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Elfrid, or, The fair inconstant

a tragedy as it is acted at the Theatre Royal by Her Majesty"s Servants : to which is added The walking statue, or, The devil in the wine-cellar : a farce

by Hill, Aaron

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Published by Printed for Bernard Lintott, at the Cross-Keys betwixt the two Temple Gates, and Egbert Sanger, at the Post-House at the Middle Temple-gate, in Fleetstreet in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFair inconstant, Early English Playbooks, 1594-1799 (Boston Public Library), Shakespeare Collection (Collection of Distinction)
Statementwritten by Mr. Hill
ContributionsLintot, Bernard, bookseller, Sanger, Egbert, bookseller, Barton, Thomas Pennant, 1803-1869, former owner
The Physical Object
Pagination[12], 64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26417743M
OCLC/WorldCa228743256


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A Tragedy: As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal Author: Aaron Hill. The Drama and the Stage. Elfrid: or, The Fair Inconstant.

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A Book of the Play. 2 vols. ——Hours with the Players. 2 vols. Cooke, William. Memoirs of Charles Macklin forming an History of the. the desire of Mr. Barton Booth, wrote his first Tragedy, (Elfrid, or the Fair Inconstant) which from his first beginning of it he compleated in a little more than a weekThe following year,he was master of the Opera House in the Hay-Market; and then wrote an Opera called Rinaldo,5/6.

Farce, by A. Hill. 4to. No date. []; 8vo. This little farce is printed at the end of, and was annexed in the representation to, Elfrid, or, The Fair Inconstant, of the same author.

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In his former capacity he wrote, at the suggestion of Booth the actor, the tragedy of Elfrid, or the Fair Inconstant; in his latter, he gave to Rossi the groundwork of Rinaldo, an opera in three acts, to be written in Italian, and he Elfrid furnished an English translation of Rossi's drama.

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Elfrid, or, The fair inconstant: a tragedy as it is acted at the Theatre Royal by Her Majesty's Servants: to which is added The walking statue, or, The devil in the wine-cellar: a farce 12/ The Thomas Pennant Barton Collection is acknowledged as one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in a public institution focusing on the writings of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

The collection was the first in the United States to include the first four folios of the. Hill became interested in theatrical matters, and was (according to his first biographers) ‘master of the stage’ at Drury Lane inand of the opera at the Haymarket in At Drury Lane he produced his first piece, ‘Elfrid, or the Fair Inconstant,’ written in less than a fortnight (ib.

Dorante in the ‘Gamester,’ an adaptation of ‘Le Joueur’ of Regnard, 22 Feb. ; Seyton in ‘Macbeth,’ ; Numitorius in Dennis's ‘Appius and Virginia,’ 5 Feb. ; Egbert in Aaron Hill's ‘Elfrid, or the Fair Inconstant,’ 3 Jan. ; Gonsalvo in the ‘Perfidious Brother,’ claimed by Theobald and by Mestayer, 21 Feb.

At Drury Lane he produced his 1st piece, Elfrid, or the Fair Inconstant, written in less than a fortnight (ib. It was ridiculed for its bombast, but in rewritten and brought out again as Athelwold. It was then received in a way which would have caused him the "liveliest indignation" had he not been the author (ib.

His first play, Elfrid: or The Fair Inconstant (afterwards revised as Athelwold), was produced at Drury Lane in His connexion with the theatre was of short duration, and the rest of his life was spent in ingenious commercial enterprises, none of which were successful, and in.

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Aaron Hill (10 February – 8 February ) was an English dramatist and miscellaneous writer. The son of a country gentleman of Wiltshire, Hill was educated at Westminster School, and afterwards travelled in the was the author of 17 plays, some of them, such as his versions of Voltaire's Zaire and Mérope, being also wrote poetry, which is of variable quality.

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