How To Use Thespis In A Sentence
- Thespis, of Athens (6th BC) was the first person to speak lines as an individual actor on stage, thus the term “Thespian” to refer to a theatrical performer was born.
- The world hath often compared to the theatre; and many grave writers, as well as the poets, have considered human life as a great drama, resembling, in almost every particular, those scenical representations which Thespis is first reported to have invented, and which have been since received with so much approbation and delight in all polite countries. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
- Thespis, a satirical poem on the actors at Drury Lane, earned him the favour of David Garrick, whom he adulated.