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" I saw at that house, being a great play and serious ; only Lacy did act the country gentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places, and doing everything for money. "
The Stage Censor: An Historical Sketch: 1544-1907 - Page 67
by G. M. G. - 1908 - 128 pages
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The Town; its memorable characters and events, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1848
...did act the country gentleman come up to court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about the selling of places, and doing everything for money. The play took very much. " 16th (April 1667). Knipp tells me the King was so angry at the liberty taken by Lacy's part to abuse...
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A Dictionary of Old English Plays, Existing Either in Print Or in Manuscript ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - English drama - 1860 - 296 pages
...serious ; only Lacy did act the country-gentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...doing everything for money. The play took very much." CHANGES ; or, Love in a Maze. A comedy, by James Shirley. Acted at the private house in Salisbury Court,...
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A dictionary of old English plays, existing either in print or in manuscript ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1860 - 296 pages
...serious; only Lacy did act the country-gentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...doing everything for money. The play took very much." CHANGES; or, Love in a Maze. A comedy, by James Shirley. Acted at the private house in Salisbury Court,...
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Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys ...

Samuel Pepys, Baron Richard Griffin Braybrooke, John Smith (Rector of Baldock.) - Great Britain - 1867
...serious ; only Lacy did act the countrygentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...doing everything for money. The play took very much. Thence I to my new booksellers, and there bought "Hooker's Polity,"1 the new edition, and "Dugdale's...
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The Dramatic Works of John Wilson

John Wilson - English drama - 1874 - 401 pages
...serious ; only Lacy did act the country gentleman come up to court, who so abuses the court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...and doing everything for money. The play took very well." " Knipp tells me the King was so angry at the liberty taken by Lacy's part, to abuse him to...
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The Dramatic Works of John Wilson

John Wilson - English drama - 1874 - 401 pages
...serious ; only Lacy did act the country gentleman come up to court, who so abuses the court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...and doing everything for money. The play took very well." " Knipp tells me the King was so angry at the liberty taken by Lacy's part, to abuse him to...
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Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1892
...Concerning i the earlier presentation, Pepys, lit April 1667, says: 'Lacydidact the Country Gentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all...selling of places and doing everything for money.' So angry was Charles II 'at theliberty taken by Lacy's part to abuse him to his face ' that he commanded...
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A Manual for the Collector and Amateur of Old English Plays

William Carew Hazlitt - English drama - 1892 - 288 pages
...serious ; only Lacy did act the country-gentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...doing everything for money. The play took very much." Yet the King was so offended by the allusions, that he forbad its repetition. The Changes ; or, Love...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...serious ; only Lacy did act thecountrygentleman come up to Court, who do abuse the Court with all the imaginable wit and plainness about selling of places,...doing everything for money. The play took very much. Thence I to my new bookseller's, and there bought " Hooker's Polity," the new edition, and " Dugdale's...
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A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights ..., Volume 1

William Davenport Adams - Actors - 1904 - 627 pages
...says, "Lacy acted a country gentleman, who abused the Court with all imaginable wit and pla'nness, about selling of places and doing everything for money. The play took very well, but the King was very angry, and Lacy was committed to the Porter's Lodge" ("a sort of prison,"...
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