The Drama, Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine

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T. and J. Elvey, 1824 - Theater
 

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Page 34 - In the most high and palmy state of Rome, A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless, and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets...
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Page 147 - Theatre in Goodman's fields, this day, will be performed a Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music, divided into Two Parts Tickets at three, two, and one shilling. Places for the Boxes to be taken at the Fleece Tavern, next the Theatre NB — Between the two parts of the Concert, will be presented an Historical Play, called The Life and Death of King Richard the Third Containing the distress of K.
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