Burlesque Plays and Poems
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Burlesque Plays and Poems

By Geoffrey Chaucer, Henry Fielding, Henry Morley, John Philips, George Villiers
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  • BURLESQUE PLAYS AND POEMS
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • The Rime of Sir Thopas.
  • THE RIME OF SIR THOPAS.
  • THE Knight of the Burning Pestle.
    • ACT I.—Scene I.
      • ACT II.—Scene I.
      • ACT III.—Scene I.
      • ACT IV.—Scene I.
      • ACT V.—Scene I.
    • ACT II.—Scene I.
    • ACT III.—Scene I.
    • ACT IV.—Scene I.
    • ACT V.—Scene I.
  • The Rehearsal.
    • PROLOGUE.
      • ACT I.—Scene I.
      • ACT II.—Scene I.
      • ACT III.—Scene I.
      • ACT IV.—Scene I.
      • SCENE II.
      • ACT. V.—Scene I.
      • EPILOGUE.
    • ACT I.—Scene I.
    • ACT II.—Scene I.
    • ACT III.—Scene I.
    • ACT IV.—Scene I.
    • SCENE II.
    • ACT. V.—Scene I.
    • EPILOGUE.
  • The Splendid Shilling.
  • Two "Odes."
    • To Miss Margaret Pulteney, Daughter of Daniel Pulteney, Esq., in the Nursery. April 27, 1727.
      • To Miss Charlotte Pulteney, in her Mother's Arms. May 1, 1724.
      • NAMBY PAMBY:
      • A WORD UPON PUDDING.
    • To Miss Charlotte Pulteney, in her Mother's Arms. May 1, 1724.
    • NAMBY PAMBY:
    • A WORD UPON PUDDING.
  • THE TRAGEDY OF TRAGEDIES: OR, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF Tom Thumb the Great.
    • DRAMATIS PERSONÆ.
      • ACT I.
      • ACT II.
      • ACT III.
    • ACT I.
    • ACT II.
    • ACT III.
  • Chrononhotonthologos:
    • PROLOGUE.
  • The Rovers; OR, THE DOUBLE ARRANGEMENT.
    • PROLOGUE.
      • ACT I.—Scene I.
      • ACT II.
      • ACT IV.
    • ACT I.—Scene I.
    • ACT II.
    • ACT IV.
  • Bombastes Furioso.
    • Scene IV.—A Wood.
  • Rejected Addresses.
  • LOYAL EFFUSION.
  • THE BABY'S DEBUT.
  • AN ADDRESS WITHOUT A PHŒNIX.
  • CUI BONO?
    • To the Secretary of the Managing Committee of Drury Lane Playhouse.
  • IN THE CHARACTER OF A HAMPSHIRE FARMER.
  • THE LIVING LUSTRES.
  • THE REBUILDING.
  • DRURY'S DIRGE.
  • A TALE OF DRURY LANE.
    • The Night.
    • The Burning.
    • The Revival.
  • JOHNSON'S GHOST.
  • THE BEAUTIFUL INCENDIARY.
  • FIRE AND ALE.
  • PLAYHOUSE MUSINGS.
  • DRURY LANE HUSTINGS. A NEW HALFPENNY BALLAD.
  • ARCHITECTURAL ATOMS. Translated by Dr. B.
  • THEATRICAL ALARM BELL.
  • THE THEATRE.
    • A PREFACE OF APOLOGIES.
  • THE THEATRE.
  • To the Managing Committee of the New Drury Lane Theatre.
  • Case No. I. MACBETH.
  • Case No. II. THE STRANGER.
  • Case No. III. GEORGE BARNWELL.
  • PUNCH'S APOTHEOSIS.
    • RECITATIVE.
  • Odes and Addresses to Great People.
  • ODE TO MR. GRAHAM. THE AERONAUT.
  • ODE TO MR. M'ADAM.
  • ODE TO THE GREAT UNKNOWN.
  • TO SYLVANUS URBAN, ESQUIRE,
  • AN ADDRESS TO THE STEAM WASHING COMPANY.
  • LETTER OF REMONSTRANCE FROM BRIDGET JONES,
  • ODE TO R. W. ELLISTON, ESQUIRE, THE GREAT LESSEE!
  • ODE TO RICHARD MARTIN, ESQUIRE,
  • ODE TO W. KITCHENER, M.D.
  • ROUTLEDGE'S EXCELSIOR SERIES OF STANDARD AUTHORS,
  • ROUTLEDGE'S STANDARD LIBRARY,
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