Part pp. 298–301 - ‘A Lenten Prologue, Refus’d by the Players.’ By Thomas Shadwell? [c. 1683.]

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Crewe MS/36/pp. 298–301


‘A Lenten Prologue, Refus’d by the Players.’ By Thomas Shadwell? [c. 1683.]


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First line: ‘Our Prologues Wit grows flat: the Nap’s worn off’. Attributed to Shad-well in The Works of John Dryden, ed. Walter Scott, vii (1808), 131–2.

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Printed separately in 1683 (Wing S2856). See ECS, p. 369, and Works of Shadwell, v. 242–4, 435–6.

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