(A & V 2.3.115) "bare promise" (WD 5.1.131) beggar (and begger (n.) (B4, beg (12 times) Many forms related words) D2v, F3v) beg'd (6 times) used by both begger (v.) (F2) begg'd (once) SP (10 times) beggarly (D4) beggar (once) and Webster beggers (n.) beggarly (once) (44 times).
(19) SP contains three allusions to "wakes" or local festivals (D2v, E3) such as "the Wake in Summer" that Webster's idealized Franklin regularly attends, while SP's several allusions to youthful dancing, in one instance "upon the Greene" (E3v), again remind us of the Franklin's approval of "Countrey Lasses daunc[ing] in the Churchyard after Evensong" (CHARS FRANK 21-23).
Expressions of contempt for cosmetics and vanity (B4, F2, Fv), for tobacco (B4, Fv), for female garrulousness and gossip (D, D2v, F, Fv, F2, F3v, F4), for pedantry and too much study (C2v, F4, Hv), for ignorance and stupidity (B3, D, D3, D3v, F4v), for court values (Ev, H), and for pretentiousness of style (B2, Hv) can all be paralleled in Webster.
Shadow images, notable favorites of Webster (there are at least twenty-eight instances), appear six times in SP (C, D2v, D3v, F, F4v, H3v).
) (25) It would be a mistake, however, to take Marston's work as the model for generalizations about children's theatre extending over a much longer period than he was active, and even within his short career his work altered to take account of rapidly growing young performers, ever gaining in confidence and experience.