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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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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1858
...the Restoration, and who had a faint recollection of having seen his brother William " in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit...eating, and one of them sung a song." This description very exactly tallies with " As You Like It," A. ii. sc. 7. Shakespeare found no prototypes in Lodge,...
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The plays (poems) of Shakespeare, ed. by H. Staunton, the illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1859
...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...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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Homes and Haunts of the Wise and Good, Or, Visits to Remarkable Places in ...

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Dwellings - 1859 - 376 pages
...Jones, of Tarbeck, that he had a faint re4 collection 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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1861
...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...some company, who were eating, and one of them sung a song.8 Verses by Ben Jonson and Shakspeare, occasioned by the motto to the Globe Theatre— Totus mundus...
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"Their Majesties' Servants.": Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas ...

Dr. Doran (John) - Actors - 1865
...the faint, general, and almost lost ideas, he had of having once seen him act a part in ono of his own comedies, wherein being to personate a decrepit...eating, and one of them sung a song." This description applies to old Adam, in " As You Like It ;" and he who feebly shadowed it forth, formed a link which...
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"Their Majesties' Servants.": Annals of the English Stage, from ..., Volume 1

Dr. Doran (John) - Actors - 1865 - 846 pages
...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...eating, and one of them sung a song." This description applies to old Adam, in " As You Like It ;" and he who feebly shadowed it forth, formed a link which...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 288 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...company, who were eating, and one of them sung a song." OUys's MSS. happiness, while the applause of all that was most noble and talented among his countrymen...
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Comedies

William Shakespeare - 1867
..." the faint, general, aud 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...another person to a table, at which he was seated among soma company, who were eating, and one of them sung a song." This was unquestionably the Adam of As...
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
..." the faint, general, and almost lost ideas he had of having once seen him act a part in one of his s @ - - вотз company, who were eating, and oue of them sung a song." This was unquestionably the Adam of...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
..." 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...who were eating, and one of them sung a song." This was unquestionably the Adam of ' As You Like It;' and to us there is no tradition of Shakspere so pleasing...
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