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Behold ye critics of this classic age

DMI number:
37516
Poem Aliases
Hour before marriage. Prologue.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Behold ye critics of this classic age
Last Line:
I Harlequin humbly beseech you to damn it
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Prologue
Themes:
Humour, jokes, Manners, and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
George Colman
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Prologue to 'An Hour Before Marriage' (1772, T190827). The prologue is attributed to 'Mr. Colman', and he is suggested as author in the advertisement.
Content/Publication
Title:
The Spouter's Companion [T114672]
Page No(s):
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Prologue To An Hour Before Marriage. Spoken by Mr. Woodward, in the Character of Harlequin.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Colman.
Attributed To:
George Colman
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [N64656] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Prologue to An Hour Before Marriage. Spoken by Mr. Woodward in the Character of Harlequin.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Colman.
Attributed To:
George Colman
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [T193665] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Prologue to An Hour Before Marriage. Spoken by Mr. Woodward in the Character of Harlequin.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Colman.
Attributed To:
George Colman
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [T70688] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Prologue to An Hour Before Marriage. Spoken by Mr. Woodward in the Character of Harlequin.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Colman.
Attributed To:
George Colman