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

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1750 - 555 pages
...State and Reverence by the Friars of this Houfe, had Theatres for the feveral Scenes very large arid high, placed upon Wheels, and drawn to all the eminent...of the Spectators ; and contained the Story of the Netv fcjlament, compofed in old Englijb Rhime. An ancient Manufcript of the fame is now to be feen...
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The antiquities of Coventre, collected from The antiquities of Warwickshire

William Dugdale (sir.) - 1765
...which Pageants being acted with mighty State and Reverence by the Friers of this Houle, had Theaters high, placed upon Wheels, and drawn to all the eminent Parts of the City, for the better Advantage of Spectators : And contain'd the Story of the Old and New Teftament, compofed- in the old Englifh Rithme,...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: God's promises

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - English drama - 1780
...with mighty ftate and reverence by the friers oŁ ' this houfe, had theaters far the feveral fcencs very large and high, ' placed upon wheels, and drawn...eminent parts of the city, for ' the better advantage of fpeilators, and contained the ftory of the New " Teftament, compofed in old Englilh rithme, as appeareth...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: pt. 2. Historical account of the ...

William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, J., F., and C. Rivington (Firm) - 1790
...friers of this hoafe, had theatres for the fcveral fcenes, very large and high, placed upon wheeles, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantige of the fpectators.— An ancient manufcript of ihe fame is now to be feen5n the Cottunian...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1793
...lioufc, nad theatres for the feveral fcencs, very large and high, placed upon wheelcs, and drawn to aH the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the fpeftators — An ancient mrmuf<.ript of the fame is now to be fcen in the Cottonian Library, fub....
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...which pageants being acted with mighty state and reverence by the friert of thii house, had theaters for the several scenes very large and high, placed...eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of spectators, and contained the story of the New Testament, composed in old English rithmc, as appearelh...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 2

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - Actors - 1812
...fair held in Coventry. They were acted by the Gray Friars, or Franciscans. The theatres were placed on wheels, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the numerous spectators. [See T/wresiy's Leedes, Fol. 1715, page 517.] 427- OF THE COUNCELLS OF BISHOPS....
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: A-L

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - Dramatists, English - 1812
...fair held in Coventry. They were acted by the Gray Friars, or Franciscans. The theatres were placed on wheels, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the numerous spectators. [See Thoresby's Leaks, Fol. 1715, page 517.] 427- OF THE COUNCELLS OF BISHOPS....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...friers of this house, had theatres for the several scenes, very large and high, placed upon wheeles, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the spectators.. — An ancient manuscript of the same is now to be seen in the Cottonian Library, sub. effig. Vesp....
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The life of Jesus Christ, incl. His apocryphal history, from the spurious ...

Jesus Christ - 1818
...pageants being acted with mighty state, and reverence by the Friars of this house, (St. Francis's) had theatres for the several scenes, very large and...eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of spectators, and contained the story of the New Testament, composed into old English rhyme, as appeareth...
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