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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAP. XX. MoSSOP, from ike Dublin Theatre, engaged at Drury-Latie? Account of bis Dramatic Powers?He excelled in fevera! Characters, and particularly in Zanga, in the Revenge ?TrBROTHERS, a TrPurchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAP. XX. MoSSOP, from ike Dublin Theatre, engaged at Drury-Latie? Account of bis Dramatic Powers?He excelled in fevera! Characters, and particularly in Zanga, in the Revenge ?TrBROTHERS, a Tragedy, by the celebrated Dr. Young ?The Story, on winch the play is founded, as related ly Livy?The Epilogue -written ly Mallet, gave great Offence to Dr. Young.?He difdained to publifk it -with his, Play, and, in its Room, gave an Historical Epilogue? The Profits of the Play, -with an Additional Sum, amounting in all to a Thoitfc.nA Pounds, iverf given by the Author' to the Society for propagating the Go/pel in Foreign Parts? GARRICK and Mossop excellent in the Two Brothers? Harlequin Fortunatus, a Pantomime?The GameSter, a Tragedy, by Edward Moore?A Play of Dc- tneftic Diftrefs, written in Profe, -well conduced, pathetic, and moral?Beverlf.y, the unhappy Gamier, afted by Garrick?Mrs. Pritchard univerfally admired in Mrs. Beverley?An excellent Prologue, -written and fpolett by Garrick. - IN the beginning of this feafon, it September 1 . 1752, to (appeared that Gafrick had imported a June 1753. j young aclor from Dublin, This was the celebrated Mr. Moflbp, who had finiflied his education in the college, arid was much efteemed by his contemporaries for his literary accomplishments, andand the good qualities that compofed his character. He had conceived an early inclination for the ftage, and poflefled many of the requifites for that pror feffion. He began his career in Dublin, and his fame rebounding in England, he was invited to Drury-Lane. His figure, rifing above the middle fize, was in juft fymmetry and'proportion, but his dancing riiafter deferved no kind of praife. His movements wanted eafe and grace, but that defeft was overlooked on account of his fuperior ex......

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