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Bunker-Hill - Or, the Death of General Warren - An Historic Tragedy in Five ...
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Bunker-Hill: Or the Death of General Warren, an Historic Tragedy in Five Acts
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Abercrombie abject American Grenadier Anna army Barrett battle bear bier blood Boston BRANDER MATTHEWS brave British Brutus Bunker Bunker-Hill Burk's call'd calls camp cannon Cato Charlestown Columbia's command countrymen dar'd death determin'd doth DUNLAP SOCIETY Elvira England English fame farewell fate fears fight fill'd five acts forever freedom frown fury Gage glorious glory Harman hast heart hill HISTORIC TRAGEDY History History of Virginia honor horrid Irishman Joan of Arc John Boyle O'Reilly John Burk John Daly Burk kings lady land Laurence Hutton Lexington live Lord Percy New-York night o'er Park Theater patriot piece play Prescott Putnam rebels resign'd Roslin Castle scene sent shew slave soldiers soul spirit stage sweet maid sword tears tell thee thou thousand Thro Trinity College troops twill tyrants virtues Warren Westray William Dunlap William Winter wing wish wounded wretched
Page 77 - O might I look into the womb of time And see my country's future destiny : Cou'dI but see her proud democracy, Founded on equal laws, and stript entire, Of those unnatural titles, and those names Of King, of Count, of Stadtholder, and Duke, Which, with degrading awe, possess the world
Page 1 - octavo volume published in Philadelphia, in 1799. He wrote also " An Historical Essay on the Character and Antiquity of Irish Songs," published in the Richmond Enquirer, in May, 1808. In the appendix to Dunlap's " History of the American Theater," a list is given of all the plays written in America up to
Page 59 - tis, a king displeases you ; You want a commonwealth. WARREN. If once the British government's dissolv'd, We should not choose a monarchy, tho' sway'd By Trajan or an Antonine; what are kings? Kings form a horrid junto of conspiracy, A Catilinian compact, 'gainst the lives, The rights, the peace, the freedom of the world:
Page 10 - and the company then left town, to produce it in Newport. Miserable as the play was it survived many dramas superior to it in every respect, and is now sometimes brought out on the fourth of July in New England cities for the benefit of visitors from the rural districts. It has
Page 10 - has proved very remunerative to the theatrical treasury in Boston. It was well received here, and the company then left town, to produce it in Newport. Miserable as the play was it survived many dramas superior to it in every respect, and
Page 80 - You sons and daughters of the land, From all his virtues tears demand, You soldiers and you farmers, hear Your hero's glories with a tear. And you of Boston, who have seen Oft in your streets his warlike mien, Join in the general song of grief, Which freedom gives to freedom's chief.
Page 2 - Sixth Miss Eleo. Westray The Prologue to be spoken by Mr. Powell Scenery incidental to the piece painted by Mr. Audain To which will be added the favorite musical entertainment called THE PADLOCK. American music only will be played between the acts.
Page 2 - The Haymarket brought out a piece called ' Bunker Hill, or, the Death of General Warren,' written by John Burk, the editor. As the same piece, or an adaptation, is performed occasionally, we give the first bill : In Honor of