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" He had by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing engaged him more than once in robbing a park that belonged to Sir Thomas Lucy, of Charlecote, near Stratford.... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ... - Page xvi
by William Shakespeare - 1797
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
...prevented his being sufficiently scrupulous about the conduct and the characters of his associates. " He had by a misfortune, common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company," says Rowe ; and the excesses into which they seduced him, were by no means consistent with that seriousness...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text ..., Part 50, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...hastened by a scrape in which some deer-poaching exploit involved him. " He had," says Mr. Rowe, " by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and amongst them some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...happily proved the occasion of exerting one of the greatest geniuses that ever was known in dramatic poetry. He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, William Hazlitt - 1852
...hastened by a scrape in which some deer-poaching exploit involved him. " He had," says Mr. Kowe, " by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and amongst them some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...borough. As Rowe is the oldest authority in print for this story, we give it in his own words : — s" He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company ; and among them some, that made a frequent practiee of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...certainly no appearance of having originated in his marriage. " Shakspeare," says his biographer, Rowe, "had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and amongst them some that made a practice of deerstealing engaged him more than once in robbing a park...
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Stratford as Connected with Shakespeare: And the Bard's Rural Haunts

Edwin Lees - Dramatists, English - 1854 - 66 pages
...happily proved the occasion of exerting one of the greatest geniuses that ever was known in dramatic poetry. He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robhing...
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Stratford as Connected with Shakespeare: And the Bard's Rural Haunts

Edwin Lees - Dramatists, English - 1854 - 66 pages
...happily proved the occasion of exerting one of the greatest geniuses that ever was known in dramatic poetry. He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...being hastened by a scrape in which some deer-poaching frolic involved him. " He had," says Mr. Rowe, " by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company; and amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer -stealing engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Land We Live in: The Midland counties and the East coast of England

England - 1856
...happily proved the occasion of exerting one of the greatest geniuses that ever was known in dramatic poetry. He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, amongst them, some, that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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