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" As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage... "
Elizabethan critical essays - Page 317
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The popular educator

Popular educator - History - 1852
...Flautas and Seneca are accounted the beet for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakspero among tho English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage. For comedy witness his ' Gentlemen of Verona,' his 'Errors,' his 'Love's Labour's Lost,' his 'Love's Labours'...
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The dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere: with the notes of all ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - Drama - 1788
.... ' ' Pf Hj ft Jirst part, nor does he mention it as a play in two parts. His words arc these ; " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines ; so Shakspere, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage : for comedy, witness...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 9-10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1809
...Shakespeare, witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrecc, his sugred sonnets among his priuate friends, &c. " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latincs, so Shakespeare, among yc. English, is the most exc'ellent in both kinds for the stage; for...
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Ancient critical essays upon English poets and posy, Volume 2

George Gascoigne, William Webbe, Sir John Harington, James I (King of England), Thomas Campion, Francis Meres, Edmund Bolton, Samuel Daniel, Edmund Spenser, Gabriel Harvey - Literary Criticism - 1815
...Shakespeare, witnes his Penus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &.c. As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for Comedy...Tragedy among the Latines : so Shakespeare, among y*. English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for Comedy, witnes his Getleme of Verona,...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...print. In 1598, he put forth a book entitled PaUadis Tamia, Wifs Treasury, which has the following : " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins ; so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage." The writer...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1816
...Shakespeare, witness his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, bis sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &c. " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy...excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy witness his Gentlemen of Verona, his Errors, his Lout: labors lost, his Lime labors wonne, his Midsummers...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1816
...soil Warner among our English poets. " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy ami tragedy among the Latines; so Shakespeare among the...excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy witness his Gentlemen of Verona, his Errors, his Lout labors lost, his Lout labors wonne, his Midsummers...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
...entitled " A comparative discourse of our English Poets, with the Greeke, Latine, and Italian Poets." " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakspeare, among yc English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy, witness...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...entitled "A comparative discourse of our English Poets, with the Greeke, Latine, and Italian Poets." " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, o Shakspeare, among v English, is the most eicellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy, witness...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 23

Literary Criticism - 1838
...Macheth, Julius Cffisar, Antony and Cleopatra, . Coriolanus, and Othello. Meres said, in 1598, that 'as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakspere, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' Let us,...
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