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" Will in that station, was the faint, general, and almost lost ideas, he had of having once seen him act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein being to personate a decrepit old man, he wore a long beard, and appeared so weak and drooping and unable... "
Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life - Page 45
by William Shakespeare - 1847
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...told Mr. Jones, that he had a faint recollection ' of having once seen him act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...among some company, who were eating, and one of them sang a song.' That this part was the character ot Adam, in ' As You Like It,' there can be no doubt...
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Comedies. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1847
...the Restoration, and who had a faint recollection of having seen his brother William in ' one of hi* p >% >%`H?% earing, and one of them sung a song.' This description tallies with As YOB LIKE IT." — COLLIER. "...
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Homes and haunts of the most eminent British poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847
...Jones of Tarbeck, that " he had a faint recollection of having once seen him act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...another person to a table, at which he was seated amongst some company who were eating, and one of them sang a song." This is supposed to have been in...
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Select plays [5 plays], with notes and an intr. to each play and a life of ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...frequently saw him in that character describes him as admirably performing " the decrepit old man who wore a long beard, and appeared so weak and drooping,...company who were eating, and one of them sung a song." The representation of aged characters seems to have been his forte, for there is reason to suppose...
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
...was, the faint, general, and almost lost ideas he had of having once seen him act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...person to a table, at which he was seated among some other company, who were eating, and one of them sung a song." From this it would appear, that the class...
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

J. PAYNE COLLIER - 1853
...the Ees!oration, and who had a faint recollection of having seen his brother William "in one of his o the same defect :—" Ladies, or fair ladies, I...am no such thing: I am a man as other men are :" very exactly tallies with " As You Like It," A. ii. sc. 7. Shakespeare found no prototypes in Lodge,...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...Jones, of Tarbeck, that " he had a faint recollection of having once seen him act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...among some company who were eating, and one of them sang a song." This is supposed to have been in the character of Adam, in " As You Like It," and hence...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1857
...was, the faint, general, and almost lost ideas he had of having once seen him act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein being to personate a decrepit...company, who were eating, and one of them sung a song." Oldyit Mss. In the preceding account " one of Shakespeare's younger brothers'" has been thought to...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...told Mr. Jones, that he had a faint recollection ' of having once seen him act a part in one or his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...among some company, who were eating, and one of them sang a song.' That this part was the character of Adam, in ' As You Like It,' there can be no doubt...
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The Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1859
...the faint, general, and almost lost ideas he had of having once seen him ' act n part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...eating, and one of them sung a song.' " This description accords in all essential particulars with the introduction of Adam to the banished duke and his followers,...
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