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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes - Page cx
by Robert Dodsley - 1825
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of ...

English drama - 1740 - 346 pages
...the bare Walls of the Houfe on each Side : This extraordinary, and fuperfluous Space occafion'd fuch an Undulation, from the Voice of every Actor, that generally what they faid founded like the Gabbling of fo many People, in the lofty Ifles in a Cathedral — The Tone of...
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An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1750 - 555 pages
...the bare Walls of the Houfe on each Side: This extraordinary, and fuperfluous Space occafion'd fuch an Undulation, from the Voice of every Actor, that generally what they faid founded like the Gabbling of fo many People, in the lofty Ifles in a Cathedral — The Tone of...
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London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 4

David Hughson - London (England) - 1807
...highest back part of the upper gallery to the front of the stage; the front boxes were a continued semi-circle to the bare walls of the house on each...sounded like the gabbling of so many people in the lofty aisles of a cathedral. The tone of a trumpet, or swelling of an eunuch's holding note, it is true,...
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Biographia dramatica: or, a companion to the playhouse : containing ...

1812
...highest back part of the upper gallery to the front of the stage ; " the front boxes were a continued semicircle to the bare walls of *' the house on each...like the gabbling of so many " people in the lofty aisles in a cathedral. The tone of a " trumpet, or the swell of an eunuch's holding note, 't is true,...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...upper gallery to the front of the stage ; " the front boxes were a contmued semicircle to the hare walls of " the house on each side : this extraordinary...like the gabbling of so many " people in the lofty aisles in a cathedral. The tone -of a " trumpet, or the swell of an eunuch's holding note, 't is true,...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber: Comedian and Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1822 - 514 pages
...highest back part of the upper gallery, to the front of the stage : the front-boxes were a continued semi-circle, to the bare walls of the house on each...voice of every actor, that, generally, what they said soundcd like (he gabbling of so many people in the lofty aisles in a cathedral. The tone of a trumpet,...
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Franklin's letters to his kinsfolk, written during the years 1818 ..., Volume 2

Franklin James Didier - History - 1822
...audience, occasioned such an undulation from the voice of every actor, that (says Colley Gibber) " what they said sounded like the gabbling of so many people in the lofty aisles of a cathedral! The tone of a trumpet, or the swelling of an eunuch's holding-note, 'tis true,...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 1

1826
...highest back part of the upper gallery to the front of the stage: the front boxes were a continued semicircle to the bare walls of the house on each...generally what they said sounded like the gabbling of ?o many people in the lofty isles in the cathedral. The tone of a trumpet, or the swell of an eunuch's...
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Reminiscences of Michael Kelly of the King's theatre, and Theatre royal ...

Michael Kelly - 1826
...gilded cornices, and immoderately high roof, scarce one word in ten could be distinctly heard. The extraordinary and superfluous space occasioned such...sounded like the gabbling of so many people in the lofty aisles of a cathedral. The tone of a trumpet, or the swell of a musical voice, might be sweetened by...
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Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, of the King's Theatre, and Theatre ..., Volume 2

Michael Kelly, Theodore Edward Hook - History - 1826 - 384 pages
...gilded cornices, and immoderately high roof, scarce one word in ten could be distinctly heard. The extraordinary and superfluous space occasioned such...an undulation from the voice of every actor, that gerierally what they said sounded like the gabbling of so many people in the lofty aisles of a cathedral....
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