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" ... so solemnly ridiculous as to search out who was meant by the gingerbread- woman, who by the hobby-horse man, who by the costardmonger, nay, who by their wares. "
Government regulation of Elizabethan drama - Page 133
by Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve - 1908 - 259 pages
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An examination of the charges maintained by messrs. Malone, Chalmers and ...

Octavius Graham Gilchrist - 1808
...loss to discover a commentary among " the politic picklocks of the scene" in our own. " It is finally agreed by the aforesaid hearers and spectators, that...neither in themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be conr cealed, any state decipherer or politic picklock of the scene, so solemnly ridiculous as to search...
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, George Colman, Francis Beaumont, Peter Whalley - 1811
...will please any body, they shall be entreated to come in. In consideration of which, it is finally agreed, by the aforesaid hearers and spectators, That...themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be concealed, any state-decipherer, or politic picklock of the scene, so solemnly ridiculous, as to search out, who was...
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - English drama - 1811
...come in. In consideration of which, it is finally agreed, by the aforesaid heavers and spccta- " tors, That they neither in themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be concealed, any state-decipherer, or politic picklock of the scene, so solemnly ridiculous, as to search out, who was...
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Notes and Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1883
...nn allusion to this office in the following passage 1 — "In consideration of which, it ia finally agreed, by the aforesaid hearers and spectators, That...themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be concealed any ้tale- decipherer, or politic picklock of the scene, so solemnly ridiculous as to search out who was...
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Memoirs of Bartholomew fair. Repr

Henry Morley - 1874
...mechanic, who makes all the puppets in the Fair. (Inigo Jones, say acute commentators. — Let no one be " so solemnly ridiculous as to search out, who was meant by the gingerbread woman, who by the hobby-horse man, who by the costard-monger, nay who by their wares,"...
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A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne, Volume 1

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English drama - 1875 - 1247 pages
...spectators, That they neither in themselves conceal, or suffer by them to be concealed, any stale-decyphcrer, or politic picklock of the scene, so solemnly ridiculous as to search out who was meant by the gingerbread woman, who by the hobby-horse man, who by the costardmonger, nay, who by their wares. Or...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 4

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...I believe, travelling museums,) by which the credulity of the good citizens has in all periods been the aforesaid hearers and spectators, That they neither in themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be consomewhat abused. — At 'all events, I should not have stumbled on satyrs. Our ancestors indeed,...
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Works, Volume 4

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1875
...I believe, travelling museums,) by which the credulity of the good citizens has in all periods been the aforesaid hearers and spectators, That they neither in themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be consomewhat abused. — At "all events, I should not have stumbled on satyrs. Our ancestors indeed,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 4

Ben Jonson - English drama - 1875
...afraid, and not an innocent dance by a description of beings familiar to every frequenter of the stage. the aforesaid hearers and spectators, That they neither in themselves conceal, nor suffer by them to be consomewhat abused. — At'all events, I should not have stumbled on satyrs. Our ancestors indeed,...
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Ben Jonson: Bartholomew Fair. Cynthia's revels; or, The fountain of self ...

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1894
...will please anybody they shall be intreated to come in. " In consideration of which, it is finally agreed, by the aforesaid hearers and spectators, That...solemnly ridiculous as to search out who was meant by the gingerbread- woman, who by the hobby-horse man, who by the costardmonger, nay, who by their wares....
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