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Re: Tragic Hero
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1470  Tuesday, 12 June 2001

[1]     From:   Stevie Gamble <
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        Date:   Monday, 11 Jun 2001 14:17:36 EDT
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1456 Re: Tragic Hero

[2]     From:   Florence Amit <
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        Date:   Monday, 11 Jun 2001 14:48:25 -0700 (PDT)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.1456 Re: Tragic Hero


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From:           Stevie Gamble <
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Date:           Monday, 11 Jun 2001 14:17:36 EDT
Subject: 12.1456 Re: Tragic Hero
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.1456 Re: Tragic Hero

Regular readers of this thread may remember Stephanie Hughes' assertion:

 >>>I posted ... to
>>>suggest that his intention may have been NOT to paint a nasty picture of
>>>a Jew but a nasty picture of a seemingly doctrinaire Protestant
>>>reformist who dressed in black, named his children after OT characters,
>>>spouted religious doctrine at every turn and fulminated in Parliament
>>>and Church against the theaters while practicing extortion on the side.

Unfortunately she was unable to provided any evidence in support of
this, but I have now come across a passage which, though still not
supporting it, seems likely to me to have set the hare running in the
first place:

In  _The Evolution of the money market 1385-1915 An historical and
analytical study of the rise and development of finance as a
centralised, co-ordinated force._  (The Financial News, London 1915), T
Powell  says at p.106 'An early Restoration pamphlet is devoted to "The
Way to be rich, according to the practise of the Great [Hugh] Audley,
who began with 

 

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