Was Thomas Lodge an Actor?: An Exposition Touching the Social Status of the Playwright in the Time of Queen Elizabeth

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author, 1868 - Actors - 16 pages
 

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Page 5 - My name be buried where my body is, And live no more to shame nor me nor you ! For I am shamed by that which I
Page 6 - At last he left me where at first he found me, Willing me let the world and ladies knowe Of Scilla's pride ; and then by oath he bound me To write no more of that whence shame doth grow, Or tie my pen to
Page 10 - to hys repentance if he can perceive it) hunted by the heavy hand of God, and become little better than a vagrant, looser than liberty, lighter than vanitie
Page 10 - to scare, when the place requireth, for his own amendment. Which thinge I trust shall neither displease your honor, nor any of the godly, in the reading, so log as the person whom I touch is (as I heare by hys owne frendes, to hys repentance if he can
Page 4 - a brand,' from his connexion with the theatre, or from his acts in consequence of his being a player. What name ? He had no name apart from the theatre, and the friendships it had brought him.
Page 10 - as the person whom I touch is (as I heare by hys owne frendes, to hys repentance if he can perceive it) hunted by the heavy
Page 8 - hunted by the heavy hand of God, and become little better than a vagrant, looser than liberty, lighter than vanitie
Page 10 - thought it necessarye to nettle one of their Orators above the rest, not of any set purpose to deface hym, because hee hath dealt very grossely, homely, and
Page 9 - Our players since I set out the Schole of abuse, have travailed to some of mine acquaintance of both Universities, with fayre profers, and greater promises of rewardes,

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