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1569. 466. This, edit.- "A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I.", R. Dodsley.
Such critics, of course, would not care to see the vulgar show over again; it is enough for them to put on record their protest against it in the weekly " Judgment Days" which they edit, and by- and- by withdraw out of their private boxes, with pity for a world in the creation of which they were not consulted.- "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.