Poetical and Dramatic Works of Thomas Randolph Volume 1

Poetical and Dramatic Works of Thomas Randolph Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... Are you a player? Ros. I am, sir: what of that? Bird. And is it lawful? stood in Dl'l1l'y Lane. The Fortune was near Whitecross Streefi and had belonged to the celebrated Edward Alleyhi who rebullt it. Blackfriars probably had the same proprietors as the Globe 5 and the Red Bull was at the upper end of St ohn's StreetTlie Bear Garden, or, as it is as often called, Par-is Garden, was near the Globe playhouse, as may be seen in the " South View of London," taken in I599. It there appears to have been 311 octagon building, with a. flag flying at the top of it, in the same manner as at the playliouses., On the sale of the Church lands, January 14, 1647, it produced r7,83I, 15s. Good sister, let's convert him. A.rz'de. Will you use So fonda calling? Mir. F/o. And so impious? ' Bird. So irreligious? Mir. F/o. So unwarrantable? Bird. Only to gain by vice? Mir. Flo. To live by sin P Ros. My spleen is up. And live not you by sin? Take away vanity, and you both may break. What serves your lawful trade of selling pins, But to joint gewgaws, and to knit together Gorgets, strips, neckcloths, laces, ribbands, ruffs, And many other suchlike toys as these, To make the baby pride a pretty puppet? And you, sweet feather-man, whose ware, though li ht, O'erwegighs your conscience, what serves your trade, But to plume folly, to give pride her wings, To deck vainglory? spoiling the peacock's tail T' adorn an idiot's coxcoinb! O dull ignorance! How ill 'tis understood what we do mean For good and honest! They abuse our scene, And say we live by vice. Indeed, 'tis true, As the physicians by diseases do, Only to cure them. They do live, we see, Like cooks, by pamp'ring prodigality, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936450
  • 9781236936455