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The Tudor drama: a history of English national drama to the retirement of ... - Page 14
by Tucker Brooke - 1911 - 461 pages
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine

William Tait - 1841
...burgher company had his pageante or part« ; which pagcantes were a high scaffold with two roomes — a higher and a lower — upon four wheels. In the lower, they apparelled themselves ; in the higher room, they played, being all open on the top, that all beholders might see them (!)...
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Lord Mayors' Pageants: History of Lord Mayors' pageants

Frederick William Fairholt, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood, Thomas Jordan, John Tatham - Pageants - 1843
...the description given by Archdeacon Rogers in 1595—who says, these pageants " were high scaffolds with two rooms, a higher and a lower, upon four wheels;...and in the higher room they played, being all open at the top, that the beholders might hear and see them."* The next of the Antwerp pageants is one that...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 10

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
...the description given by Archdeacon Rogers in 1595 — who says, these pageants " were high scaffolds with two rooms, a higher and a lower, upon four wheels...and in the higher room they played, being all open at the top, that the beholders might hear and see them."* The next of the Antwerp pageants is one that...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - Lancashire (England) - 1850
...weare, every company had his pagiant or part, which pagiants weare a high scaffolde with two rowmes, a higher and a lower, upon four wheels. In the lower they apparelled themselves, and in the higher rowme they played, beinge all open on the tope, that all behoulders might heare and see them. The places...
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Chapters in the History of English Literature: From 1509 to the Close of the ...

Ellen Crofts - England - 1884 - 374 pages
...description. " The manner of these plays were, — every company had his pageant, which pageants were a high scaffold with two rooms, a higher and a lower,...all beholders might hear and see them. The places CHAP, vi.] RISE OF THE DRAMA. 139 where they played them was in every street. They began first at the...
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Time, ed. by E. Yates

Edmund Hodgson Yates - 1884
...four-wheeled carriage was generally limited to " two rooms, a higher and a lower. In the lower the actors apparelled themselves, and in the higher room they...the top that all beholders might hear and see them." But " the Deluge " involved the introduction of the Greater in person, and consequently required the...
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A Handbook of Poetics: For Students of English Verse

Francis Barton Gummere - Poetics - 1885 - 250 pages
...end of the Sixteenth Century, we are told that "every company had his pageant, which pageants were a high scaffold with two rooms, a higher and a lower,...and see them. The places where they played them was (sic) in every street. They began first at the Abbey gates, and when the first pageant was played,...
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A Handbook of Poetics, for Students of English Verse

Francis Barton Gummere - Poetics - 1885 - 250 pages
...end of the Sixteenth Century, we are told that "every company had his pageant, which pageants were a high scaffold with two rooms, a higher and a lower, upon tour wheels. In the lower they apparelled themselves, and in the higher room they played, being all...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 288

English periodicals - 1900
...following terms : — " The manner of these plays were: Every company had its pageant, which pageants were a high scaffold with two rooms — a higher and a...lower they apparelled themselves, and in the higher they played, being all open at the top, that all beholders might hear and see them. The places where...
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The Musical Basis of Verse: A Scientific Study of the Principles of Poetic ...

Julia Parker Dabney - English language - 1901 - 269 pages
...sixteenth century) says of the Chester plays, " Every company had his pageant, which pageants were a high scaffold with two rooms, a higher and a lower,...being all open on the top that all beholders might see and hear them. The places where they played them was in every street. They began first at the Abbey...
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