The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley...

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Nabu Press, Mar 5, 2012 - History - 536 pages
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Dramatic Works And Poems Of James Shirley; The Dramatic Works And Poems Of James Shirley; Alexander Dyce; Books For College Libraries; Microbook Library Of English Literature; PCMI Collection; Volume 6 Of The Dramatic Works And Poems Of James Shirley, Now First Collected: With Notes By The Late William Gifford, Esq., And Additional Notes, And Some Account Of Shirley And His Writings; James Shirley James Shirley William Gifford, Alexander Dyce Murray, 1833 Drama; General; Drama / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh; Drama / General
 

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Page xviii - Queens players, ther were divers personated so naturally, both of lords and others of the court, that I took it ill, and would have forbidden the play, but that Biston [Christopher Beeston] promiste many things which I found faulte withall should be left out, and that he would not suffer it to be done by the poett any more, who deserves to be punisht...
Page xxxvii - As it was Acted with great Applause, by Her Majesties Servants, at the Phoenix in Drury Lane.
Page xxxi - He said to Prince Charles of Inigo Jones, that when he wanted words to express the greatest villaine in the world, he would call him ane Inigo. k Jones having accused him for naming him, behind his back, A foole: he denied it; but, says he, I said, He was ane arrant knave, and I avouch it.
Page xxx - ... dead drunk, so that he knew not wher he was, therafter laid him on a carr, which he made to be drawen by pioners through the streets, at every corner showing his governour...
Page xlviii - Would thy melancholy have a cure ? thou shalt laugh at Democritus himself, and but reading one piece of this comic variety, find thy exalted fancy in Elysium ; and, when thou art sick of this cure, (for the excess of delight may too much dilate thy soul,) thou...
Page xvi - Changes: Or Love in a Maze. A Comedie, As it was presented at the Private House in Salisbury Court, by the Company of His Majesties Revels.
Page lxi - Humorists and hypocrites it should produce, Whole Raymond families and tribes of Bruce. Now Empress Fame had published the renown Of Shadwell's coronation through the town. Rous'd by report of fame, the nations meet, From near Bun-Hill and distant Watling-Street, No Persian carpets spread th...
Page xxxv - The Ball / A / Comedy, / As it was presented by her / Majesties Servants, at the private / House in Drury Lane.
Page lx - Of procreation (beasts and birds would be As noble then as we are) ; but to steer The wanton freight of youth through storms and dangers, Which with full sails they bear upon ; and straighten The mortal line of life they bend so often. For these are we made fathers, and for these May challenge duty on our children's part.
Page xxi - The kinge is pleasd to take faith, death, slight, for asseverations, and no oaths, to which I doe humbly submit as my masters judgment ; but, under favour, conceive them to be oaths, and enter them here, to declare my opinion and submission.

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