A Warwickshire Lad: The Story of the Boyhood of William Shakespeare
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A Warwickshire Lad: The Story of the Boyhood of William Shakespeare

By George Madden Martin
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  • A WARWICKSHIRE LAD
    • Birthplace of Shakespeare
      • Copyright, 1916, by
      • D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
        • Copyright, 1903, by P. F. Collier & Son, Inc
      • Copyright, 1903, by P. F. Collier & Son, Inc
      • Printed in the United States of America
    • Copyright, 1916, by
    • D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
      • Copyright, 1903, by P. F. Collier & Son, Inc
    • Copyright, 1903, by P. F. Collier & Son, Inc
    • Printed in the United States of America
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • A WARWICKSHIRE LAD
    • I
      • "Will clambered up on the settle to think it all over"
    • "Will clambered up on the settle to think it all over"
    • II
      • "Dad bends to tweak the ear of Will"
    • "Dad bends to tweak the ear of Will"
    • III
      • "'Ay, but those are brave words, Hammie,' says Gammer"
        • "'Save us! What's that!' cried Gammer"
      • "'Save us! What's that!' cried Gammer"
    • "'Ay, but those are brave words, Hammie,' says Gammer"
      • "'Save us! What's that!' cried Gammer"
    • "'Save us! What's that!' cried Gammer"
    • IV
      • "'Ay, boy, you shall see the players'"
    • "'Ay, boy, you shall see the players'"
    • V
      • "'An' I shall be a player, too' ... says Willy Shakespeare"
    • "'An' I shall be a player, too' ... says Willy Shakespeare"
    • VI
      • "His mother stepping now and then to the lattice window ..."
    • "His mother stepping now and then to the lattice window ..."
    • VII
      • "Bound for Grandfather's at Snitterfield they were"
    • "Bound for Grandfather's at Snitterfield they were"
    • VIII
      • "For instance, he knew one Bardolph ... the tapster at the tavern"
    • "For instance, he knew one Bardolph ... the tapster at the tavern"
    • IX
      • "Hidden among the willows ... he spends the morning"
        • "The two have run away ... to wander about the river banks."
      • "The two have run away ... to wander about the river banks."
    • "Hidden among the willows ... he spends the morning"
      • "The two have run away ... to wander about the river banks."
    • "The two have run away ... to wander about the river banks."
    • X
      • "He ... trudged up the path and peered in at the open door"
        • "'When the masterful hand, groping, seizes mine, I shall know it'"
      • "'When the masterful hand, groping, seizes mine, I shall know it'"
    • "He ... trudged up the path and peered in at the open door"
      • "'When the masterful hand, groping, seizes mine, I shall know it'"
    • "'When the masterful hand, groping, seizes mine, I shall know it'"
    • XI
      • "This strange thing called Death...."
    • "This strange thing called Death...."
    • XII
      • "Dad ... sat staring in moody silence"
    • "Dad ... sat staring in moody silence"
    • XIII
      • "Tall, sturdy Will Shakespeare could buy up cattle ... as well as the butcher's son"
    • "Tall, sturdy Will Shakespeare could buy up cattle ... as well as the butcher's son"
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