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Page xl - Pd this 23 of aguste 1597, to harey Porter, to carye to T. Nashe, nowe at this time in the Flete, for wry tinge of the eylle of Dogges, ten shellinges, to be paid agen to me when he canne.
Page xliii - The Rising of Cardinal Wolsey " called the first part of Cardinal Wolsey. See also p. 198, note 2. 2 Doubtless, a comedy upon the story of " the King and the poor Northern Man, or too good to be True." In other entries the play is called only
Page xxxix - shellinges ;' for in order that the writing may appear to be under and not over the old blot, he has at first carried up the // (as if writing u) only as far as the lower edge of the blot, and then started again from the upper edge to make the loops
Page 82 - I company wch he promysed to dd vnto the company [ n at cryssmas next the some of .... J lent vnto Robart shawe to by copr lace of sylver for a payer of hosse in alls perce the 10 of desember 1 597.
Page 84 - Robarte shawe the 18 of febreary 1598 ^ to paye vnto harton for a comodey called a i-xx8 womon will have her wille the some of ...... J lent vnto thomas dowton the 20 of febreary 1598 to lende vnto antony mondaye vpon his seconde parte of the downefall of earlle huntyngton surnamed Roben hoode...
Page 204 - Hawoode came and hiered hime seallfe with me as a covenante searvante for ij yeares by the receuenge of ij syngell pence acordinge to the statute of Winshester & to begine at the daye a boue written & not to playe any wher publicke a bowt London not whille these ij yeares be expired but in my howsse yf he do then he doth forfett vnto me by the receuinge of these ijd fortie powndes & wittnes to this Antony Monday Wm Borne Gabrell Spencer Thomas Dowton Robart Shawe Richard Jonnes.
Page xli - This entry might look as if scenery had been employed; but it was payment for a portrait used in the course of a play: in another hand, in the margin, we read
Page xliii - ... which seems to have consisted of singing, recitation, and dancing, by actors who usually filled the parts of clowns in the theatres. A work by Singer in verse, printed in 1600, is extant, of which no notice has ever been taken. 2 It is just possible that this may have been a play on the same story as Measure for Measure, near the end of which this line occurs— Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure.