Barton Booth

famous dramatic actor of the 18th century

Barton Booth (1681May 10, 1733) was one of the most famous dramatic actors of the first part of the 18th century.

QuotesEdit

  • True as the needle to the pole,
    Or as the dial to the sun.
    • Song, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "True as the dial to the sun, Although it be not shin’d upon", Samuel Butler, Hudibras, Part iii, Canto ii, line 175.

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