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acted at Drury-Lane action actors admired afterwards alº alteration appeared applause attributed Bannister Barry called celebrated character Charles CHARLES MACKLIN Cibber Comedy comic commences Covent DAVID GARRICK Drury Lane Drury-Lane Duke Duke's Theatre edition entered at Stationers entertainment Epilogue excellent exhibited Falstaff Farce February folio Garden Hannah Cowley Haymarket Henry humour ISAAC BICKERSTAFFE J. P. Kemble J. R. Planché King Lady Lincoln's Inn Fields London Lord Macklin Malone Miss modern stage nights º º º October old play Opera original performers originally produced Oroonoko plot present drama present piece Prince principal printed probably produced at Covent-Garden produced at Drury-Lane Prologue published R. B. Sheridan racter Richard SAMUEL Foote scene is laid season Shakspeare's Siddons songs story success supposed talent thee Theophilus Cibber Thomas thou Tragedy whilst William Davenant WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE written Young
Page 69 - I will in Cassio's lodging lose this napkin, And let him find it. Trifles light as air, Are, to the jealous, confirmations strong As proofs of holy writ.
Page 154 - Be to her virtues very kind ; Be to her faults a little blind ; Let all her ways be unconfin'd ; And clap your padlock — on her mind.
Page 63 - Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee: — I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.
Page 65 - Horatio ; a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy : he hath borne me on his back a thousand times; and now how abhorred in 170 my imagination it is ! my gorge rises at it. Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft.
Page 100 - Dr. Swift had been observing once to Mr. Gay, what an odd pretty sort of a thing a Newgate Pastoral might make. Gay was inclined to try at such a thing for some time; but afterwards thought it would be better to write a comedy on the same plan. This was what gave rise to the Beggar's Opera.
Page 64 - Venus and Adonis ; but his Lucrece, and his tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke, have it in them to please the wiser sort, 1598.
Page 40 - How would it have joyed brave Talbot (the terror of the French) to think that after he had lain two hundred years in his tomb, he should triumph again on the stage, and have his bones new embalmed with the tears of ten thousand spectators at least (at several times) who in the tragedian that represents his person, imagine they behold him fresh bleeding...
Page 33 - All murder'd: for within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court, and there the antick sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp...