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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 Book of table-talk [ed. by C. MacFarlane]. - Page 118
by Book - 1847
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 4

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round like atrain, consuming within less lhaii an hour the whole house to the very ground. This was...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 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, Volume 1

Philip Massinger, John Ford - English drama - 1840 - 450 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 intr. by H. Coleridge. [2 ...

Philip Massinger, John Ford - 1840
...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

Charles Knight - 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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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 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, Volume 4

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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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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