EMEDD Citations for "essay"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. essay (English entry by Thomas Blount 1656)

    ESSAY: Essay (Fr.) a proof, a tryal, a flourish or preamble: Among Comoedians the tryal or proof of their action, which they make before they come forth publiquely upon the Stage, is their Essay.

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