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" This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrick; wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 67
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 7

1841
...very ground. ' This was the fatal period of that vertuous fabriqnc, wherein nothing did perish bnt wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one...would perhaps have broyled him if he had not, by the bcnrfit of a provident wit. put it out with bottle ale. The rest when we meet,' — Reliquia Woollona....
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 4

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...idle smoak, and their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round likeatrain, consuming within less than an hour the whole house...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit put it out with a bottle of ale.' From...
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The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford

Philip Massinger - 1840 - 662 pages
...the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and л ( ۚ 8{ I 6 b1 Z! P vV A3 σW ,- I( DHf ⚢ ! q F, 3 ~ [ broiled him , if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it oot with bottle ale." — Annals,...
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The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford. With an Introduction, by Hartley ...

Philip Massinger - 1840 - 662 pages
...fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, anil afew forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." — Annals,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 7

1841
...very ground. ' This was the; fatal period of that vertuous fabrique, wherein nothing did perish bat wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broylcd him if he had not, by the benefit of a proTidcnt wit. put it out with bottle ale. The rest...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottls ale." Here, then,...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...accident. The first written by Sir ílenry Wolton, und dated y 2, 1613, concludes by asserting that " estry of «ilk and silver ; the story Proud Cleopatra, when she ;" nnd the second from Mr. John f hamberlame to Sir Hnlph Winwood, dated July 8, 1613, remarks, that...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 360 pages
...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale."* Here,...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere: Comedies ...

William Shakespeare - 1852
...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale," Here, then,...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1852
...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrie, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks : only one man had hi- breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident...
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