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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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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1854
...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." From all...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 35

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1854
...than an hour, the whole house to the very grounds. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that perhaps had broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale."...
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The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1856
...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,...only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perbaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...within 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...; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that perhaps had broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale."...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and ...

William Henry Smith (of Harley) - 1857 - 166 pages
...an hour the whole house to the very grounds. This F was the fatal period to that virtuous fabrique, 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." Prom what...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1857 - 706 pages
...within 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." Fires seem...
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Shakspere's Werke, herausg. und erklärt von N. Delius. [With ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1858
...an hour, the it-hole house to the veiij ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric; wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw , and a few forsaken cloaks. Nach den detaillirten Angaben namentlich W o tt on 's kann das neue Drama, das die Sliaksporc'sche...
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The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford

Philip Massinger, John Ford - English drama - 1859 - 662 pages
...in a letter to his nephew, concludes thus :— « 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."— 4»mal»,...
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Homes and Haunts of the Wise and Good, Or, Visits to Remarkable Places in ...

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Dwellings - 1859 - 376 pages
...within 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...cloaks; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that perhaps had broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale."...
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A Dictionary of Old English Plays, Existing Either in Print Or in Manuscript ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - English drama - 1860 - 296 pages
...hour, the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrique, wherein nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken...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 bottled ale." Of this...
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