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" The song being ended, a concert of instrumental music, after the French composition, being heard a while, the curtains are suddenly open'd, and in the ROSTRAS appear sitting a PARISIAN and a LONDONER, in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning... "
English Pleasure Carriages: Their Origin, History, Varieties, Materials ... - Page 50
by William Bridges Adams - 1837 - 315 pages
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Anecdotes of Music, Historical and Biographical: In a Series of ..., Volume 2

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...are suddenly " closed, and the company entertained by instru" mental and vocal music, with a song. " The song being ended, a consort of instrumental "...in " the rostras appear sitting, a Parisian and a Lon" doner in the livery robes of both cities, who de" claim concerning the pre-eminence of Paris and...
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Memoirs of the Musical Drama, Volume 1

George Hogarth - Opera - 1838 - 464 pages
...broke." " The song being ended," continues the stagedirections, " a consort of instrumental musick, after the French composition, being heard awhile,...Londoner, in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning the pre-eminence of London and Paris." These declamations being ended, the curtains...
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The Lives of the Poets-laureate: With an Introductory Essay on the Title and ...

Wiltshire Stanton Austin, John Ralph - Poets laureate - 1853 - 6 pages
...of the views of each antagonist. The second part was something similar, though in a lighter strain. "The song being ended, a consort of instrumental music,...Londoner, in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning the pre-eminence of Paris and London." The Parisian has the first speech, in which...
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The Dramatic Works of Sir William D'Avenant: With Prefatory Memoir ..., Volume 3

Sir William D'Avenant - 1873
...instrumental music, after the French composition, being heard a while, the curtains are suddenly open'd, and in the ROSTRAS appear sitting a PARISIAN and a LONDONER, in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning the pre-eminence of PARIS and LONDON. THE PARISIAN. You of this noble city, are...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 3

Sir William D'Avenant - 1873
...instrumental music, after the French composition, being heard a while, the curtains are suddenly open'd, and in the ROSTRAS appear sitting a PARISIAN and a LONDONER, in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning the pre-eminence of PARIS and LONDON. THE PARISIAN. You of this noble city, are...
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Thomas Betterton, Volume 2

Robert William Lowe - Actors - 1891 - 196 pages
...After which, " a concert of instrumental music, after the French composition, being heard a while, the curtains are suddenly opened, and in the rostras...Londoner, in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning the pre-eminence of Paris and London." The Parisian opens the ball, and, after a...
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Volume 4

Samuel Pepys, Mynors Bright - Great Britain - 1904
...Rutland House," with which Sir William Davenant tried in 1656 to revive dramatic performances. We read, "The curtains are suddenly opened, and in the Rostras...a Londoner in the livery robes of both cities, who declaim concerning the pre-eminence of Paris and London." After the Parisian has declaimed, and " after...
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English Drama of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (1642-1780)

George Henry Nettleton - English drama - 1914 - 366 pages
...between Diogenes and Aristophanes on the general question of public entertainments, the other between 'a Parisian and a Londoner in the Livery Robes of both Cities, who Declaim concerning the prae-eminence of Paris and London.' Each dispute concludes with a song and chorus,...
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