Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Covent Garden Theatre, or Pasquin Turn'd Drawcansir

Cover image for

Download


Author: Charles Macklin
Published: 1752
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,942 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 406
Added to site: 2009.12.03
mnybks.net#: 25932
Genre: Drama
Excerpt

me an hour.


Covent Garden Theatre Or Pasquin turn'd Drawcansir.

Scene. The Stage, with a Rostrum on it.

Enter Pasquin. Goes in the Rostrum.

Pas: Nobles,-- Commons-- Beaux, Bells-- Wits, Critics,-- Bards & Bardlins,-- and ye my very good Friends of Common Sense,-- tho' last, not least in Merit,-- Greeting, and Patience to you all. I Seignior Pasquin, of the Quorum of Parnassus. Drawcansir and Censor of Great Britain, by my Bills and Advertisements, have Summoned You together this Night to hear a Public Examination of several Public Nusances, My Scene I have laid in the Common Theatre, which is my usual place of exposing those Knaves and Fools, who despise the Moral-- and those who are too great or too Subtle for the common Law, and as my whole design is new, I hope You, my Gracious Patrons, will not be Offended if I Assigne you a part in this Pasquinade, which is this,-- You are to Act as a Chorus to the whole. When you behold a Fool pleasantly exposed You are to

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Matt Ryan
Since releasing his first book in February 2015, Matt Ryan has published ten books, including the bestselling Preston Six series. His fans were thrilled when he announced his second series, the Alchemist Academy, which takes place in the same world. Today Ryan reveals why he created such an unique magic system for this series, why the teachers at the Academy are so ruthless and how Allie's character came to be.
Read full interview...