04 September 1663

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Theatre: Bartholomew Fair
Theatrical Season: 1662-1663
Volume: 1
Comments: Pepys, Diary: And so carried her [Mrs Pepys] to the fayre [bf], and showed her the monkeys dancing on the ropes, which was strange, but such dirty sport that I was not pleased with it. There was also a horse with hoofs like rams hornes, a goose with four feet, and a cock with three. Thence to another place, and saw some German Clocke works, the Salutation of the Virgin Maryv, and several Scriptural stories; but above all there was at last represented the sea, with Neptune, Venus, mermaids, and Ayrid on a dolphin, the sea rocking, so well done, that had it been in a gaudy manner and place, and at a little distance, it had been admirable

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    *pbf Entertainments. *cbf <i>Pepys, Diary</i>: And so carried her [$Mrs Pepys=] to the fayre [<i>bf</i>], and showed her the monkeys dancing on the ropes, which was strange, but such dirty sport that I was not pleased with it. There was also a horse with hoofs like rams hornes, a goose with four feet, and a cock with three. Thence to another place, and saw some <i>German Clocke works</i>, the <i>Salutation of the Virgin Mary</i>v, and several Scriptural stories; but above all there was at last represented the sea, with <i>Neptune</i>r, <i>Venus</i>r, mermaids, and <i>Ayrid</i>r on a dolphin, the sea rocking, so well done, that had it been in a gaudy manner and place, and at a little distance, it had been admirable.
  • Cleaned Data

    *p1663 09 04 bf Entertainments.*c1663 09 04 bf <i>Pepys, Diary</i>: And so carried her [$Mrs Pepys=] to the fayre [<i>bf</i>], and showed her the monkeys dancing on the ropes, which was strange, but such dirty sport that I was not pleased with it. There was also a horse with hoofs like rams hornes, a goose with four feet, and a cock with three. Thence to another place, and saw some <i>German Clocke works</i>, the <i>Salutation of the Virgin Mary</i>v, and several Scriptural stories; but above all there was at last represented the sea, with <i>Neptune</i>r, <i>Venus</i>r, mermaids, and <i>Ayrid</i>r on a dolphin, the sea rocking, so well done, that had it been in a gaudy manner and place, and at a little distance, it had been admirable.
  • Parsed Data

    Event: 357 | 16630904 | bf | <i>Pepys, Diary</i>: And so carried her [$Mrs Pepys=] to the fayre [<i>bf</i>], and showed her the monkeys dancing on the ropes, which was strange, but such dirty sport that I was not pleased with it. There was also a horse with hoofs like rams hornes, a goose with four feet, and a cock with three. Thence to another place, and saw some <i>German Clocke works</i>, the <i>Salutation of the Virgin Mary</i>v, and several Scriptural stories; but above all there was at last represented the sea, with <i>Neptune</i>, <i>Venus</i>, mermaids, and <i>Ayrid</i> on a dolphin, the sea rocking, so well done, that had it been in a gaudy manner and place, and at a little distance, it had been admirable
    Performance: 357 | 357 | p | Entertainments

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