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" And whereas public Sports do not well agree with public Calamities, nor public Stage-plays with the Seasons of Humiliation, this being an exercise of sad and pious Solemnity, and the other being Spectacles of Pleasure too commonly expressing lascivious... "
Government regulation of Elizabethan drama - Page 223
by Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve - 1908 - 259 pages
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The history of the Puritans, or Protestant non-conformists: with ..., Volume 2

Daniel Neal - Great Britain - 1817
...declared, that " whereas public sports do not * agree with public calamities, nor public stage-plays with 1 the seasons of humiliation ; this being an exercise of sad ' and pious solemnity ; the other being spectacles of plea' sure too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levi* iy ;...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 12

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Antiques & Collectibles - 1825
...recreations were laid aside. By an ordinance of September the second, 1642, it was declared, that, " whereas public sports do not well agree with public...this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity; the other being spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity ; it is,...
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Memoirs of the Protector: Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons, Richard and Henry

Great Britain - 1821
...agree with public calamities, nor public stage-plays with seasons of humiliation ; they being exercises of sad and pious solemnity, and the other being spectacles...too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity. Instead of these are recommended the profitable and seasonable considerations of repentance, reconciliation,...
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The history of the Puritans: or, Protestant nonconformists; from ..., Volume 2

Daniel Neal - Great Britain - 1822
...laid aside. By an ordinance of September 2, 1642, it was declared, that " whereas public sports do not agree with public calamities, nor public stage-plays...this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity ; the other being spectacles of pleasure too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity ; it is...
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The history of the Puritans, or Protestant nonconformist ; from ..., Volume 2

Daniel Neal, Joshua Toulmin, John Overton Choules - Religion - 1822
...laid aside. By an ordinance of September 2, 1642, it was declared, that " whereas public sports do not agree with public calamities, nor public stage-plays...this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity ; the other being spectacles of pleasure too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity; it is...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 94, Part 2; Volume 136

Early English newspapers - 1824
...agree with publick calamities, nor publick stage-plays with tbe seasons of humiliation, this being au exercise of sad and pious solemnity, and the other...mirth and levity: it is therefore thought fit, and ordaiued by tbe Lords and Commons in this Parliament assembled, that while these sad causes and set-times...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1825
...recreations were laid aside. By an ordinance of September the second, 1642, it was declared, that, " whereas public sports do not well agree with public...this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity ; the other being spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity ; it...
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Dramatic table talk, or Scenes, situations & adventures, serious & comic, in ...

Richard Ryan - 1825
...enjoined ; and whereas pnblike sports doe not well agree with publike calamities, nor publike stage-playes with the seasons of humiliation, this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity, and the other spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levetie ; it is therefore thought...
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Dramatic Table Talk: Or, Scenes, Situations, & Adventures, Serious ..., Volume 3

Richard Ryan - Actors - 1830
...enjoined ; and whereas publike sports doe not well agree with publike calamities, nor publike stage-playes with the seasons of humiliation, this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity, and the other spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levetie ; it is therefore thought...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1825
...declared, that, " whereas public sports do not well agree with public calamities, nor public staje-plays with the seasons of humiliation; this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity ; the other being spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity ; it...
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