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With a Corre&t Map of FLINTSHIRE, a Plan of LISRON and Map of its Environs,
Stitch'd, or any lingle Month to cornpleat Sets.
In January was Published,
Scotchman, Irishman, and other mem-
APPRENTICE, interspersed wiib Catchpole, a bailiff.
HIS performance A& I. The farce opens with a scene
is intended as a sa- between Wingate and Simon, by which
neglect the busi- Wingate suspe&s Simon to be in the plot,
prentice kings and to the door just as he was going out. handicraft Cragedians; and is indeed very This proves to be a formal cpifle from well calculated, in the words of the pro
Ebenezer Broadbrim, a quaker at Briilogue,
B col, informing Wingate that his son came
there with a company of Itrollers, who To check these heroes, and their laurels
were taken up by the magistrate, and crop,
committed as vagabonds to jail : But that To bring them back to reason and their
Ebenezer had taken Dick out of conBut we cannot help observing, that if finement, and sent him up to town in the the satire had come from any other hand waggon. By the time Wingate has read than that of a person who is himself on this letter arrives Gargle, who tells him the stage, the players would probably c Dick is below stairs, " Where, says he, have looked on the piece as an affront to I judged it proper to leave himn till I had their profession. The characters repre. prepared you for his reception.” For fented are :
which purpose Gargle harangues WinWingate, a paffionate old fellow, a gate in the language of a true apothecary, great mifer, and ridiculously fund of prescribes lenitives, gentle alteratives, the arithmetick.
loss of 20 ounces of blood, with a ce. Dick, his son, bound to an apothecary, phalic tin&ture.
This enrages Wingate and mad after plays, in love with Char- still more, and tho' Gargle affures him 'lotte.
D « Infiammatories may be dangerous," he Gargle, Dick's master.
continues in a violent passion, Charlotte, daughter to Gargle, in love midst of his fury enters Dick, who throws with Dick.
himself into an attitude, and in a tragedy Simon, servant to Gargle.
tone says to Wingate, fiom Hamiler, January, 1956.