Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the English Stage

Some Thoughts Concerning the Stage in a Letter to a Lady

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1704
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,293 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.7
LoC Category: HM
Downloads: 456
Added to site: 2005.04.27
mnybks.net#: 10171
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Drama
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If you should see your Mistress at a Coronation, dragging her Peacocks Train, with all her State and Insolence about her, it would strike you with all the awful Thoughts that Heaven it self could pretend to, from you.

'Madam, to oblige your Ladyship, he shall speak Blasphemy.

'In hopes thou'lt give me up thy Body, I resign thee up my Soul.

'A Villain, but a repenting Villain; Stuff which Saints in all Ages have been made of.

'Satan and his Equipage; Woman tempted me, Lust weakened me, and so the Devil overcame me; as fell Adam, so fell I.

A Bill was likewise found against the Players of the other House, in the Term abovementioned, for the following Expressions; but the Indictement being wrong laid, they were acquitted: but they were Indicted the Term following for the same, which Indictment is not yet tried.

In the Humour of the Age.

'Marriage, that was only contriv'd for the meaner Rank; t

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