A topographical and historical description of the county of Warwick

Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, and G. Cowie and Company, 1820 - 322 ページ

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241 ページ - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
246 ページ - Warwick; his father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours that, when he was a boy, he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style and make a speech.
326 ページ - Historj and Antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon : comprising a Description of the Collegiate Church ; the Life of Shakspeare ; and Copies of several Documents relating to him and his Family, never before printed. With a Biographical Sketch of other eminent Characters, natives of, or who have resided in Stratford.
102 ページ - ... continued to solicit him, insomuch that he told her if she would ride on horseback naked from one end of the town to the other, in the sight of all the people, he would grant her request. Whereunto she returned, ' But will you give me leave so to do ? ' And he replying
235 ページ - Shakespeare in a laughing manner, that he fancied he intended to write his epitaph, if he happened to outlive him ; and since he could not know what might be said of him when he was dead, he...
328 ページ - Picturesque Views on the Upper, or Warwickshire Avon, from its source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury : with observations on the publick buildings, and other works of art in its vicinity.
102 ページ - It is said by Eapin, that the countess, previous to her riding, commanded all persons to keep within doors, and from their windows, on pain of death ; but, notwithstanding this severe penalty, there was one person who could not forbear giving a look, out of curiosity; but it cost him his life.
327 ページ - Antiquities of Manceter (including the Hamlets of Hartshill, Oldbury and Atherstone). and also of the adjacent Parish of Ansley, in the county of Warwick : by the late Benjamin Bartlett KIC Esq., with Additions.
178 ページ - After which, he was slain by a blow with a halbert on the hinder part of his head, receiving at the same time another deep wound in his face.
150 ページ - I have been told by some old people, who in their younger years were eyewitnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that shew was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city.