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" That, the women's parts in plays have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do permit, and give leave, for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women. "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: God's promises - Page lxix
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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Sommerset house gazette, and literary museum; or: Weekly ..., Volume 1

Art - 1824
...parts have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do permit and give leave, for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women." Burt, Clun, Hart, and Hammerton, who had hitherto supported the female parts in the...
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Some account of the English stage: from the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 : in ...

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...plays have hitherto been acted by " men in the habits of women, at which some have " taken offence, we do permit and give leave for the " time to come, that all women's parts be acted by "women." (Dram. Censor 1811.) According to Downes, Davenant having completed his company and...
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The graphic & historical illustrator, ed. by E.W. Brayley

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1834
...parts have hitherto heen acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do permit and give leave, for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women." Those who had hitherto played the women's parts in the drama, having played the heroes...
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The Graphic and historical illustrator: an original miscellany of literary ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley - England - 1834 - 416 pages
...parts have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken qffpnce, we dp permit and give leave, for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women." Those who had hitherto played the women's parts in the drama, having played the heroes...
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Romance of London: strange stories, scenes and persons, Volume 3

John Timbs - 1865
...parts have hitherto been acted by meii in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do permit and give leave, for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women." The advantage derived by the drama by this admission in favour of the ladies was great...
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Jahrbuch der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Volume 21

Drama - 1886
...hitherto been acted by men in the Jiabits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do pertnit, and give leave for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women . — Ganze Klassen der Gesellschaft aber werden" von der Bühne aus dem Spotte des...
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A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions ..., Volume 2

Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright - English language - 1867
...plays have hilhrrto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some h:ive taken offence, we do permit, and give leave, for the time to come, that all котел'з parts be acted by women. T'ie same was the case in the theatres of antiquity. Lucian,...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: A midsummer night's dreame. 1895

William Shakespeare, Modern Language Association of America - Drama - 1895
...plays have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we do permit, and give leave, for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women.' Langbaine in his Account of the English Dramatic Poets, 1691, p. 117, speaking of...
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The dramatic works

Sir William D'Avenant - 1872
...plays have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we permit and give leave for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women." The same alteration was authorized for adoption by Killigrew at the other theatre....
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The Dramatic Works of Sir William D'Avenant: With Prefatory Memoir ..., Volume 1

Sir William D'Avenant, William Hugh Logan, James Maidment - 1872
...plays have hitherto been acted by men in the habits of women, at which some have taken offence, we permit and give leave for the time to come, that all women's parts be acted by women." The same alteration was authorized for adoption by Killigrew at the other theatre....
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