Äussere geschichte der englischen theatertruppen in dem zeitraum von 1559 bis 1642, Volume 19

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A. Uystpruyst, 1907 - English drama - 283 pages
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Page 240 - ... whereas public Sports do not well agree with public calamities, nor public stage-plays with the seasons of humiliation, this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity, and the other being spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and...
Page 220 - Realme, or any other honorable Personage of greater Degree, to be auctoryzed to play, under the Hand and Seale of Armes of such Baron or Personage)' shall be stripped, whipped and sent to their own parishes or to the house of correction.
Page 230 - In the play of The Ball, written by Sherley, and acted by the Queens players, ther were divers personated so naturally, both of lords and others of the court, that I took it ill...
Page 233 - Messingers play, called The King and the Subject, and entered here for ever to bee remembered by my son and those that cast their eyes on it, in honour of...
Page 142 - I committed Cromes, a broker in Longe Lane, the 16 of Febru. 1634, to the Marshalsey, for lending a church-robe with the name of JESUS upon it, to the players in Salisbury Court, to present a Flamen, a priest of the heathens.
Page 230 - Received of Mr. Kirke, for a new play which I burnte for the ribaldry and offense that was in it, £.2.
Page 230 - The comedy called the Yonge Admirall, being free from oaths, prophaness, or obsceanes, hath given mee much delight and satisfaction in the readinge, and may serve for a patterne to other poetts, not only for the bettring of maners and language, but for the improvement of the quality, which hath received some brushings of late.
Page 217 - ... they shall forbear altogether in the time of Lent and likewise at such time and times as any extraordinary sickness or infection of disease shall appear to...
Page 232 - I had croste in Davenants play-booke, and allowing of faith and slight to bee asseverations only, and no oathes, markt them to stande, and some other few things, but in the greater part allowed of my reformations.
Page 130 - When the wars were over, and the Royalists totally subdued, most of 'em who were alive gathered to London, and for a subsistence endeavoured to revive their old trade privately. They made up one company out of all the scattered members of several, and in the winter before the King's murder, 1648, they ventured to act some plays, with as much caution and privacy as could be at the Cockpit.

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