The home of Shakspere illustrated and described

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Chapman and Hall, 1847 - 32 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 1 - Steevens, the most acute, and perhaps the most learned, of his commentators, stated, long before, that " all that is known with any degree of certainty concerning Shakespeare is — that he was born at Stratford-upon-Avon — married and had children there — went to London, where he commenced actor and wrote poems and plays — returned to Stratford, made his will, died, and was buried.
الصفحة 11 - Arms is reported to have been brought from the neighbouring church of Bidford. From the house where Shakspere was born to the place where he obtained his "small Latin and less Greek," is but a short distance. THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL is situated in the High Street, beside the Chapel of the Guild, or of the Holy Cross, a good specimen of the ecclesiastical architecture of the reign of Henry VII.; and the interior of which was originally decorated with a series of remarkable paintings; the principal being...
الصفحة 9 - The walls of its squalid chambers are covered with names and inscriptions in every language by pilgrims of all nations, ranks, and conditions, from the prince to the peasant, and present a simple but striking instance of the spontaneous and universal bom \ge of mankind to the great poet of Nature.
الصفحة 17 - ... it. The laxity of game-laws then, and the sympathy with which popular feeling regarded the act, re-echoed only the sentiments rendered popular by the constant singing of the Robin Hood ballads; and viewed such adventures much as we should regard the boyish robbing of an orchard. The plays and poems of the period abound with the expression of similar sentiments. In the play of The Merry Devil of Edmonton, mine Host and Sir John the Priest both join in the fun of deer-stealing ; the Host declaring,...
الصفحة 12 - a priest fit and able in knowledge to teach grammar freely to all scholars coming to the school in the said town to him, taking nothing of the scholars for their teaching.

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