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" Whether the examination be a pleasant business or not, it is somewhat important, " for," says Mr, Dyce, " the following memorandum respecting it occurs in the office-book of the Master of the Records : ' On Thursday night, 6th of February, 1633, The Gamester... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley, Now First Collected: Some ... - Page xxii
by James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1848
...in the Office Book of the Master of the Revels. " On Thursday night, 6 of Febr. 1633, the Gameiter was acted at Court, made by Sherley out of a plot of the King's, given him by mee, and well lifcte. The King sayd it was the best play he had seen for seven years." P. 262. The following...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...Sherley the poctt made the profc and verfe. " On thurfday night the 6 of Febru. 1633, ^ie Gamefter was acted at Court, made by Sherley, out of a plot...king's, given him by mee; and well likte. The king fayd it was the beft play he had feen for feveri years. " On Shrovetufday night, the 1 8 of February,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...the poett made the profe and verfe. " On thurfday night the 6 of Febru. 1633, Tbe Gamejier was aded at Court, made by Sherley, out of a plot of the king's, given him by mee; and well likte. The king fayd it was the beft play he had feen for feven years. " On Shrovetufday night, the 18 of February,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...the scene ; Mr. Sherley the poett made the prose and verse. " On thursday night the 6 of Febru. 1633, The Gamester .was acted at Court, made by Sherley,...king sayd it was the best play he had seen for seven years. " On Shrovetusday night, the 18 of February, 1633, the Kinge dancte his Masque, accompanied...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...the scene ; Mr. Sherley the poett made the prose and verse. " On thursday night the 6 of Febru. 1633, The Gamester was acted at Court, made by Sherley,...king sayd it was the best play he had seen for seven years. " On Shrovetusday night, the 18 of February, 1633, the Kinge dancte his Masque, accompanied...
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Some account of Shirley and his writings. Commendatory verses on Shirley ...

James Shirley, Alexander Dyce - 1833
...Scaligeriana &c. per F FPP p. ISO. ed. 1668. 1 Malone's Shakespeare (by Boswell) vol. iii. p. 234. THE GAMESTER was licensed Nov. 11, 16334. The following...press in 1637, As it was presented by her Majesties Servant*, At the private House in Drury Lane ; and has been reprinted in Dodsley's Old Plays, 1744,...
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The ball. The young admiral. The Gamester. The example. The opportunity. The ...

James Shirley, Alexander Dyce - 1833
...occurs in the office book of the master of the revels : " on thursday night 6 of Febru. 1633 [163|], The Gamester was acted at Court, made by Sherley,...king sayd it was the best play he had seen for seven years." The intrigue between Wilding and his kinswoman, his wife and Hazard, is borrowed, as Langbaine...
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The North British Review, Volume 24

Allan Freer - History - 1855
...in the office book of the Master of the Records : ' On Thursday night, 6th of February, 1633 " The Gamester" was acted at Court, made by Sherley,...king's, given him by mee, and well likte. The king say it was the best play he had seen for seven years.7" This is, indeed, important. We shal now have...
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Sir Walter Raleigh and His Time: With Other Papers

Charles Kingsley - Theater - 1859 - 461 pages
...occurs in the office-book of the Master of the Records : ' On Thursday night, 6th of February, 1633, The Gamester was acted at Court, made by Sherley,...king sayd it was the best play he had seen for seven years.' " This is, indeed, important. We shall now have an opportunity of fairly testing at the same...
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