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Page 232 - THE HONEST WHORE : with the Humours of the Patient Man, and the Longing Wife; as it hath beene acted by her Majesties Servants with great applause.
Page xxxiii - Mayor, Aldermen, and Sheriffs of London in the year 1601. Page 205, line 2. There must have been an older play on the story of Hercules than any mentioned in Henslowe's Diary. To this fact we may cite the testimony of Robert Greene in his " Groatsworth of Wit," 1592: a player there says, "The twelve labours of Hercules have I terribly thundered on the Stage, and played three scenes of the Devil in the Highway to Heaven." Here also the player declares that he was "famous for Delphrygus, and the King...
Page xliii - April, 1845 ; that we have examined the same, together with the vouchers in support thereof, and find the whole Account correct and satisfactory. And we further report that the following is a correct Abstract of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Society for the above period. RECEIPTS.
Page 201 - Hieronimo. Newly corrected, amended, and enlarged with new Additions of the Painters part, and others, as it hath of late been diuers times acted.
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Page vi - The COUNCIL of the NAVY RECORDS SOCIETY wish it to be distinctly understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications. For these the responsibility rests entirely with the Editors of the several works.
Page xi - CHARLES, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, Kinge of England, Scotland, Fraunce, and Ireland, Defender of the Fayth, &c.
Page 225 - Shrew," which preceded Shakespeare's comedy, and which has been reprinted by the Shakespeare Society from the unique copy of 1594, in the library of the Duke of Devonshire. 2 Two old plays, we may presume, in the revival of which E. Alleyn had been instrumental. Longshanks had been brought out in 1595 (see p. 55); but of Philip of Spain we know nothing—excepting that he is introduced into Lust's Dominion, a play long erroneously assigned to Marlowe. 3 Founded upon a tragical incident of the time:...
Page xl - FSA, &c. 5. THE MIRROR OF MONSTERS : an attack upon theatrical performances in 1587 by WILLIAM RANKINS, who afterwards became a Dramatic Poet, and the author of Satires, &c., printed in 1596. 6. TRANSLATIONS OF TWO ITALIAN COMEDIES, GL' INGANNI AND GL' INGANNATI, the plots of which bear a strong resemblance to Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.