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Kean

 (kēn), Edmund 1789?-1833.
British actor known for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters.
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Kean

(kiːn)
n
(Biography) Edmund. ?1789–1833, English actor, noted for his Shakespearean roles
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Kean

(kin)

n.
Edmund, 1787–1833, English actor.
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Edmund Kean the elder, of the Royal Haymarket Theatre, Whitechapel, Pudding Lane, Piccadilly, London, and the
Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas Betterton to Edmund Kean. By Dr.
Doran did his work well--did it with adequate "love." These Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas Betterton to Edmund [74] Kean, are full of the colours of life in their most emphatic and motley contrasts, as is natural in proportion as the stage itself concentrates and artificially intensifies the character and conditions of ordinary life.
Noticeable again, among the whole-plate portraits, is the thoroughly reassuring countenance of Steele, the singularly fine heads of John, Charles, and Fanny Kemble, while the certainly plain, pinched countenance of William Davenant reminds one of Charles Kean, and might well have lighted up, as did his, when the soul came into it, into power and charm, as the speaking eyes assure us even in its repose.
Kean and her lame boy have the back parlor, and Jenny the little bedroom next Miss Mills.
Yes, that 's little Jane," returned Polly, adding, when she had passed, with a nod and a friendly "Don't get tired, Jenny," "we help one another at our house, and every fine morning Jenny takes Johnny Kean out when she goes for her own walk.
But he got it wrong with his comments about Moise Kean over the weekend.
MARCO SILVA has told Everton fans not to hail Moise Kean as the new Romelu Lukaku.
New Everton signing Moise Kean has insisted his move to England was not influenced by the racist abuse he suffered in Italy.
MOISE KEAN has extra motivation to shine for Everton following the reaction from fans since he joined the club.
Juventus' Italian forward Moise Kean reacts during the Italian Serie A football march Cagliari vs Juventus on April 2, 2019 at the Sardignia Arena in Cagliari.