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" Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his private friends, &c. 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... "
Contemporary Evidence of Shakespeare's Identity - Page 22
by Richard Lewis Ashhurst - 1903 - 68 pages
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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
...hony-tongued 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
...honytongued Shakespeare, witnes his Penus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &.c. As Plautus and Seneca are accounted...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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Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica, Or, A Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare and Rich ...

Longman (Firm), Thomas Park - English poetry - 1815 - 481 pages
...thought to liue in Phythagoras : so the sweete wittie soule of Quid Hues in mellifluous & honytonged Shakespeare, witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &c." It may be concluded from this, that Meres was one of those friends to whom the...
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Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica; or, A descriptive catalogue of a rare ...

Acton Frederick Griffiths, Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica, Longmans, Green and co - 1815
...thought to liue in Phythagoras : so the sweete wittie soule of Quid liues in mellifluous & honytonged Shakespeare, witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &c." It may be concluded from this, that Meres was one of those friends to whom the...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1816
...bonytongued Shakespeare, witness his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, bis sugred Sonnets among his priuate friends, &c. " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted...and tragedy among the Latines ; so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy witness his Gentlemen of...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
...in Pythagoras, so the sweete wittie soule of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakspeare, witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred sonnets among his private friends, &c."f A third tribute, and of a similar kind, was paid to the early efforts of our author in 1598,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 20

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...Pythagoras, so the sweet witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakspeare. Witness his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his private friends," &c. The general style of these poems, and the numerous passages in them which remind us of our author's...
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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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