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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 Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton, Volume 2

Logan Pearsall Smith - Great Britain - 1907
...than an hour the whole house to the very grounds.2 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. The rest when...
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The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton, Volume 2

Logan Pearsall Smith - Great Britain - 1907
...than an hour the whole house to the very grounds. 4 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. The rest when...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1908
...a train, consuming within less than an hour the whole House to the very ground." Wotton adds that " nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks." A manuscript letter of Thomas Lorkin to Sir Thomas Puckering (June 80, 1613) tells us that the fire...
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The Aldus Shakespeare: With Copious Notes and Comments, Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1909
...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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A Life of William Shakespeare

Sir Sidney Lee - Dramatists, English - 1909 - 495 pages
...an hour the whole House to the very grounds. This was the fatal period of that vertuuus fabrique ; wherein yet nothing did perish, but wood and straw...man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps havebroyled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit put it out with bottle[d] ale.' John...
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William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life

Samuel Schoenbaum, Distinguished Professor of Renaissance Literature and Director Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies S Schoenbaum - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 384 pages
...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,...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have 276 broiled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit put it out with bottle ale.25 Such...
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Art Imitates Business: Commercial and Political Influences in Elizabethan ...

James H. Forse - History - 1993 - 298 pages
...and sober attention of the audiences, and the fact that the only casualties from the Globe fire were "a few forsaken cloaks; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that, a provident wit put it out with bottle ale," testifies that even under threatening conditions, playgoers...
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Art Imitates Business: Commercial and Political Influences in Elizabethan ...

James H. Forse - History - 1993 - 298 pages
...and sober attention of the audiences, and the fact that the only casualties from the Globe fire were "a few forsaken cloaks; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that, a provident wit put it out with bottle ale," testifies that even under threatening conditions, playgoers...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Professor of English Trinity College R B Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 324 pages
...Henry Wotton's account of the destruction by fire of the Globe in 1613 omits Wotton's statement that "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 bottle ale." This strategic...
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Shakespeare's Globe Rebuilt

James Ronald Mulryne, J. R. Mulryne, Margaret Shewring, Andrew Gurr - Architecture - 1997 - 192 pages
...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,...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. John Chamberlain...
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