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A Select Collection of Old Plays: God's promises - Page xlviii
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1750 - 555 pages
...Tranflations of the old Dramatick Writers, had arrived to greater Perfection, but we were at leaft upon a Footing with the other Nations of Europe. But...received Birth and Perfection from the creative Genius of Shakefpear, Fletcher, and Jobnfon, whofe feveral Characters are fo well known, that it would be fuperfluous...
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The British theater: containing the lives of the English dramatic poets ...

William Rufus Chetwood - Drama - 1752 - 200 pages
...tarly Tranflations of the old Dramatic Writers, had arrived to greater Perfeftion, but we were at leaft up'on a Footing with the other Nations of Europe....much later Period) the true Drama received Birth and Perfeftion from the creative Genius »f Shakefpear, Fletcher and Johnfon, whofe feveral Charafters...
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The Companion to the Play-house: Or, An Historical Account of All ..., Volume 1

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1764
...arrived to greater Perfection, but we were at Jcaft upon a Footing with the other Nations of £tfrope. But now, as it were, all at once (as it happened in...Birth and Perfection from th>e crea<tive Genius of Sbakefpear, Fletcher and John/ov, whofe feveral Characters are fo well known, that "it would be fuperfluous...
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Biographia dramatica: or, a companion to the playhouse : containing ...

1812
...translations of the old dramatic writers, had arrived to greater perfection ; but we were at least upon a footing with the other nations of Europe. But...received birth and perfection from the creative genius of Shakspeare, Fletcher, b 4 Jonson, whose several characters are so well known, that it would be superfluous...
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...translations of the old dramatic writers, had arrived to greater perfection ; but we were at least upon a footing with the other nations of Europe. But now, as it were, all at once (as it happened in Franc*, though in a much later period), the true drama received birth and perfection from the creative...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...with the other nations of Europe. But now, as it were, all at once (as it happened in Franc*, tlibugh in a much later period), the true drama received birth and perfection from the creative genius of Shakspeare, Fletcher, and Jonson, whose- several characters are so well known, that it would be superfluous...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - English drama - 1825
...the old dramatic writers, ' had arrived to greater perfection ; but we were at least upon a footiDg with the other nations of Europe. But now, as it were, all at once (as it happened rable beholders are bound to take it for a cave : while in the mean time two armies flie in, represented...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 17

Anecdotes - 1826
...French, and were on a footing with the other nations of Europe, Italy excepted. But now ail at once, the true drama received birth and perfection from the creative genius of Shakespeare, Fletcher, Beaumont, and .lonson. FIRST ENGLISH COMPANY. The first patent for a company...
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Festivals, Games, and Amusements: Ancient and Modern

Horace Smith - Sports - 1831 - 382 pages
...is the regular exordium of an epic poem. Such was the state of the English theatre, when all at once the true drama received birth and perfection from the creative genius of Shakspeare, Fletcher, Ben Jonson, and others, upon whose merits it is unnecessary to enlarge. The former,...
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Festivals, Games & Amusements, Ancient & Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 355 pages
...is the regular exordium of an epic poem. Such was the state of the English theatre, when all at once the true drama received birth and perfection from the • creative genius of Shakspeare, Fletcher, Ben Jonson, and others, upon whose merits it is unnecessary to enlarge. The former,...
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