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A second and last collection of the most celebrated prologues and epilogues spoken at the theatres of Drury-Lane and Lincolns-Inn. [ESTC N27804] [ECCO]

DMI number:
652
Publication Date:
1727
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
N27804
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111400639
Shelfmark:
ECCO
Full Title:
A Second and Last | COLLECTION | Of the most Celebrated | Prologues and Epilogues | Spoken at the | THEATRES | OF | [i]Drury-Lane[/i] and [i]Lincolns-Inn.[/i] | To which is added, A POEM Entitled, | [i]The Progress of[/i] LIFE. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]The second Edition.[/i] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed by S. GRAY; and Sold by J. ROBERTS, | near the [i]Oxford-Arms[/i] in [i]Warwick-Lane[/i]; A. | DODD, at the [i]Peacock[/i] without [i]Temple-Bar[/i]; | and E. SMITH, at the [i]Royal-Exchange.[/i] 1727. | [Price Six-Pence.]
Epigraph:
[i]But here bright Eloquence does always smile In such a choice, yet unaffected Stile, As does both Knowledge and Delight impart, The Force of Reason with the Flow'rs of Art.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including drama
Format:
Octavo
Price:
Six-Pence
Pagination:
[4] 1-28
Comments:
Heading 'Epilogues' on p.22.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Preface [1p.]; Table of Contents [1p.]
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A Collection of the Most Celebrated Prologues Spoken at the Theatres of Drury-Lane and Lincolns-Inn. [N27805]
Publication Date:
1728
ESTC No:
N27805
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Related People
Sold by:
Anne Dodd
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Sold by... A. Dodd, at the Peacock without Temple-Bar' N27804
Sold by:
E. Smith
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Sold by... E. Smith, at the Royal-Exchange.' N27804
Sold by:
J[ames] Roberts
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Sold by J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane' N27804
Printer:
S. Gray
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
N27804
Content/Publication
First Line:
Long has the fate of kings and empires been
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mr. Betterton, to the Tragedy of The Fair Penitent.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when a tree's cut down the secret root
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of The Tempest; or, Enchanted Island.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could those who never tried conceive the sweat
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of The Double Gallant; or, The Sick Lady's Cure.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wit bears so thin a crop this duller age
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of Love's Last Shift; or, Fool in Fashion.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poets like cudgeled bullies never do
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of The Country-Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since plays are but a kind of public feasts
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of Love makes a Man; or, the Fop's Fortune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The husbandman in vain renews his toil
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
Spoken at the Opening of the New House by Mr. Betterton, to the Comedy of Love for Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We might well call this short mock-play of ours
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Play call'd The Rehearsal.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If dying lovers yet deserve a tear
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Tragedy of The Ambitious Step-mother.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When once a poet settles an ill name
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mrs. Bracegirdle, to the Play of The Fatal Marriage; or, The Innocent Adultery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our author by experience finds it true
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Tragedy of Aurenge-zebe; or, The Great Mogul.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When awful Rome became the savage spoil
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mr. Quin, to the Tragedy of The Fall of Saguntum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The labouring bee when his sharp sting is gone
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mrs. Bracegirdle, to the Comedy of Amphitryon; or, The Two Sofia's.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The time has been when plays were not so plenty
Page No:
pp.19-21
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mr. Betterton, to the Tragedy of The Mourning Bride.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis said when the renowned Augustus reigned
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
Intended to be Spoke to the Tragedy of The Unhappy Favourite; or, the Earl of Essex.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I hope you'll own that with becoming art
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mrs. Oldfield, to the Tragedy of The Distrest Mother.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What odd fantastic things we women do
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mrs. Porter, to the Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our author's muse a numerous issue boasts
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Tragedy of The Spartan Dame.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How gaily is at first begun
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
The Progress of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed