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" VIII. both the subject and form of these plays began to alter, and have since varied more and more. I have by me, a thing called A merry play between the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybaur Pratte. "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: Adventures of five hours - Page 358
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1750 - 555 pages
...thefe were the Plays of thofe Times. Afterwards in the Reign of King Henry VIII. both the SubjecT; and Form of thefe Plays began to alter, and have fince...more and more, I have by me, a thing called A merry Phy fatten the Pardwer and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour Prptte, printed, the 5th of April 1 533,...
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Some account of the English stage: from the Restoration in 1660 ..., Volume 10

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...Queen, &c. — J cilery Hudson acted a little Swiss. PLAYS BY VARIOUS AUTHORS. In 1533 was published " a merry play between the " Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour " Pratte"— this was written by John Hey wood — the Friar, after a long preamble, addresses himself to preach,...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...A play between Johan the husband, Tyb the wife, and Sir Johan the priest,' is the title of one : ' A merry play between the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour Pratte,' is that of another : while the third is named ' The play called the four P's. a new and a very merry...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...' A play between Johan the husband, Tyb the wife, and Sir Johan the priest, is the title of one : ' A merry play between the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour Pratte,' is that of another : while the third is named ' The play called the four P's. a new and a very merry...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...entertaining." Heywood's other chief productions are, 2. The Play of Love the Play of the Weather (1533) ; 3. A merry Play between the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neighbour Prutte (1533) ; 4. Play of Gentleness and Nobilitie ; 5. A merry Play between Johan the Husband,...
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The English nation; or, A history of England in the lives of Englishmen

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...the husband, Tyb the wife, and Sir Johan the priest, PERlOD.] JOHN HEYWOOD. is the title of one : ' A merry play between the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour Pratte,' is that of another : while the third ia named ' The play called the four P's. a new and a very merry...
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Shakspeare and His Contemporaries: Together with the Plots of His Plays ...

William Tegg - 1879 - 244 pages
...manners." His dramatic works are—" A Play between the Husband, Tyb the Wife, and Sir Johan the Priest," " A Merry Play between the Pardoner and the Frere," "The Curate and Neybour Pratte," " The Play called the Four P.'s," and "A Newe and a Very Merry Interlude of a Palmer, a Pardoner, a...
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English Miracle Plays, Moralities & Interludes: Specimens of the Pre ...

Alfred William Pollard - Drama, Medieval - 1895 - 250 pages
...all his travels he has never yet seen ' any one woman out of patience.' Our extracts are taken from 'A merry Play between the Pardoner and the frere, the curate and the neybour Pratte. [Colophon :] Imprynted by Wyllyam Rastell, the v. day of Apryll, the yere of our...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1919
...classed as interludes, standing between the miracle-plays and the drama proper. The earliest of them, 'A Merry Play between the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Ncybour Pratte,' was written before 1521. Another famous piece is 'The Four P's, an interlude in which...
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The Life and Works of John Heywood, Volume 29

Robert George Whitney Bolwell - Dramatists, English - 1921 - 188 pages
...the reign of king Henry VHI. both the subject and form of these plays began to alter, and have since varied more and more. I have by me, a thing called...the Pardoner and the Frere, the Curate and Neybour Pratie. Printed the 5th of April 1533, which was 24 Henry VHI. (a few years before the dissolution...
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