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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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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - 1899 - 217 pages
...the fifth stanza we have the lines, This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yei 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." Howes, in...
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Shakespeare's Life and Work

Sir Sidney Lee - Dramatists, English - 1900 - 231 pages
...than an hour the whole House to the very grounds. This was the fatal period of that vertuous fabrique; wherein yet nothing did perish, but wood and straw...cloaks; only one man had his breeches set on fire, 138 SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE AND WORK that would perhaps have broyled him, if he had not by the benefit of...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1900
...an hour the whole House to the very grounds. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrique ; wherein yet nothing did perish, but wood and straw and a few forsaken cloaks." And the old chronicler of this first of many similar catastrophes adds with naive humour: "Only one...
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Shakespeare's Life and Work

Sir Sidney Lee - Dramatists, English - 1904 - 231 pages
...than an hour the whole House to the very grounds. This was the fatal period of that vertuous fabrique; wherein yet nothing did perish, but wood and straw and a few forsaken c]oaksj only one man had his breeches set on fire, Theatre, June 29. that would perhaps have broyled...
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In the Days of Shakespeare

Tudor Jenks - 1905 - 288 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...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." Besides...
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Shakespeare's London

Henry Thew Stephenson - Great Britain - 1905 - 357 pages
...inwardly and ran round like a train, consuming in less than an hour the whole house to the very ground; nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks, and one man had his breeches set on fire." (Sir Henry Wotton.) The Globe was immediately rebuilt, octagonal...
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Shakespeare's London

Henry Thew Stephenson - Great Britain - 1905 - 357 pages
...inwardly and ran round like a train, consuming in less than an hour the whole house to the very ground ; nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks, and one man had his breeches set on fire." (Sir Henry Wotton.) The Globe was immediately rebuilt, octagonal...
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The life and letters of Sir Henry Wotton, Volume 2

Logan Pearsall Smith, Sir Henry Wotton - 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 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 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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