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" Never, as I have heard; (for he was Dead before my time.) He was Master of a Company of his own, for whom- he Built the Fortune Play-house from the Ground, a large, round Brick Building. "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: Adventures of five hours - Page 343
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
...of the Black-friers? Truem. Never, as J have heard ; (for he wa$ dead before my time.) He was Mafter of a Company of his own, for whom he built the Fortune...grew fo rich, that he purchafed a great Eftate in Surrey and elfewhere -t and having no IfTue, he built and largely endowed Dulwicb College, in the Year...
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Some account of the English stage: from the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 : in ...

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...player — Hemings is said to have been a Tragedian — and Condel a Comedian. Edward Alleyn was Master of a Company of his own, for whom he built the Fortune playhouse from the ground, a large round brick building — he grew so rich that he purchased a great...
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Thespis on Tryal: Or, The Moralitie of Playes Considered

John Geier - Theater - 1887 - 36 pages
...the " Blackfriars " ? Truman. Never, as I have heard ; for he was dead before my time. He was Master of a Company of his own ; for whom he built the "Fortune" playhouse from the ground : a large round brick building. This is he that grew so rich, that he purchased...
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Social England Illustrated: A Collection of XVIIth Century Tracts

English literature - 1903 - 458 pages
...SMALL. [J my time. He was Master of a Company of his own ; fot whom he built the " Fortune " playhouse from the ground : a large round brick building. This is he that grew so rich, that he purchased a great estate in Surrey, and elsewhere ; and, having no issue, he built...
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1576 to 1660, Part I

Glynne William Gladstone Wickham - Theater - 2002 - 312 pages
...author of Historia Histrionica is describing (1699) when he makes Truman say of Alleyn, 'He was Master of a Company of his own ; for whom he built the "Fortune" playhouse from the ground: a large round brick building.'10 (My italics.) Truman adds that this theatre...
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