Tom Nash His Ghost: to the Three Scurvy Fellowes of the Upstart Family of the Snufflers, Rufflers and Shufflers: Namely the Anabaptist, the Libertine, and the Brownist

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Page 50 - Then after we had stayed there three hours or thereabouts, we might perceive the deer appear on the hills round about us (their heads making a show like a wood), which being followed close by the...
Page 49 - ... compass, they do bring, or chase in the deer, in many herds, (two, three, or four hundred in a herd,) to such or such a place, as the noblemen shall appoint them ; then, when day is come, the lords and gentlemen of their companies...
Page 29 - So leaving the castle, as it is both defensive against my opposition, and magnific for lodging and receite, 1 descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a street of that length, which is half an English mile from 'the castle to a fair port which they call the...
Page 50 - Irish greyhounds, they are let loose as the occasion serves upon the herd of deer, so that with dogs, guns, arrows, dirks, and daggers, in the space of two hours, fourscore fat deer were slain, which after are disposed of some one way, and some another, twenty and thirty miles, and more than enough left for us to make merry withal at our rendezvous.
Page 47 - Their habit is — shoes, with but one sole a-piece ; stockings, (which they call short hose...
Page 48 - I saw in those parts ; for I was the space of twelve days after, before I saw either house, corn-field, or habitation for any creature, but deer, wild horses, wolves, and such like creatures, — which made me doubt that I should never have seen a house again.
Page 7 - You shall receive, my dear wife, my last words, in these my last lines. My love I send you, that you may keep when I am dead ; and my counsel, that you may remember it when I am no more. I would not, with my will, present you sorrows, dear Bess ; let them go to the grave with me, and be buried in the dust : and seeing that it is not the will of God that I...
Page 49 - ... the noblemen shall appoint them ; then, when day is come, the lords and gentlemen of their companies do ride or go to the said places, sometimes wading up to the...

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