The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher in Ten Volumes - Volume I.

Language: English
Wordcount: 20,460 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Category: PN
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Added to site: 2004.06.30
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Genre: Drama
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aines, _and as the wisest contemporaries acknowledge they Lived a_ Miracle, _I am very confident this volume cannot die without one.

What more specially concerne these Authors and their workes is told thee by another hand in the following Epistle of the_ Stationer to the Readers.

_Farwell, Reade, and feare not thine owne understanding, this Booke will create a cleare one in thee, and when thou hast considered thy purchase, thou wilt call the price of it a Charity to thy selfe, and at the same time forgive thy friend, and these Authors humble admirer_,

JA. SHIRLEY.

The Stationer to the Readers.

_Gentlemen,_ before you engage farther, be pleased to take notice of these Particulars. You have here a _New Booke_; I can speake it clearely; for of all this large Volume of _Comedies_ and _Tragedies_, not one, till now, was ever printed before. A _Collection of Playes_ is commonly but a _new Impression_, the scattered pieces which were printed single, being then onel

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