The Works of Shakespeare: The comedy of errors (Google eBook)

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Methuen, 1907
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Page xiv - 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...
Page 93 - He understood the speech of birds As well as they themselves do words ; Could tell what subtlest parrots mean, That speak and think contrary clean ; What member 'tis of whom they talk When they cry ' Rope,' and
Page 86 - As thou my sometime daughter. Kent Good my liege Lear Peace, Kent! Come not between the dragon and his wrath. I loved her most, and thought to set my rest On her kind nursery.
Page xxxii - THE myriad-minded man, our, and all men's, Shakspeare, has in this piece presented us with a legitimate farce in exactest consonance with the philosophical principles and character of farce, as distinguished from comedy and from entertainments.
Page xxiv - The writer hereof (loving Readers) having diverse of this Poettes Comedies Englished, for the use and delight of his private friends, who in Plautus...

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