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" where two or three are gathered together." The apostolic succession from Eschylus to myself is as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution, the apostolic succession of the Christian Church. "
George Bernard Shaw: His Life and Works,a Critical Biography (authorized) - Page 276
by Archibald Henderson - 1911 - 528 pages
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1892 - 220 pages
..."is" a place where two or three are gathered together, with an apostolic succession as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution,...the apostolic succession of the Christian Church." "The theatre," he said, "is as important as the Church was in the Middle Ages, and much more important...
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Dramatic Opinions and Essays with an Apology: Containing as Well A ..., Volume 1

Bernard Shaw, James Huneker - Drama - 1909
...three are gathered together." The apostolic succession from Eschylus to myself is as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution,...so largely corrupted by rank Satanism that it has C become the Church where you must not laugh ; and so it is giving way to that older and greater Church...
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European Dramatists

Archibald Henderson - Dramatists - 1913 - 393 pages
...The apostolic succession from Eschylus to myself," Shaw has irreverently said, " is as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution,...Church where you must not laugh; and so it is giving away to that older and greater Church to which I belong: the Church where the oftener you laugh the...
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The Theatre Book of the Year, 1945-1946

George J. Nathan - 1974 - 350 pages
...then, with pardonable vanity, "The apostolic succession from ^Eschylus to myself is as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution,...the apostolic succession of the Christian Church." When we hear talk of the decline of the theatre it is not the theatre which has declined; it is rather...
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Idylls of the Marketplace: Oscar Wilde and the Victorian Public

Regenia Gagnier - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 255 pages
...three are gathered together." The apostolic succession from Eschylus to myself is as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution, the apostolic succession of the Christian Church. . . . Churchgoing in London has been largely replaced by playgoing. Shaw, Our Theatres in the Nineties...
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The Wisdom & Wit of Rabbi Jesus

William E. Phipps - Religion - 1993 - 254 pages
...laughed?' I was silent in shame."69 Reflecting on British religious life, George Bernard Shaw quipped: "Unfortunately this Christian Church, founded gaily...Satanism that it has become the Church where you must not laugh."70 Generally, the settled opinion has become: the more solemn, the more holy; the more hilarious,...
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1992, Shaw and the Last Hundred Years

Bernard Frank Dukore - Drama - 1994 - 328 pages
...three are gathered together.' The apostolic succession from Eschyhts to myself is as serious and as continuously inspired as that younger institution, the apostolic succession of the Christian Church,"i3 These words would become tangible in Methuselah, in whose Preface Shaw asserted that "Creative...
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Shaw and Joyce: The Last Word in Stolentelling

Martha Fodaski Black - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 445 pages
...straight-faced bravado, that "the apostolic succession from Aeschylus to myself is as serious and as continually inspired as that younger institution, the apostolic succession of the Christian church" (CP 779). Indeed, the audacious dramatist compared himself favorably to the Greek masters Aeschylus,...
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Not Bloody Likely!: And Other Quotations from Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw - Drama - 1996 - 214 pages
...undated: c. luly 19o4; Collected Leners, ed. Dan H. Laurence, voL 2 l1972L [The] Christian Church . . . has become the Church where you must not laugh; and...belong: the Church where the oftener you laugh the betrer, because by laughter only can you destroy evil without malice, and affirm good fellowship without...
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The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw

Christopher Innes - Drama - 1998 - 343 pages
...Church was in the Middle Ages . . . The apostolic succession from Aeschylus to myself is as serious and continuously inspired as that younger institution, the apostolic succession of the Christian Church. (Our Theatres, I, p. viii) As ancient Greek drama evolved from religious rituals, so did drama's rebirth...
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