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" To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded Bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly, with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. He defends... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Página 486
1833
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The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England ...

Joseph Strutt - 1850 - 420 páginas
...escape because of his chain ; he defends himself with all his force ;>nd skill, throwing down all that come within his reach, and are not active enough to get out of if, and tearing the whips out of their hands, and breaking them." Lanehamspeaking of a bear-baiting...
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Bentley's miscellany, Volumen29

1851
...this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by live or six men, standing circularly with whips, which...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain. He defends himself with all his strength and skill, throwing down all that come...
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The Good Old Times of Queen Bess

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1851 - 215 páginas
...bear-baiting, says, " to this entertainment there followed another, that of whipping a blinded bear ; which is performed by five or six men standing circularly, with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. He defends himself with all...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volumen1

C. Gough - 1853
...bulls and bears, adds : — " To this entertainment there follows that of whipping a blind bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly, with whips, which they exercise on htm without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. He defends himself with all...
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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - 1854
...beheaded in the Tower. five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them, because of his...himself with all his force and skill, throwing down those that come within his reach, and are not active enough to get out of it ; and tearing their whips...
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The Englishwoman's domestic magazine. [Imperf. With] Supplemental fashions ...

...still more savage and inhuman practice of whipping blinded bears very frequently took place. This was performed by five or six men standing circularly with whips, which they exercised without mercy. Poor Bruin could not, of course, escape, because of his chain, and all the...
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Dogs

George Frederick Pardon - 1857 - 324 páginas
...wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men standing circularly...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all that come...
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Ten thousand wonderful things

Edmund Fillingham King - 1859
...wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise uoon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because o± his chain. He defends himself...
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Traits and Anecdotes of Animals

William White Cooper - 1861 - 340 páginas
...bloody baiting, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain. He defends himself with all his strength and skill, throwing down all that come...
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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - 1864 - 338 páginas
...bulls and bears, adds— "To this entertainment there follows that of whipping a blinded bear ; which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them, because of his chain. He defends himself with...
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