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Appius and Virginia A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By His Majesty"s sworn servants. by John Dennis

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Published by Printed for Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys, between the Two Temple Gates in Fleetstreet in London .
Written in English


  • Virginia, -- daughter of Virginius -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

Micro-opaque of original in Yale University Library. New York, Readex Microprint, 1956. 1 card. 22.6 x 14.8 cm. (Three centuries of drama: English 1701-1750) (Three centuries of English and American plays 1500-1800).

StatementWritten by Mr. Dennis.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
Pagination[9], 73 p.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16884295M

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Jan 31,  · Trevelyan writes large sections in 'Appius-speak' to try to explain the ape's feelings and lack of comprehension at the demands made on him and the concepts which Virginia seeks to impart. This I found rather tedious at times. Thus on being told that great men rule the world: ' "Great man has world. Appius has world. Appius WORLD!"3/5(1). Appius and Virginia book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dark blue cloth bound book. Pages have been hand cut. Appius and Virginia book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dark blue cloth bound book. Pages have been hand cut.4/5. Verginia, or Virginia (ca. BC– BC), was the subject of a story of ancient Rome, related in Livy's Ab Urbe Condita.. The people of Rome were already angry with the decemviri for not calling the proper elections, taking bribes, and other abuses. It seemed that they were returning to the rule of the Kings of Rome who had been overthrown only a few decades before. Livy (Titus Livius 59 B.C. - 17 A.D.), History of Rome. The History of Appius and Virginia (B.C. ) XLIV. There followed, in the city, another atrocious proceeding, which took its rise from lust, and was not less tragical in its consequences than that which, through the injured chastity and violent death of Lucretia, had occasioned the expulsion of the Tarquinii from the throne and the city.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Appius and Virginia a tragedy / John Webster. () [John Webster] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. EARLY ENGLISH WIT, POETRY & SATIRE. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Author: John Webster. The Tale of Appius and Virginia Use the glossary in The Riverside Chaucer for words not glossed in the margins; see also a note on Gower's spellings. Confessio Amantis, Book VII, Jan 13,  · Appius and Virginia: a tragedy by Webster, John, ?? Publication date Topics Virginia, daughter of Virginius (Legendary character), English literature Publisher London: printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at the Prince's Armes in St. Paul's Church-yardPages:

To Appius, who corruptedly His Fair and well-loved daughter gave To Claudius for his chattel slave. "A CORD vile Appius merited, When he his felon servant sped As witness false to foully swear Against Virginia, maid most fair, Of brave Virginius daughter dear, As doth in Livy's page appear, Because he could not subjugate. The Advocate brings Oppius the news that Virginius and troops are entering Rome. When the troops arrive, the Advocate plans to speak against Appius and in favor of Virginia. APPIUS Appius is a crafty Roman, claiming to be unworthy of election as a Senate Decemvir yet all the while gloating that attaining such a position had been his plan all along. Appius and Virginia is an early 17th-century stage play, a tragedy by John Webster (and perhaps Thomas Heywood).It is the third and least famous of his tragedies, after . Oct 24,  · the novel a claustrophobic atmosphere. Some of the scenes are done very well – when Appius first sees a mirror, for example, or his inability to distinguish between sentient and insentient objects leading to a battle with the fire – but what Appius and Virginia really lacks is humour. Earnestness can kill a novel for me, and although.