The Dramatic History of Master Edward, Miss. Ann, and Others, the Extraordinaries of These Times

The Dramatic History of Master Edward, Miss. Ann, and Others, the Extraordinaries of These Times : Collected from Zaphaniel's Original Papers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Dramatic History of Master Edward, Miss. Ann, and Others, the Extraordinaries of These Times: Collected From Zaphaniel's Original Papers At this period Mr. Stevens was cele brared at the feveral convivial focieties then in being, of which there was a great number, as, the Choice Spirits, High Bor lace, Comus's Court, &c. And wrote many of the fongs he has lince been ap plauded for. His finances were generally at a low ebb, and his perfon in durance. He experienced the extremes of mirth and jollity, as well as want and depen'dance and led a life, if unitained by crimes, yet clefpicable for its meannefs and irregula rity. He ufually wrote pieces of humour for Shuter, to deliver at his benefit; and we believe was the author of a Droll, acted at Bartholomew Fair by that Comes dian in the year 1759, called, The French flogged, or, the Britifh Sailors in America.' In 1760, he publifhed a novel, in 2 vols. Called, The Hiltory of Tom Fool and in 1761 began a periodical publication, entitled The Beauties of the Magazines.' ln 1763, he gave the public o feme[vii. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 308g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243255519
  • 9780243255511