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" At this the whole pit rose, and unanimously turned to the justices, who sat in the middle of it, to demand the reason of such arbitrary proceedings. The justices either knew nothing of the soldiers being placed there, or... "
The Stage Censor: An Historical Sketch: 1544-1907 - Page 94
by G. M. G. - 1908 - 128 pages
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Dramatic Table Talk: Or, Scenes, Situations, & Adventures, Serious ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - Actors - 1825
...appeared in the stage-box together. At that inslant the curtain drew up, and discovered the actors standing between two files of grenadiers, with their bayonets fixed, and resting upon their firelocks. At this, the whole pit rose and unanimously turned to the justices, who sat in...
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Dramatic table talk, or Scenes, situations & adventures, serious & comic, in ...

Richard Ryan - 1825
...appeared in the stage-box together. At that inslant the curtain drew up, and discovered the actors standing between two files of grenadiers, with their bayonets fixed, and resting upon their firelocks. At this, the whole pit rose and unanimously turned to the justices, who sat in...
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All the Year Round, Volume 13; Volume 33

1875
...of actors were to take their fate from the public, they were free to receive them as they pleased." When the curtain drew up the actors were discovered...more infuriated the audience. Even Justice Deveil thought it prudent to order the withdrawal of the military. The actors attempted to speak, but their...
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A Book of the Play: Studies and Illustrations of Histrionic Story ..., Volume 1

Dutton Cook - Theater - 1876
...of actors were to take their fate from the public, they were free to receive them as they pleased." When the curtain drew up the actors were discovered...more infuriated the audience. Even Justice Deveil thought it prudent to order the withdrawal of the military. The actors attempted to speak, but their...
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Private Theatricals: Being a Practical Guide for the Home Stage

Amateur plays - 1881 - 118 pages
...right to show their dislike to any play or actor, that the judicature of the pit had been acknowledged. When the curtain drew up, the actors were discovered standing between two files of Grenadiers with fixed bayonets, resting on their firelocks ! At this, the whole pit rose, and turned to the Justices...
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A New History of the English Stage, from the Restoration to the Liberty of ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Theater - 1882
...appeared in the stage-box together. At that instant the curtain drew up, and discovered the actors standing between two files of grenadiers, with their bayonets fixed, and resting on their firelocks. There was a sight — enough to animate the coldest Briton ! At this the whole pit rose, and unanimously...
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Dr. Johnson's London: Coffee-Houses and Climbing Boys, Medicine, Toothpaste ...

Liza Picard - History - 2000 - 362 pages
...had rather surprisingly appeared in the stage box. But when the curtain rose, they saw 'the actors standing between two files of grenadiers with their bayonets fixed and resting on their firelocks, At this the whole house rose and unanimously turned to the justice', who said he couldn't think how...
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Roles of Authority: Thespian Biography and Celebrity in Eighteenth-century ...

Cheryl Wanko - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 258 pages
...ladies, as well as English nobles and governmental officials. When the curtain rises, the actors are standing "between two Files of Grenadiers, with their Bayonets fixed, and resting on their Firelocks. There was a Sight! Enough to animate the coldest Briton" (1:56). The pit stands and demands that the...
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