The British Theatre, Vol. 9 of 25: Or a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket Mrs Inchbald

ISBN: 9781332520275

Published: September 27th 2015

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The British Theatre, Vol. 9 of 25: Or a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket  by  Mrs Inchbald

The British Theatre, Vol. 9 of 25: Or a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket by Mrs Inchbald
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Excerpt from The British Theatre, Vol. 9 of 25: Or a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and HaymarketIt is considered, by a most respectable critic, as a transgression against literature, that anyMoreExcerpt from The British Theatre, Vol. 9 of 25: Or a Collection of Plays, Which Are Acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and HaymarketIt is considered, by a most respectable critic, as a transgression against literature, that any of our best dramatic authors should be published with certain sentences or scenes omitted, through, in the original editions, they have degraded the moral purposes of die stage, and given to its enemies the only charge they could ever prefer against it.Such a critic might as well quarrel with the modest actor, who refuses to utter indecorous sentiments, as with the conscientious editor, who will not print and publish them.Such a critic might as well endeavour to recall every exploded licentiousness to the boards of an English theatre, and reproach a polished audience for Rot suffering his vicious taste to govern theirs.Stripped, as in representation, of its rankest offences - the best of its wit And humour only retained - the present comedy had yet, perhaps, better - never be either seen or read.

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