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" This William being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guess about eighteen, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well : now Ben Jonson was never a good actor, but an excellent instructor. "
'Brief Lives': I-Y - Page 228
by John Aubrey, Andrew Clark - 1898
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Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth ...

Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey - English letters - 1813
...being in* From Fab. Philips. clined naturally to poetry and acting, catne to London, Iguesse, about 18, and was an actor at one of the Play-houses, and did act exceedingly well. Now B. Jonson was never a good actor, but an excellent instructor. He began early to make Essayes at Dramatique...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...speech. This William, being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guesse about 18, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well. Now Ben Jonson was never a good actor, but an excellent instructor. He began early to make essays in dramatique...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 8

1816
...eighteen, and was an actor at one of the play houses, and did act exceedingly well. (Now Hen Jonson was never a good actor, but an excellent instructor.) He began early to make essays in dramalique poetry, which at that time was very lowe, and his playes took well. He was a handsome...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed

William Shakespeare - 1814
...dyed young. This Wm- being inclined naturally 1o poetry and acting came to London, I guesse about 18, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well. Now B. Jonson never was a good actor, but an excellent instructor. He began early to make essayes at dramatique...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...dyed young. This Wm- being inclined naturally to poetry and acting came to London, 1 guesse about 18, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well. Now B. Jonson never was a good actor, but an excellent instructor. He began early to make essayes at dramatique...
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare

John Britton - 1814
...dyed young. This Wm- being inclined naturally to poetry and acting came to London, I guesse about 18, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well. Now B. Jonson never was a good actor, but an excellent instructor. He began early to make essayes at dramatique...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1814
...speech. This William, being naturally inclined to poetry and acting, came to London, I guesse, about 18, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well. He was a handsome, well-shaped man ; verie good companie, and of a very ready and pleasant and smooth...
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The Visitors' New Guide to the Spa of Leamington Priors, and Its Vicinity ...

William Thomas Moncrieff - Health resorts - 1824 - 318 pages
...persons in it. There is no doubt but that he first distinguished himself as an actor : Aubrey says " he was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well. Now B. Jonson was never ' a good actor, . but an excellent instructor.1' The numerous biographers of the poet,...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...young. This Win. being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guesse about eighteen, ue man, and leave these rogues, I am the veriest varlet that ever chewed wit I ;. Jonson never was a good actor, but an excellent instructor. He began early to make essayes at...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: With Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of ...

William Shakespeare - 1825 - 908 pages
...Sbakspearc,) being naturally inclined to poetry and acting, came to Ixmdon, I guesse about eighteen, and was an actor at one of the play-houses, and did act exceedingly well. He began early to make essayes at dramatique poetry, which at that time was very lowe, and his playť...
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