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" ... feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not, to make him seem a madman, or one distracted, when he is no other than a wandering and dissembling knave. "
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1871
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 2

Francis Douce - 1807 - 528 pages
...fantastic and ridiculous ; for being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not, to make...madman or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." It is said that about the year 176Oa poor idiot called Cude Yeddy, went about the...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 2

Francis Douce - 1807 - 540 pages
...fantastic and ridiculous ; for being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not, to make...madman or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." It is said that about the year 1 760 a poor idiot called Cude Yeddy, went about...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1809 - 384 pages
...fantastick and ridiculous ; for, beinga madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not ? to make...mad-man, or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." In The Btl'-man of London, by Decker, 5th edit. 1640, is another account of one...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1809 - 378 pages
...more fantastick and ridiculous ; fcr} being a madman, heismadlydeckedand dressed all over with robins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not ? to make him seem a mud-man, or one distracted, whenhe is no other than a dissembling knave." In The Btll tnun ttf London,...
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Dramatic Works, Volume 1

John Ford - 1811 - 522 pages
...fantastick and ridiculous ; for, being a madman, he is madly deck, ed, and dressed all over with ribbins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not, to make...madman, or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." For in hell they drink nor wine, nor ale, nor beer, Butjire, and smoke, and stench,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 372 pages
...fantastick and ridiculous ; for, being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not ! to make...mad-man, or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." In The Bell-man of London, by Decker, 5th edit. 1640, is another account of one...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 380 pages
...fantastick and ridiculous ; for, being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not > to make...mad-man, or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." In The Bell-man of London, by Decker, 5th edit. 1640, is another account of one...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 5

Tobias Smollett - 1817 - 680 pages
...being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rnbins (ribbands), feathers, •ruttings of cloth, and what not, to make him seem a madman,...no other than a wandering and dissembling knave.' This writer here points out one of the grievances resulting from licensing even harmless lunatics to...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1818 - 348 pages
...fantastick and ridiculous; for, being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not; to make...mad-man, or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." of these characters, under the title of an Abraham-Man; '• he sweares he hath...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 510 pages
...fantastick and ridiculous ; for, being a madman, he is madly decked and dressed all over with rubins, feathers, cuttings of cloth, and what not ? to make...mad-man, or one distracted, when he is no other than a dissembling knave." In The Bell-man of London, by Decker, 5th edit. 164-0, is another account of one...
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