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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 dramatic works of William Shakespeare, with copious glossarial notes and ...

William Shakespeare - 1864
...commonly assigned is " the deer-stealing story." The original statement of the matter is as follows :— " 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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, with Biographical Introduction by ...

William Shakespeare - 1865
...sufficient warrant. He says, with much coolness, and a sort of vulgar familiarity, — "Shakespeare 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...
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Shaksperean gems, newly collected and arranged with a life of W. Shakspere ...

William Shakespeare - 1865
...furnishes the following circumstances as conducive to his departure from Stratford. "He had," says Rowe, "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 Stratford Shakspere: Life of Shakspere by the editor. King John. King ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...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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Biography: Or, Third Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 5

Charles Knight - Biography - 1867
...and Hathaways belonged. The cause which drove Shakapere 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 deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The English Cyclopaedia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1867
...and Hathaways belonged. The cause which drove Shakepere 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 deer stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Pericles. The tempest. The two gentlemen ...

William Shakespeare - 1868
...borough. As Rowe is this oldest authority in print for this itoiy, we give it in his own words: — " He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company; and among them some, that made a frequent practice of deerstealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The Ornithology of Shakespeare: Critically Examined, Explained, and Illustrated

James Edmund Harting - Birds in literature - 1871 - 321 pages
...this indiscretion. The story is first told in print by Rowe, in his " Life of Shakespeare " : — " 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 British Quarterly Review, Volumes 61-62

Henry Allon - 1875
...bore three louses rampant in his arms.' Rowe (1709), improving on Ihis hearsay story, says : — ' He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, amongst them, some that made a frequent practiee of deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 62

Christianity - 1875
...bore three louses rampant in his arms.' Rowe (1709), improving on this hearsay story, says : — ' 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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