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a comedy, as it is acted by Their Majesties servants

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Published by Printed for H. Herringman, and sold by R. Bentley [and 3 others] in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Other titlesEpsom wells
Statementwritten by Tho. Shadwell
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 877:15
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 65, [1] p
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18039792M

Epsom Wells: III. A Journey Through England by John Macky, originally published in , contains a ‘Letter VII from Epsom’, which is another contemporary description of Epsom in the later Spa period. ‘Epsom is a charming town being nearer to London than Tunbridge, is more frequented by the Citizens, for its purging Mineral Waters tinctured with Allom, and good Air; . His next play, Epsom Wells, shows marked improvement. The scene is laid at the fashionable watering-place of the time, and the personages at least pretend to respectable social status. It is full of action, intrigue, cross-purposes, and mistakes, much facilitated by the custom of the time for ladies to wear masks out of doors.

The quantities of water from the two Epsom Wells were never large enough for manufacturing on any scale: Schellinks reported the old Well being exhausted 3 times in a morning and Celia Fiennes wrote that the locals replenished the well with water from common wells. Thomas Shadwell is the author of The Virtuoso ( avg rating, 52 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), The Libertine ( avg rating, 18 ratings, 2 rev /5.

There are 5 ways to get from Epsom to Wells by train, bus or car. Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner. In he produced a prose comedy, The Sullen Lovers, or the Impertinents, based on a play of Moliere, and written in avowed imitation of Ben Jonson. His best plays are Epsom Wells (), for which Sir Charles Sedley wrote a prologue, and the Squire of Alsatia ().

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Epsom-wells. A Comedy, Acted At The Duke's Theatre: Written By Tho. Shadwell Paperback – Aug by Thomas Shadwell (Author)Author: Thomas Shadwell. 2 p. l., iii-lxv, p.

16 cmPages: New Light on Epsom Wells. by F L Clark (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used Epsom-wells book Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 3 Used from $ 1 New from $ Inspire a love of reading with Prime Book Box for Kids Author: F L Clark. The Works of Thomas Shadwell, Esq; Volume the Second. Containing Psyche. the Epsom-wells book.

Epsom-Wells. Timon of Athens. of 4; Volume 2 [Shadwell, Thomas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Works of Thomas Shadwell, Esq; Volume the Second.

Containing Psyche. the Libertine. Epsom-Wells. Timon of Athens. of 4; Volume 2. OCLC Number: Notes: Preliminaries omitted. Transcribed from: Shadwell, Thomas.

Epsom-wells: a comedy. Acted at the Duke's theatre. Check out Purcell: Epsom Wells - original version - Leave these useless arts by Emma Kirkby & David Thomas & The Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Thomas Shadwell's play Epsom Wells was written about this time and first performed in London in in the presence of King Charles II, who was so pleased with the light-hearted romp that he came again two days later.

Browse: Purcell - Epsom Wells: Leave these useless arts, Z This page lists all recordings of Epsom Wells: Leave these useless arts, Z by Henry Purcell (). Showing 1. Certainly, Epsom Wells is noted more for its gutsy broad humour than for more subtle qualities.

The plot is hardly profound: an assorted collection of London tradesmen and their wives, men about town, ‘young ladies of wit, beauty and fortune’, and a bumbling country Justice, pursue amorous intrigues while taking the waters.

The main sources of information on Epsom Wells are: Clark, F.L., New Light on Epsom Wells (Pullingers, ). Clark, F.L., ‘History of Epsom Spa’, Lehmann, H.L., ‘The history of Epsom Spa’, COVID Resources.

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The beautiful situation of Ashstcad Park, between Epsom and Leatherhead, claimed the particular attention of Toland, who in his description of Epsom Wells, originally published indesignated it "The sweetest spot of ground in our British World."Author: John Preston Neale.

Epsom-Wells a comedy, acted at the Duke's Theatre / written by Tho. The Wells Centre closed as a social centre and for hiring in March If you have any question about the site, please contact [email protected] Shadwell by Thomas Shadwell Epsom-Wells.

a Comedy, Acted at the Duke's Theatre | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

Excerpt One of the most unlucky figures in the literary history of the seventeenth century is Thomas Shadwell. Poet- laureate to William and Mary, friend of many of the wittiest men of his age, dramatist who could count more successes than failures, he, nevertheless, is remembered as one who "never deviates into sense.".

Shadwell, Thomas (?) London: Printed by J. for Henry Herringman, Thomas Shadwell produced his first play, a comedy, in The Sullen Lovers, written in the style of Ben Jonson, was based on a play by Moliere. Shadwell's best-known and best-liked play was Epsom-wells, first produced in For the next fourteen years, Shadwell produced nearly a play a.

His best plays are Epsom Wells (), for which Sir Charles Sedley wrote a prologue, and the Squire of Alsatia (). Alsatia was the cant name for the Whitefriars area of London, then a kind of sanctuary for persons liable to arrest, and the play represents, in dialogue full of the local argot, the adventures of a young heir who falls into Alma mater: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

Epsom-Wells. a Comedy, Etc. [In Five Acts and in Prose.] by Thomas Shadwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Epsom (/ ˈ ɛ p s əm /) is a market town in Surrey, England, miles ( km) southwest of London, between Ashtead and town straddles chalk downland (Epsom Downs) and the upper Thanet Formation.

Epsom Downs Racecourse holds The Derby, now a generic name for sports competitions in English-speaking town also gives its name to Epsom Country: England.Hardcover reprint of the original edition - beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo - 6x9". No adjustments have been made to Missing: Epsom-Wells.Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Epsom Wells: A New History Of Eppsom Wells And Epsom Salts.

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