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" Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran his chair through with a sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The bishop of Salisbury's son * is said to be of the gang. "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 384
by Alexander Chalmers - 1813
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The Eighteenth Century: Or, Illustrations of the Manners and Customs of Our ...

Alexander Andrews - 1856 - 334 pages
...every night, slit people's noses, and bid them," &c. " 9$. — Young Davenant was telling us at court how' he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs, and a great...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURTY

ALEXANDRA ANDTEWS - 1856
...every night, slit people's noses, and bid them," &c. " 9th. — Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by' the Mohocks, and how they...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs, and a great...
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Leicester square; its associations and its worthies. With a sketch of Hunter ...

Tom Taylor - 1874 - 495 pages
...night, slit people's noses, &c.; young Davenant was telling us at Court how he was set upon by them, and how they ran his chair through with a sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's ' son is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs; and a great...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts ..., Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...did not care to dine with ; so I dined with Mrs. Vanhomrigh. Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran his chair through with a sword.* It is not safe * Ever since the accession of James I. the streets of London had been infested with a set of disorderly...
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England and the English in the Eighteenth Century: Chapters in the ..., Volume 1

William Connor Sydney - 1891
...&c. ? ' In the next entry (March 9) he writes as follows : — Young Davenant was telling us at Court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son (Thomas Burnet) is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs...
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Dean Swift and His Writings

Gerald Patrick Moriarty - 1893 - 341 pages
...people's noses, and bid them, &c. ? " March gth. — " . . . Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs; and a great...
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Swift: Selections from His Works, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1892 - 488 pages
...whom I did not care to dine 1 5 with; so I dined with Mrs. Van. Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son is said to be of the gang. They 20 are all Whigs ; and a great...
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Dean Swift and His Writings

Gerald Patrick Moriarty - 1893 - 341 pages
...Mohocks, that play the devil about this town every night, slit people's noses, and bid them, &c. ? " how they ran his chair through with a sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs; and a great...
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The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1897
...whom I did not care to dine with ; so I dined with Mrs Van. Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son * is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs ; and a great...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1899 - 208 pages
...blows, or new invented wounds?" — GAY'S Trivia, Part III. " Young Davenant was telling us at court how he was set upon by the Mohocks, and how they ran...sword. It is not safe being in the streets at night for them. The Bishop of Salisbury's son is said to be of the gang. They are all Whigs; and a great...
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