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The Towneley Cycle THE WAKEFIELD SECOND SHEPHERDS' PAGEANT The
Shepherds' Plays in all the English cycles go back to a liturgical Officium
Pastorum, which in turn grew out of a Latin Christmas trope. An idea of the
evolution of ...
At least there need be no doubt that the two Shepherds' Plays in the Towneley
cycle are by the same author, who lived in Wakefield or its neighbourhood. This
outstanding playwright was also responsible for four more complete pageants (
551 Aimed wrongly, i.e. made a mistake. 558 A good and happy future to him.
560 Good luck to them. 563 John Home is the shepherd in the First Shepherds'
Pageant who quarrels with Gyb about the pasturing of an imaginary flock of
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