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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 works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 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 coinpany, and, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing engaged him more than...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...this step must be admitted to be involved in considerable obscurity. We are informed by Rowe, that ' 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 Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...hunting the hare, and wooing girls." 11 The story is first told in print by Rowe, Life of Shatspeare: — doth give successful end To this debate that bleedeth at our doors, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...borough. As Rowe is the oldest authority in print for this story, we give it in his own words : — " 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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Shakespeare and His Birthplace: Containing a Biography of the Poet, and a ...

Thomas Nelson Publishers - Stratford-upon-Avon (England) - 1859 - 128 pages
...of this period, his manner of life must have been somewhat unsettled. " He had," as Eowe tells us, " 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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Handbook for Visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon

1860 - 48 pages
...happily proved the occasion of exerting one of the greatest geniuses that was ever 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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volumes 51-52

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1861
...is as follows : — "The cause which drove Shakspcare from Stratford is thus stated by Rowe : — ' He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company ; and, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deerstealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1862
...the hare, and wooing girls." 81 The story is first told in print by Rowe, Life nf Shatspeare : — " re; he hath not drunk ink : his intellect is not replenished ; he is only an animal, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of doer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, from the Text of Johnson ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1862
...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 biography and bibliography of Shakespeare

Henry George Bohn - 1863
...readers. The firft printed account is given by Rowe, who ftates " that Shakefpeare had, by a misfor" tune common enough to young " fellows, fallen into ill...company, " and amongft them fome, that made " a frequent pra&ife of deer fteal" ing, engaged him in robbing a " park that belonged to Sir Thomas " Lucy, of...
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