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" ... executions ; so men of letters and education feel their humanity most forcibly exercised, when they attend the obsequies of men who had arrived at any perfection in liberal accomplishments. Theatrical action is to be esteemed as such, except it be... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 116
by British essayists - 1803
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

English essays - 1809
...action is to be esteemed as such, except it be objected, that we cannot call that an art which cannot be attained by art. Voice, stature, motion, and other...push the unhappy endeavourer in that way the further offhis wishes. Such an actor as Mr. Betterton ought to be recorded with the same respect as Roscius...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812 - 404 pages
...qualities ' were more than equal to their ' deficiencies." Mr. Addison thus speaks of Betterton: " Such an actor as Mr. " Betterton ought to be recorded...Roscius " among the Romans. The greatest '' orator (Tully) has thought fit " to quote his judgment, and ce" lebrate his life. Roscius was " the example...
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker - Dramatists, English - 1812
...qualities ' were more than equal to their ' deficiencies." Mr. Addison thus speaks of Betterton : " Such an actor as Mr. " Betterton ought to be recorded...Roscius " among the Romans. The greatest " orator (Tully) has thought fit " to quote his judgment, and ce" lebrate his life. Roscius was " the example...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812 - 478 pages
...qualities " were more than equal to their " deficiencies." Mr. Addisoii thus speaks of Betterton : " Such an actor as Mr. " Betterton ought to be recorded " with the same respect as Roscius " amongthe Romans. The greatest : orator (Tully) has thought fit ' to quote his judgment, and ce' lebrate...
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Free thoughts upon Methodists, actors, and the influence of the stage; with ...

Robert Mansel, Francesco Caffaro - 1814
...the most solid " philosophers, or the description of the most " charming poets I had ever read." " Such an actor as Mr. Betterton, ought to be " recorded with the same respect as Tioscius among " the Romans." " There is no human invention so " aptly calculated for the forming a...
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Free Thoughts Upon Methodists, Actors, and the Influence of the Stage: With ...

Robert Mansel - Drama - 1814 - 206 pages
...the most solid " philosophers, or the description of the most " charming poets I had ever read." " Such an actor as Mr. Betterton, ought to be " recorded with the same respect as Hoscius among " the Romans." " There is no human invention sa " aptly calculated for the forming a...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...objected, that we cannot call that an art which cannot be attained by art. Voice, stature, motion, aad other gifts, must be very bountifully bestowed by...nature, or labour and industry will but push the unhappy endoavourer, in that way, the farther off his wishes. Such an actor as Mr Betterton ought to be recorded...
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The Tatler

Joseph Addison, Alexander Chalmers, Sir Richard Steele - 1822
...action is to be esteemed as such, except it be objected, that we cannot call that an art which cannot be attained by art. Voice, stature, motion, and other...will but push the unhappy endeavourer in that way the farther off his wishes. Such an actor as Mr. Betterton ought to be recorded with the same respect as...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

English essays - 1823
...action is to be esteemed as such, except it be objected, that we cannot call that an art which cannot be attained by art. Voice, stature, motion, and other...Romans. The greatest orator has thought fit to quote his judgement, and celebrate his life. Roscius was the example to all that would form themselves into proper...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...esteemed as such, except it be objected, that we cannot call that an art which cannot be obtained by ait. Voice, stature, motion, and other gifts, must be very...among the Romans. The greatest orator has thought lit to quote his judgment, and celebrate his life. Roscius was the example to all that would form themselves...
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