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" And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them; for there be of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too; though, in the mean time, some necessary question of the play be then... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare - Page 70
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1823
...that play your clowns, speak no more than is set dawn for them,: for there be of them, that will of themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren...necessary question of the play be then to be considered" This practice was undoubtedly coeval with the English stage ; for we are told that Sir Thomas More,...
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Dramatic Table Talk: Or, Scenes, Situations, & Adventures, Serious ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - 1825
...men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably. 1 Play. I hope, we have reformed that indifferently with us. Ham. O, reform it altogether....villainous ; and shows a most pitiful ambition in the fool tbat uses it. Go, make you ready. — How happens it, then, that, notwithstanding the advice of these...
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Cumberland's British Theatre, with Remarks, Biographical and Critical ...

1826
...imitated humanity so abominably. 1 Act. I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us. Ham. (c.) O, reform it altogether. And let those, that play...of them, that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantiiy of barren spectators to laugh too ; though, in the mean time, some necessary question of the...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare

William Shakespeare - 1826
...braggart, a tyrant of tyrants, and does indeed outdo Termagant. 4 Pressure is impression, resemblance. down for them: for there be of them, that will themselves...laugh too; though, in the mean time, some necessary question6 of the play be then to be considered: that's villainous; and shows a most pitiful ambition...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Termagant. 4 Pressure is impression, resemblance. 1 ie approval, estimation. Vide King Lear, Act ii. Sc. 4. down for them: for there be of them, that will themselves...laugh too; though, in the mean time, some necessary question6 of the play be then' to be considered: that's villanous; and shows a most pitiful ambition...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 pages
...of Nature's journeymen had made them, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably. And let those that play your clowns speak no more...of the play be then to be considered : — that's villanous : and shows a most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it. SHAKSPEARE. CHAP. XII. THE...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity SO abominably. Play. I hope, we have reformed that indifferently with us. Ham. O, reform it altogether....quantity of barren spectators to laugh too; though in the meantime, some necessary questionf of the play be then to be considered: that's villanous; and shows...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...and is the licence which Hamlet condemns in his instructions to the players : " And let those that be your clowns speak no more than is set down for them...of barren spectators to laugh too, though, in the meantime, some necessary question of the play be then to be considered ; — that's villainous, and...
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

1829 - 264 pages
...had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity 90 abominably. Tim should be reformed altogether. And let those that play your clowns, speak...question of the play be then to be considered ; that's villanous, aud shews a most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it.' /->ğği my awn Apartment,...
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A Descriptive Account of the Second Royal Gala Festival at Stratford-upon ...

1830 - 87 pages
...the following professional rebuke ? — "And let those who play your clowns (ie low comedians).speaA no more than is set down for them; for there be of...quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though in the meantime some necessary question of the play be then to be considered : — that's mllianous, and shews...
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