New PDF release: A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 10, M’Intosh to

By Philip H Highfill Jr

ISBN-10: 0809311305

ISBN-13: 9780809311309

Those featured in quantity 10 contain Margaret Martyr, a singer, actress, and dancer whose “conjugal virtues have been frequently impeached,” in line with the July 1792 Thespian journal. The Diction­ary describes this least consistent of fans as “of middling peak, with a determine well-proportioned for breeches elements. [Her] black-haired, black-eyed attractiveness and transparent soprano made her an immedi­ate renowned good fortune in merry maids and tuneful minxes, the piquant and the pert, for 1 / 4 century.”

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