It is highly unlikely that Shakespeare's fellows tolerated less than total participation on the part of the minimal actors and mutes who filled a scene at the Globe or Blackfriars, for, as Louis Jouvet has said, the inattention of a single super has an effect similar to that of a change in a magnetic field; it can weaken or nullify a whole scene.
This is speculation, of course, and it may well be that some theater mutes could have been little more than uncommitted "extras" who serve to remind the audience of the skill of the principal players.
The mere possibility of a mute
air over the spine followed by a sweeper disaster gave hope that the slash and bash hadn't been completely extinguished by Mullen and his ilk, and the bowls were held up as a holy grail for the faithful.
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According to Prescott, mute swans are blamed for the reduction of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) -- especially in the Chesapeake Bay area.
The mute swans deserve to be heard and will have their day in court.
We are elated that the agencies recognized the serious legal flaws in granting a blank check to kill hundreds of mute
swans at any time and any place, and acted quickly to remedy the problem," said Michael Markarian, President of The Fund for Animals.
The state of Maryland has been given a blank check to kill hundreds of mute
swans at any time and any place, without even making a cursory attempt to address individual local problems," said Michael Markarian, President of The Fund for Animals.