The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets: Also an Exact Account of All the Plays that Were Ever Yet Printed in the English Tongue; Their Double Titles, the Places where Acted, the Dates when Printed, and the Persons to Whom Dedicated; with Remarks and Observations on Most of the Said Plays
T. Leigh, 1698 - 182 pagine
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Pagina 27 - Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds. Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Pagina 79 - THE MASQUE OF QUEENS; CELEBRATED FROM THE HOUSE OF FAME BY THE QUEEN OF GREAT BRITAIN WITH HER LADIES At Whitehall, Feb. 2, 1609. [Dedication.] TO THE GLORY OF OUR OWN, AND GRIEF OF OTHER NATIONS, MY LORD HENRY PRINCE OF GREAT BRITAIN, ETC.
Pagina 22 - The Double Dealer: A COMEDY, Acted at the Theatre Royal by Their Majesties Servants. Written by Mr. CONGREVE.
Pagina 26 - as no age must look to see the like," in his original character of the crafty Richard — Maister Greene, than whom " there was not an actor of his nature, in his time, of better ability in performance of what he undertook, more applaudent by the audience, of greater grace at the court, or of more general love in the Citty...
Pagina 107 - a Tallent, very few of our English Poets have been Master of, in moving the Passions, that are, and ought to be the Aim of all Tragick Poets, Terror and Pity
Pagina 158 - The First Part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of York and Lancaster; with the death of the good Duke Humphrey; and the banishment and death of the Duke of Suffolk; and the tragical end of the proud Cardinal of Winchester: With the notable rebellion of Jack Cade; and the Duke of York's first claim unto the crown.
Pagina 167 - THE ROYAL CUCKOLD ; or, Great Bastard ; giving an Account of the Birth and Pedigree of Lewis le Grand, the first French King of that Name and Race.
Pagina 48 - You fee our Study is to pleafe you all:" evidently aims at Prospero's Epilogue, " my projeft . . was to pleafe." The " Perfons Represented " are] 1 " Thomas Duffel. He was, before he became a Poet, a Milliner in the New Exchange : he has writ four Plays, two of them in a Burlesque Stile.