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" In the playhouses at London, it is the fashion for youths to go first into the yard, and to carry their eye through every gallery; then, like unto ravens, where they spy the carrion, thither they fly, and press as near to the fairest as they can. "
Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings ... - Page 47
by Joseph Quincy Adams - 1917 - 473 pages
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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
...freaking of the year 1 574. f " In the play-houfes at Lonoon, it is the fafhionof youthes to go firft into the yard:, and to carry their eye through every gallery; then like onto raven*, wfcan tfety^ye* the carion, thither they flye, ftood to fee the exhibition ; from which...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1793
...year 1574. 1 " In the play-houfes at London, it is the fafhion of youthes to go firft into the jarde, and to carry their eye through every gallery; then like unto ravens, when they fpy the canon, thither they Dye, and prefs as near to the fairett as they can." Plays confuted...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1793
...year 1574. 8 " In the play-houfes at London, it is the falhion of youthes to go firtt into the yarde, and to carry their eye through every gallery; then like unto ravens, when they fpy the carion, thither they flye, and prefs as near to the fairelt as they can." Plays confuted...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811
...were frequently used for this purpose. This circumstance explains the words, " it is the fashion of youths to go first into the yard, and to carry their eye through every gallery." When the uncertainty of pur climate is recollected, we are in-* ch'iuxl to wonder that these inn-like...
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Anecdotes of the manners and customs of London from the Roman invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811
...were frequently used for this purpose. This circumstance explains the words, " it is the fashion of youths to go first into the yard, and to carry their eye through every gallery." When the uncertainty of our climate is recollected, we are inclined to wonder that these inn-like theatres...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...STEEVENS. 4 " In the play-houses at London, it is the fashion of youthes to go first into the yarde, and to carry their eye through every gallery ; then like unto ravens, when they spy the carion, thither the)' flye, and press as near to the fairest as they can." Plays...
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The history of English dramatic poetry to the time of Shakespeare ..., Volume 3

John Payne Collier - English drama - 1831
...Refutation of the Apology for Actors, 1615, 4to. It was in answer to Heywood's tract of 1612. ' fashion of youths to go first into the yard and to carry ' their...gallery ; then, like unto ravens, ' where they spy carrion thither they fly, and press as ' near to the fairest as they can.' I know of no account so...
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The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare ..., Volume 3

John Payne Collier - English drama - 1831
...the yard and to carry ' their eye through every gallery ; then, like unto ravens, ' where they spy carrion thither they fly, and press as ' near to the fairest as they can.' I know of no account so minute and circumstantial of the manner in which women of the town frequented...
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Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1884 - 668 pages
...the Common Council.1 Gosson, in his ' Plays Confuted in Five Actions,' says : ' It is the fashion of youths to go first into the yard, and to carry their...every gallery ; then, like unto ravens, where they spy carrion thither they fly, and press as near to the fairest as they can. Instead of pomegranates, they...
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Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1884 - 668 pages
...his ' I 'lays I 'unfilled in Five Actions,' says : ' It is the fashion ol youths to go first into ihe yard, and to carry their eye through every gallery ; then, like unto ravens, where lliry spy carrion thither they lly, and press as near to ihc fairest as they can. Instead of pomegranates,...
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