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" Mrs. Barry, always excellent, has in this tragedy excelled herself, and gained a reputation beyond any woman whom I have ever seen on the theatre.* After all, it was a bold attempt of mine *  "
"Their Majesties' Servants".: Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas ... - Page 149
by Dr. Doran (John) - 1888
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The biographical mirrour: comprising a series of ancient and ..., Volume 1

Francis Godolphin Waldron, Sylvester Harding, Edward Harding - Art - 1795
...say what the town " has generally granted, that Mrs. Barry, always excellent, has, in this tra" gedy, excelled herself, and gained a reputation beyond any -woman -whom I " have ever seen on the Theatre" Colley Gibber, writing, as we learn from the dedication of his Apology, in 1 739, says, " I very perfectly...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...; but none of them will be offended if I say what the town has generally granted, that Mrs. Barry, always excellent, has in this tragedy excelled herself,...beyond any woman whom I have ever seen on the theatre.* After all, it was a bold attempt of mine * " Mrs. Barry (says Cibber) in characters of greatness had...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 8

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...; but none of them will be offended, if I say what the town has generally granted, that Mrs Barry, always excellent, has, in this tragedy, excelled herself,...beyond any woman whom I have ever seen on the theatre. After all, it was a bold attempt of mine, to write upon a single plot, unmixed with comedy ; which,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...; but none of them will be oifended, if I say what the town has generally granted, that Mrs Barry, always excellent, has, in this tragedy, excelled herself,...beyond any woman whom I have ever seen on the theatre. After all, it was a bold attempt of mine, to write upon a single plot, unmixed with comedy ; which,...
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The Works of John Dryden,: The life of John Dryden

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...; but none of them will be offended, if I say what the town has generally granted, that Mrs Barry, always excellent, has, in this tragedy, excelled herself,...beyond any woman whom I have ever seen on the theatre. After all, it was a bold attempt of mine, to write upon a single plot, unmixed with comedy ; which,...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber: Comedian and Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1822 - 514 pages
...you will judge from the words of Dryden, in his preface to " Cleomenes," where he says, Mrs. Barry, always excellent, has in this tragedy excelled herself, and gained a reputation beyond any woman I have ever seen on the theatre. I very perfectly remember her acting that part ; and however unnecessary...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 1

Literary Criticism - 1826
...will judge from the words of Dryden in his preface to " Cleomenes," where he says, " Mrs Barry, always excellent, has in this tragedy excelled herself, and gained a reputation beyond any woman I have ever seen on the theatre." I very perfectly remember her acting that part ; and however unnecessary...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 2

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...give any reasonable cause of offence has been already quoted he then proceeds to say "Mrs. Barry, always excellent, has in this Tragedy " excelled herself,..." any woman whom I have ever seen on the theatre" he afterwards explains some of the changes he had made in the story, and unfortunately adds " the...
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Life of Mrs. Siddons, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell - Actors - 1834 - 260 pages
...will judge from the words of Dryden, in his preface to ' Cleoinenes,' where he says, ' Mrs. Barry, always excellent, has, in this tragedy, excelled herself, and gained a reputation beyond any woman I have ever seen on a theatre.' I very well remember," continues Cibber, " her acting that part; and,...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...Mrs. Barry, both at court and in the city. " Mrs. Barry," says Dryden, in his Preface to Cleomenes, "always excellent, has in this tragedy excelled herself, and gained a reputation beyond any woman 1 have 2 C ever seen on the theatre." " In characters of greatness," says Cibber, " Mrs. Barry had...
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