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By Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans

Not like one another, quantity five is a sociological portrait of more often than not little humans of their tragic and comedian efforts to accomplish popularity at the London degree in the course of the recovery and eighteenth century, while quantity 6 is dom­inated via the glamour of David Gar­rick, Nell Gwyn, and Joseph Grimaldi, the prestigious clown. a few 250 por­traits individualize the good and small of the theatres of London.

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Garrick should now have been physically and emotionally exhausted. For seven months, studying at least 18 leading roles for 136 performances (in 20 of which he played in both mainpiece and afterpiece), he also spoke many epilogues, some of them of his own writing. " The variegated year which had catapulted him to fame and brought the heady praise of paragraphers and the flattering attentions of the learned and the great had also awarded him the fickle favors of the charming Irish actress Margaret Woffington.

I am not so much to blame as You Seem to think I am. . & indeed the Trade we have if You will reflect very seriously can never be Sufficient to Maintain Me & a Servant hansomelyAs for ye Stage, I know in ye General it deserves Yr Censure, but if You will consider how hansomely & how reputably Some have liv'd . . & as My Genius that Way (by ye best Judges) is thought Wonderfull how can You be so averse to My proceedings . . As to Company ye Best in Town are desirous of Mine. Peter still refused to accept David's decision, and David grew more insistent: I am very Sorry You still Seem so utterly Averse to What I am so greatly Inclin'd & to What ye best Judges think I have ye Greatest Genius for .

5. v. 6. Garrick to Gyngell. 1. Performing artsLondonBiography. I. , joint author. II. , joint author. III. Title. 2'092'2 {B} 71157068 ISBN 0809308339 (v. 6) List of Illustrations Playbills, Tickets, Accounts, And Casts Theatre Checks and Tickets, 16711817 477 Ticket for Handel's Samson at Covent Garden, 1752 478 Southwark Fair Playbill, Restoration 479 Drury Lane Theatre Playbill, 1692 480 Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre Playbill, 1697 480 Drury Lane Theatree Playbill, 1703 481 Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre Ticket, 1716 481 Queen's Theatre Playbill, 1709 482 Drury Lane Theatre Playbill, 1718 483 Covent Garden Theatre Playbill, 1745 484 Covent Garden Theatre Playbill, 1773 485 Covent Garden Theatre Playbill, 1775 486 Covent Garden Theatre Playbill, 1775 487 Drury Lane Theatre Playbill, 1776 488 Manuscript cast for Etherege's The Man of Mode, 1684 489 Manuscript cast for Tate's King Lear, 1681 490 Pages from Cibber's Opera Myrtillo, 1715 490 United Company Accounts, 1682 491 Proposed Salary Schedule for a New Acting Company, c.

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