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" I never heard a line in tragedy come from Betterton, wherein my judgment, my ear, and my imagination, were not fully satisfied; which, since his time, I cannot equally say of any one actor whatsoever... "
An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the ... - Page 91
by Colley Cibber - 1750 - 555 pages
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of ...

English drama - 1740 - 346 pages
...too^^htly dwelt upon in a Period, depreciates it to nothing; which very Syllable if rightly touch'd, (hall, like the heightening Stroke of Light from a Mafter's...which, fince his Time, I cannot equally fay of any one A.dtor whatfoever : Not but it is poffible to be much his Inferior, with great Excellencies; which...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of ...

English drama - 1740 - 346 pages
...which very Syllable if rightly touch'd, fhall, like the heightening Stroke of Light from a Matter's Pencil, give Life and Spirit to the whole. I never...Time, I cannot equally fay of any one Actor whatfoever r Not but it is poffible to be much his Inferior, with great Excellencies ; which I fhall obferve in...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber: Comedian and Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1822 - 514 pages
...which very syllable, if rightly touched, shall, like the heightening stroke of light from a master's pencil, give life and. spirit to the whole. I never...judgment, my ear, and my imagination, were not fully satisfied; which, since his time, 1 cannot equally say of any one actor whatsoever : not but it is...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - Drama - 1825 - 896 pages
...that you almost imbibed the sentiment with your eyes, before the ear could reach it. I never beard herefore was that cry? Sey. The queen, my lord, is...dead. Macb. She should have died hereafter; There satisfied ; wbicb, since bis time I cannot equally say of any one actor whatsoever That genius, which...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 1

Literary Criticism - 1826
...while every syllable if rightly touched shall, like the heightening stroke of light from a master's pencil, give life and spirit to the whole. I never...judgment, my ear, and my imagination, were not fully satisfied ; which since his time I cannot equally say of any one actor whatsoever; not but it is possible...
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The life of Edmund Kean [by B.W. Procter].

Bryan Waller Procter - 1835
...while every syllable, if rightly touched, shall, like the heightening stroke of light from a master's pencil, give life and spirit to the whole. I never...judgment, my ear, and my imagination, were not fully satisfied : which since his time I cannot equally say of any actor whatsoever." It is thus that Gibber,...
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The life of Edmund Kean, Volume 1

Barry Cornwall - Actors - 1835
...while every syllable, if rightly touched, shall, like the heightening stroke of light from a master's pencil, give life and spirit to the whole. I never...judgment, my ear, and my imagination, were not fully satisfied : which since his time I cannot equally say of any actor whatsoever." It is thus that Gibber,...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most emiinent ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...eipectation, that you almost imbibed the • iiiiinent with your eyes, before the car could •"li il. , thon canst not. [patrti '— Cal. What a pied ninny's this? Thou кип Ы my imagination were not fully satisfied ; • hieb, since bis time I cannot equally say of any one...
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"Their majesties' servants": annals of the English stage, from ..., Volume 1

Dr. Doran (John) - Biography & Autobiography - 1865
...of Shakspcare in her triumph." " I never," says honest Colley, " heard a line in tragedy come fro» Betterton, wherein my judgment, my ear, and my imagination were not fully satisf ed, which, since his time, I cannot equally say of any one actor whatsoever." This was written...
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"Their Majesties' Servants.": Annals of the English Stage, from ..., Volume 1

Dr. Doran (John) - Theater - 1865
...spoke, then might you see the Muse of Shakspcarc in her triumph." " I never," says honest Collcy, " heard a line in tragedy come from Betterton, wherein...judgment, my ear, and my imagination were not fully satisfied, which, since his time, I cannot equally say of any one actor whatsoever." This was written...
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