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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London During the Eighteenth Century ... - Page 130
by James Peller Malcolm - 1810
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Habits and men

John Doran - 1854
...it was ; but her Majesty tore the masks off herself, or rather threatened to do so, as thus : — " We do hereby strictly command that no person, of what quality soever, presume to go behind the scenes, or come upon the stage, either before or during the acting of any piece; that...
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Habits and men: with remnants of record touching the makers of both

Dr. Doran (John) - Manners and customs - 1855 - 402 pages
...it was ; but her Majesty tore the masks off herself, or rather threatened to do so, as thus : — " We do hereby strictly command that no person, of what quality soever, presume to go behind the scenes, or come upon the stage either before or during the acting of any piece ; that...
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all the year round

charles dickens - 1874
...royal interference, and strictly commanded that " no person of what quality soever should presume to go behind the scenes, or come upon the stage, either before or during the acting of any play ; that no woman should be allowed, or presume to wear, a vizard mask in either of the theatres...
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A Book of the Play: Studies and Illustrations of Histrionic Story ..., Volume 1

Dutton Cook - Theater - 1876
...royal interference, and strictly commanded that "no person of what quality soever should presume to go behind the scenes, or come upon the stage, either before or during the acting of any play; that no woman should be allowed, or presume to wear, a vizard mask in either of the theatres...
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On the Stage: Studies of Theatrical History and the Actor's Art, Volume 1

Dutton Cook - Theater - 1883
...Queen Anne had issued a special order that no person, of what quality soever, should presume to go behind the scenes or come upon the stage, either before or during the acting of any play, "under penalty of being proceeded against as contemners of our royal authority, and disturbers...
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The History of Hampton Court Palace: Orange and Guelph times. 1st ed. 1891

Ernest Philip Alphonse Law - Hampton Court (S.C.). - 1891
...for the reform of the " indecencies and disorders of the stage," her Majesty arbitrarily commanding " that no person of what quality soever, presume to...before or during the acting of any opera or play," and declaring that those who disobeyed this injunction should be proceeded against as " contemners of our...
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Women in English Life from Mediæval to Modern Times, Volume 1

Georgiana Hill - Women - 1896
...abolishing abuses and indecencies, it was commanded — "that no person of what quality soever presume to go behind the scenes or come upon the stage either before or during the acting of any play ; that no woman be allowed or presume to wear a vizard mask in either of the theatres," f together...
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The Queen's Comrade: The Life and Times of Sarah, Duchess of ..., Volume 2

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - 1901
...great disorders and justly given offence, she commanded that no person of what quality soever should go behind the scenes or come upon the stage, either before or during the acting of any play ; that no woman be allowed to wear a mask in either of the theatres, and finally that no person...
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The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 1

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1902 - 600 pages
...therefore is, and We do hereby strictly CommandJjThat no Person of what Quality soever, Presume to go Behind the Scenes, or come upon the Stage, either before, or during the Acting of any Play. That no Woman be Allow'd or Presume to wear a Vizard Mask in either of the Theatres, and that...
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The pageant of London, Volume 2

Richard Davey - London (England) - 1906
...of the stage, which have occasioned great disorders and justly given offence, our will and pleasure is, and we do hereby strictly command, that no person of what quality soever presume to go behind the scenes, or come upon the stage either before or during the acting of any play : that...
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