Biographical Sketch of Mrs. F.W. Lander, Formerly Miss Jean M. Davenport, Tragedienne

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Lander Histrionic Company, T.B. Pugh, manager, 1867 - Actors - 14 pages
 

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Page 10 - O! it offends me to the soul to hear a robustious periwigpated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to split the ears of the groundlings...
Page 8 - Otherwise we shall order a despatch of cavalry to arrest you ; and Chief Justice Popham, to whom at this moment we are inditing a most gracious epistle, will place on your head a crown of thorns.
Page 8 - Shakspere is now in prison for debt, you will therefore have the honor of paying those debts for him, in virtue of the order which Sir Francis Bacon will present to yon. I hope that another time you will put on your spectacles, in order the better to distinguish white from black.
Page 8 - Popham, to whom at this moment we are inditing a most gracious epistle, will place on your head a crown of thorns. Yours, according to your deserts, ELIZABETH.

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