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LONDON: SMITH, ELDER, AND CO., 65. CORNHILL.
THE SECOND VOLUME.
Great Queen Street. — Former fashionable Houses there. — Lewis
and Miss Pope, the Comedians. — Martin Folkes. - Sir Godfrey
Kneller and his Vanity. Dr. Radcliffe. Lord Herbert of
Cherbury. — Nuisance of Whetstone Park. The Three Dukes
and the Beadle. Rogues and Vagabonds in the Time of
Charles II. Former Theatres in Vere Street and Portugal
Street. — First Appearance of Actresses. - Infamous Deception of
one of them by the Earl of Oxford. Appearance of an avowed
Impostor on the Stage. – Anecdotes of the Wits and fine Ladies
of the Time of Charles, connected with the Theatre in this Quarter.
– Kynaston, Betterton, Nokes, Mrs. Barry, Mrs. Mountford, and
other Performers. Rich. Joe Miller. Carey Street and
Mrs. Chapone. Clare Market. History, and Specimens, of
Orator Henley. - Duke Street and Little Wild Street. Anec-
dotes of Dr. Franklin's Residence in those Streets while a Journey-
DRURY LANE, AND THE TWO THEATRES IN DRURY LANE AND
Craven House. - Donne and his Vision. - Lord Craven and the
Queen of Bohemia. – Nell Gwynn. - Drury Lane Theatre. -
Its Antiquity, different Eras, and Rebuildings. -— The principal
Theatre of Dryden, Wycherly, Farquhar, Steele, Garrick, and
Sheridan. - Old Drury in the time of Charles II. – A Visit to
it. — Pepys and his Theatrical Gossip, with Notes. — Hart and
Mohun. - Goodman. — Nell Gwynn. - Dramatic Taste of that
Age. Booth. Artificial Tragedy.
Wilks and Cibber.
Bullock and Penkethman. A Colonel enamoured of Cibber's
Wig. Mrs. Oldfield. Her singular Position in Society. -
Not the Flavia of the Tatler. — Pope's Account of her last Words
probably not true. Declamatory Acting. - Lively Account of
Garrick and Quin by Mr. Cumberland. — Improvement of Stage
Costume. King. — Mrs. Pritchard. — Mrs. Clive. — Mrs. Wof-
fington. Covent Garden. Barry Contradictory Characters
of him by Davies and Churchill. · Macklin. Woodward.
Pantomime. English Taste in Music. Cooke. Rise of
Actors and Actresses in Social Rank. — Improvement of the
Audience. Dr. Johnson at the Theatre. Churchill a great Pit
Critic. - His Rosciad. - His Picture of Mossop. Mrs. Jordan
and Mr. Suett. — Early Recollections of a Play-goer Page 45
COVENT GARDEN CONTINUED AND LEICESTER SQUARE.
Bow Street once the Bond Street of London. Fashions at that
Time. Infamous Frolic of Sir Charles Sedley and others.
Wycherly and the Countess of Drogheda. — Tonson the Book-
seller. — Fielding. - Russell Street. — Dryden beaten by hired
Ruffians in Rose Street. — His Presidency at Will's Coffee-House.
Character of that Place. - Addison and Button's Coffee-House.
_ Pope, Philips, and Garth. — Armstrong. Boswell's Intro-
duction to Johnson. The Hummums: Ghost Story there.
Covent Garden. The Church. · Car, Earl of Somerset.
Butler, Southern, Eastcourt, Sir Robert Strange. Macklin.
Curious Dialogue with him when past a Century. - Dr. Walcot.
Covent Garden Market. Story of Lord Sandwich, Hackman,
and Miss Ray. Henrietta Street. - Mrs. Clive. -James Street.
- Partridge, the Almanack Maker. Mysterious Lady. — King
Street. — Arne and his Father. · The Four Indian Kings.
Southampton Row. – Maiden Lane. — Voltaire. — Long Acre
and its Mug-Houses. Prior's Resort there. - Newport Street.
- St. Martin's Lane, and Leicester Square, Sir Joshua Rey-
nolds. - Hogarth. — Sir Isaac Newton