inhibition “comes by the means of the late innovation—Their,” HAMLET, ii. 2. 328. “This passage probably refers to the limiting of public theatrical performances to the two theatres, the Globe on [the] Bank-side, and the Fortune in Golden Lane, in 1600 and 1601. The players, by a ‘late innovation,’ were ‘inhibited,’ or forbidden, to act in or near ‘the city,’ and therefore ‘travelled,’ or strolled into the country. See ‘History of Engl. Dram. Poetry and the Stage,’ vol. i. p. 311, etc.” (COLLIER) .
Table of Contents:
waft - water