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Epicœne, or The Silent Woman – Wikipedia

Did you ever hear a more unnecessary question? Create one here Forgot password? The best, the happiest that ever was, sir. Costuming effects are of vital importance: Katherina certainly is a shrew, speaking her mind and having opinions. Dauphine comes forth, and kicks him.

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Ay, that is impedimentum gravissimum: Little is known of this production other than its cast, which included the following:. What say you, sir? Whatever trouble this complaint may have caused was apparently smoothed over by Stuart’s subsequent marriage to Beh Seymour.


Was not sir John Daw here, to ask for him, and the company?

That will take her. Just as an example, most of the jokes epifoene the final scenes of the play are in Latin. When saw you Dauphine Eugenie? Do your pleasure with me gentlemen; I believe in you: Use dmy dates from August Use British English from August Articles needing additional references from April All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Good sir, depart, and let her do it alone.

Whereas now, Sir Dauphine has brought her epicoehe a feeling of it, with this kind of satisfaction, that you shall bring all the ladies to the place where she is, and be very jovial; and there, she will have a dinner, which shall be in your name: Wives are nasty, sluttish animals.

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Epicoene / Ben Jonson

Should an ass exceed me in fortitude? Nevill Coghill directed a production staged by the players of the Oxford Summer Diversions in August ofwith the following cast: God save you, sir, and give you all contentment in your fair choice, here! I confess it doth bate somewhat of the modesty I had, when I writ simply maid: At least Epicene belongs to this select group. Little knows don Bridegroom of this.

Three radio productions are on record: And this is my sentence, this I pronounce. And you have fastened on a thick quilt, or flock-bed, on the outside of the door; that if they knock with their daggers, or with brick-bats, they can make no noise? Riley the Collegiate Ladies Miss V. Politian with Valerius Flaccus! What a conscience hast thou!


And, he will come presently? Sir, I must speak to you. O, you must give the learned men leave, sir. Utterly unabled in nature, by reason of frigidity, to perform the duties, or any the least office of a husband.

Epicene: Stage History

If he should [ Epioene his eyes. Only two productions, a student adaptation at the American Academy of Dramatic Art on 7 February and then an all-male faculty-student undertaking on an Elizabethan stage in Sanders theatre at Harvard University on 30 March in that same year, are recorded during that entire span of time. By she was dead and the whole thing had blown over. Men should love wisely, and all women; some one for the face, and let her please the eye; another for the skin, and let her please the touch; a third for the voice, and let her please the ear; and where epiicoene objects mix, let the senses so too.

Marry, God forbid, sir, that you should geld yourself, to anger your wife. Some marginal comments call for special effects with no indication of who is to produce the effects or where the performers are to be located: I come presently, Centaure.

He does give plays, and suppers, and invites his guests to them, aloud, out of his window, as they ride by in coaches. I jojson thee 13 thee.