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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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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: As you like it. 1890

William Shakespeare - 1890
...your fortunes : Giue vs fome Muficke, and good Cozen, fing. 183 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.' MALONE discredits this story as far as the brother of Shakespeare is concerned, and, after a heartsome...
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Appletons' Journal

American literature - 1879
...William, said he could remember nothing of his performance but seeing him ' act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to ' personate a decrepit...table, at which he was seated among some company, and one of them sang a song.' " t of the iron is neutralized, and fails to destroy the sight. So in...
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Works, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1874
...seen bim ' act a part in one of his own comedies, wherein, being to personate a decrepit fid man, ho wore a long beard, and appeared so weak and drooping,...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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Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Exiles - 1877 - 206 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." Capell also has the following : "A traditional story was current some years ago about Stratford, —...
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Shakespeare : Select Plays: As You Like it

William Shakespeare - 1883 - 168 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.' To the same effect Capell writes : — ' A traditional story was current some years ago about Stratford,...
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The Poems

William Shakespeare - 1878 - 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.' Oldyt's MSS. MEMOIR OF SHAKESPEARE. H obliged to tread the boards. In his ex"1 and cxi"1 Sonnets (which...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like it

William Shakespeare - 1878 - 206 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 old...company, who were eating, and one of them sung a song." "A traditional story was current some years ago about Stratford,— that a very old man of that place,—of...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1878
...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 of Adam, in ' As You Like It,' there can be no doubt...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson - English poetry - 1879 - 686 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." OUyt't MSS. happiness, while the applause of all that was most noble and talented among his countrymen...
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"Their Majesties' Servants".: Annals of the English Stage from ..., Volume 1

John Doran - Actors - 1880
...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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