Bartholomew Fair

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H. Holt, 1904 - 238 pages

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User Review  - DanielSTJ - LibraryThing

The other Jonson play that is popular. I found it to be not as strong as Jonson's other main play and that it was a bit dated. Read full review

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Never actually finished this, I found it horrible to read. Read full review


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Page 217 - The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment : for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Page 185 - A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man! and his fins like arms! Warm, o
Page 151 - To Banbury came I, O profane one, Where I saw a Puritane one Hanging of his cat on Monday For killing of a mouse on Sunday.
Page 144 - We had determin'd that thou should'st have come In a Spanish suit, and have carried her so ; and he, A brokerly slave ! goes, puts it on himself. Hast brought the damask?
Page 146 - Maygame, or Pageant jestingly or prophanely speake or use the holy Name of God or of Christ Jesus, or of the Holy Ghoste or of the Trinitie...
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Page 154 - ... and sometime painted with variable colours, with two or three hundred men, women and children following it with great devotion. And thus being reared up with...
Page 163 - The custom of eating a gammon of bacon at Easter (which is still kept up in many parts of England) was founded on this, viz. to shew their abhorrence of Judaism at that solemn commemoration of our Lord's resurrection. " The use of your humble servant came first into England on the marriage of Queen Mary, daughter of Hen.

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