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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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A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare, Player ...

Frederick Gard Fleay - Dramatists, English - 1886 - 364 pages
...probably expired. 1585-7. Three or four years after his union with Anne Hathaway, 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 deer stealing, engaged him with them more than...
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A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare, Player ...

Frederick Gard Fleay - Dramatists, English - 1886 - 364 pages
...probably expired. 1585-7. Three or four years after his union with Anne Hathaway, 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 deer stealing, engaged him with them more than...
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A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare, Player ...

Frederick Gard Fleay - Dramatists, English - 1886 - 364 pages
...probably expired. 1585-7. Three or four years after his union with Anne Hathaway, 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 deer stealing, engaged him with them more than...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 10

Henry Morley - English literature - 1893
...Charlecote, five miles out of Stratford. Thus the account runs in Rowe's Life of Shakespeare : "lie 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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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 9

1896
...after his marriage Shakespeare quitted his native town. ' He had," says his first biographer, Rowe, ' by a misfortune, common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of <Ieer-stealing engaged him more than once in robbing...
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A Life of William Shakespeare

Sir Sidney Lee - Dramatists, English - 1898 - 479 pages
...was the immediate cause of his long severance from his native place. ' He had,' wrote Rowe in 17o9, ' by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, among them, some, that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him with them more than once...
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A Life of William Shakespeare

Sir Sidney Lee - 1898 - 476 pages
...was the immediate cause of his long severance from his native place. ' He had,' wrote Rowe in 1709, 'by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, among them, some, that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him with them more than Poaching...
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A Life of William Shakespeare

Sir Sidney Lee - 1898 - 476 pages
...was the immediate cause of his long severance from his native place. 'He had,' wrote Rowe in 1709, 'by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, among them, some, that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged him with them more than Poachin...
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Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and ...

Jesse Johnson - 1899 - 100 pages
...was the immediate cause of his long severance from his native place. " He had," wrote Rowe in 1709, " by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and among them, some, that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing, engaged 1 Lee's Shakespeare, pp....
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - American essays - 1900 - 4190 pages
...Shakespeare's departure from Stratford is thus told circumstantially by Rowe, his first biographer: "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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