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" The ltory, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice: the Devil is the judge, and the Notary Public acts as an assessor or scribe. The prisoners, as we may suppose, are found guilty, and ordered into hell immediately. There is no sort of propriety in... "
The poetical works of John Skelton - Page c
by John Skelton, Alexander Dyce - 1843
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English ...

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - Dramatists, English - 1812
...decency, and an apparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The ltory, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice: the Devil is the judge, and...The Necromancer; for the only business and use of his character, is to open the subject in a long prologue,, to evoke the Devil, and summon the court....
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Biographia dramatica: or, A companion to the playhouse: containing ..., Volume 3

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...decency, and an apparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The story, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice: the Devil is the judge, and...There is no sort of propriety in calling this play The \ecrumancer ; for the only business and use of his character, is to open the subject in a long prologue,...
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Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix to ...

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...decency, and an upparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The story, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice : the Devil is the judge, and the Notary Public acts as an assessor or scribe. TJie prisoners, as we may suppose, are found guilty, and ordered into hell immediately. There is no...
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The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare ..., Volume 1

John Payne Collier - English drama - 1831 - 454 pages
...content himself with Hearne's account ' judge, and the Notary Public acts as an assessor or seribe. The ' prisoners, as we may suppose, are found guilty, and ordered into ' hell immediately. There a no sort of propriety in calling this ' play The Necromancer ; for the only business and use of this...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 2

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...decency, and an apparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The story, or plot, is the trial of SIMONY and AVARICE: the devil is the judge, and...; for the only business and use of this character ie to open the subject in a long prologue, to evoke the devil, and summon the court. The devil kicks...
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A Dictionary of Old English Plays, Existing Either in Print Or in Manuscript ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - English drama - 1860 - 296 pages
...decency, and an apparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The story, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice : the Devil is the judge, and...are found guilty, and ordered into hell immediately. NINEVEH'S REPENTANCE. This tragi-comedy is no where mentioned, except in the Catalogue annexed to the...
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A dictionary of old English plays, existing either in print or in manuscript ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1860 - 296 pages
...decency, and an apparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The story, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice : the Devil is the judge, and...are found guilty, and ordered into hell immediately. NINEVEH'S REPENTANCE. This tragi-comedy is no where mentioned, except in the Catalogue annexed to the...
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A Dictionary of Old English Plays, Existing Either in Print Or in Manuscript ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - English drama - 1860 - 296 pages
...decency, and an apparent respect for the dignity of the audience. The story, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice : the Devil is the judge, and...scribe. The prisoners, as we may suppose, are found guiltv, and ordered into hell immediately. NINEVEH'S REPENTANCE. This tragi-comedy is no where mentioned,...
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the poetical works of john skelton

rev. alexander dyce - 1864
...or palace, at Woodstock in Oxfordshire, now destroyed. The characters are a Necromancer or conjurer, the devil, a notary public, Simonie, and Philargyria...the devil is the judge, and the notary public acts 1 " My lamented friend Mr. William Collins, whose Odes will be remembered while any taste for true...
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History of English Poetry from the Twelfth to the Close of the ..., Volume 3

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1871
...to decency and an apparent refpeet for the dignity of the audience. The ftory, or plot, is the trial of Simony and Avarice : the devil is the judge, and the notary public ab as an afleflbr or fcribe. The prifoners, as we may fuppofe, are found guilty, and ordered into...
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