Theatrical Records: Or, An Account of English Dramatic Authors, and Their Works

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R. and J. Dodsley, 1756 - 135 páginas
 

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Página 68 - Expences of the Law, and other Incumbrances fo far reduced him, that he was not able to fatisfy the Impatience of his Creditors ; and they flung him at laft into Prison.
Página 69 - was the best contriver of machinery in England and for many years of the latter part of his life received an annual salary from Mrs Minns and her daughter Mrs Leigh, for writing Drolls for Bartholomew and Southwark Fairs, with proper decorations, which were generally so...
Página 113 - D'Awtry, a member of the same society, living in Broad-street, being two of those Physicians that were presented by the College to the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen of the City of London...
Página 88 - Darvaay in Hainault, with Defign to make him a Prieft, but after five Years Study, he found his Inclinations led him another Way. He wrote three Dramatic Pieces.
Página 24 - The Triumph of Love, The Triumph of Death, and The Triumph of Time, and they are introduced into a fifth play (a mere frame to contain them) as successive representations at the nuptials of the King and Queen of Portugal. — The Triumph of Honour has a few wellwritten passages amidst a great deal of extravagance.
Página 121 - Free-Mason : or, the Constant Lady. With the Humours of Squire Noodle, and his Man Doodle. A tragicomi-farcical Ballad Opera in three Acts.
Página 34 - ... composed by the Marcosians. * MARKHAM (GERVASE), an English author, who lived in the reigns of James I. and Charles I. but whose private history is involved in much obscurity, was son of Robert Markham, esq. of Gotham, in the county of Nottingham. He bore a captain's commission under Charles I.
Página 4 - Promises — a iragedie or interlude, manyfestynge the chyefe promises of God unto man in all ages, from the begnnynge of the world, to the death of Jeans Christe.
Página 70 - VIII. The Female Prelate, or the Hiftory of the Life and Death of Pope Joan ; a Tragedy, 1680.
Página 56 - Born in Ireland; his Father being, at the time of his Birth, a Judge and Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in that Kingdom. He was brought over from thence very Young, upon his Father's Promotion to the Exchequer in England ; and in the Year 163 1.

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