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" She was so well pleased with that admirable character of Falstaff, in The Two Parts of Henry the Fourth, that she commanded him to continue it for one play more, and to shew him in love. This is said to be the occasion of his writing The Merry Wives of... "
The dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere: with the notes of all the various ... - Page 462
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
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The poems of William Shakspeare, with mr. Capell's History of the origin of ...

William Shakespeare - 1798
...Elizabeth," says a writer of Shakspeare's life, " was so well pleas'd with that admirable character of Falstaff, in the two parts of Henry the Fourth,...love. This is said to be the occasion of his writing b 4 The Merry Wives of Windsor..1'' As there is no proof brought for the truth of this story, we may...
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The plays of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1803
...brought in, and very handsomely applied to her. She was so well pleased with that admirable character of FalstafF, in The Two Parts of Henry the Fourth,...that she commanded him to continue it for one play rnore, and to show him in love. This is said to, b$ the occasion of his writing The Merry Wiics of...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Gerhard Fleischer - Drama - 1804
...character of Falstafi'-in The Two Parts of Henry IV. that, as Mr. Howe informs us, she commanded Shakspearc to continue it for one play more , and to shew him in love. To this command we 'owe The IVIerry Wives of Windsor; which, Mr. Gildon says, [Remarks oil Shafcfpeare's...
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...brought in, and very handsomely applied to ner. She was so well pleased with that admirable character of Falstaff, in "The two Parts of Henry the Fourth,"...Wives of Windsor." How well she was obeyed, the play itselt is an admirable proof. Upon this occasion it may not be improper to observe, that this part...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...very handsomely applied to her. She was so well pleased with that admirable character of FalstarF, in The Two Parts of Henry the Fourth, that she commanded him to continue it for one play more, and to show him in love. This is said to be the occasion of his writing The Merry Wives of Wiwlsar. How well...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough, Nicholas Rowe - 1807
...character of Falstaff in the Two Parts of Henry IV. that, as Mr. Rowe informs us, she commanded Shukspeare to continue it for one play more, and to shew him in love. To this command we owe The Merry Wives of Windsor: which, Mr. Gildon says, he was very well assured...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...vestal throned by the west." She was so highly delighted with the character of Falstaffj as to command him to continue it for one play more, and to shew him in love, which occasioned the admirable comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor. Old Bowman the player reported...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1809
...brought in, and very handsomely applied to her. She was so well pleased with that admirable character of Falstaff, in The Two Parts of Henry the Fourth,...commanded him to continue it for one play more,* and to show him in love. This is said to be the occasion of his writing The Merry 1Vi"ues of Windsor. How...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...brought in, and very handsomely applied to her. She was so well pleased with that admirable character of Falstaff, in The Two Parts of Henry the Fourth,...commanded him to continue it for one play more,* and to show him in love. This is said to be the occasion of his writing Tfie Merry Wives of Windsor. How well...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1810
...brought in, and very handsomely applied to her. She was so well pleased with that admirable character of Falstaff, in The Two Parts of Henry the Fourth,...may not be improper to observe, that this part of Falstaff is said to have been written originally under the name of Oldcastle ;* some of that family...
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