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The Poetical Register: Or, the Lives and Characters of All the English Poets ...
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acted with Applause Anne of Denmark Appian Author Ben Johnson Black-Fryars borrow'd call'd Cambridge Character Comedy Copies of Verses Court Death Dedicated to Sir dicated Dramatick Pieces Drury-Lane Dryden Duke of Newcastle Duke of York's Duke's Theatre Earl of Dorset English Euripides excellent fame Farce Fletcher French ft ft ft gedy Henry Hist Historical Play Humour ibid John King Charles King James Kingdom of Ireland Lady Langbain likewise Lord Love Lovers Majesty's Servants Masque medy never acted Number oblig'd Opera Pastoral perform'd plause Play is taken Play is writ Play was acted Plot Plutarch Poems Poet Poetry Prince printed private House Prologue Queen Elizabeth Queen's Theatre racter Reign of King reviv'd Richard Right Honourable Scene Stage Suetonius Theatre in Little Theatre Royal Thomas Tragedy Tragi-Comedy Translation VIII writ one Play writ two Plays Writings written wrote York's Theatre
Page 228 - Caesar did never wrong but with just cause;" and such like, which were ridiculous. But he redeemed his vices with his virtues. There was ever more in him to be praised than to be pardoned.
Page 225 - Upon his leaving School, he seems to have given intirely into that way of Living which his Father propos'd to him; and in order to settle in the World after a Family manner, he thought fit to marry while he was yet very Young.
Page 72 - I may say very peculiar to him, which is, that his parts did not decline with his years, but that he was an improving writer to his...
Page 228 - ... mine own candour, for I lov'd the man, and do honour his memory, on this side idolatry, as much as any.
Page 224 - ... as gentlemen. His father, who was a considerable dealer in wool, had so large a family, ten children in all, that though he was his eldest son, he could give him no better education than his own employment.
Page 71 - I may say, of very pleasing access ; but something slow, and, as it were, diffident in his advances to others. He had something in his nature, that abhorred intrusion into any society whatsoever.
Page 71 - Indeed it is to be regretted that he was rather blameable in the other extreme ; for by that means he was personally less known, and consequently his character might become liable both to misapprehensions and misrepresentations. To the best of my knowledge and observation, he was, of all the men that...