Edwin Booth Quote

Time has not grown so very old since the most prominent members of our profession, though admired by the public eye, and lauded by its tongue, were socially, viewed askance, and regarded as "merely players."


dedication of the Actors' Monument in Evergreen Cemetery, Long Island, 6 June 1887, quoted in Life and art of Edwin Booth, p. 282

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Time has not grown so very old since the most prominent members of our profession, though admired by the public eye, and lauded by its tongue, were...

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Time has not grown so very old since the most prominent members of our profession, though admired by the public eye, and lauded by its tongue, were...

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Time has not grown so very old since the most prominent members of our profession, though admired by the public eye, and lauded by its tongue, were...

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Time has not grown so very old since the most prominent members of our profession, though admired by the public eye, and lauded by its tongue, were...