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" Dream, which I had never seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life. "
An Introduction to Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream - Page 48
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1841 - 104 pages
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - History - 1871
...modern style. Pepys, who went to see Midsummer NighCs Dream, declared that he would never go there again ; ' for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' 1 The comedy was transformed ; the fact was, that the public was transformed. What an audience was...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...modern style. Pepys, who went to see Midsummer J\'iyh(s Dream, declared that he would never go there again ; ' for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.'1 The comedy was transformed; the fact was, that the public was transformed. \Vhnt an audience...
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Catholic World, Volume 15

1872
...wnrst he had ever heard." "A Midsummer Nifrhl's Dreim" is also, in the opinion of 1'epvs aloresaid, " the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." struggles of the two cliques the Classical and the Romantic who were, of course, present in...
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Every Saturday

1873
...worst that ever I heard, and the worst acted that ever I saw these people do." " September 29, 1662 To the King's Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer Night's...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." "January G, 1G62-3 To the Duke's House, and there saw ' Twelfth Night ' acted well, though it be...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 7

1873
...worst that ever I heard, and the worst acted that ever I saw these people do.' ' September 29, 1 662 To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' ' January 6, 1662-3 To the Duke's House, and there saw Twelfth Night acted well, though it be but...
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fraser's magazine

JAME ANTHONY FROUDE - 1873
...these people do.' ' September 29, 1 662 To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's Drcamf which I had never seen before, nor shall ever again,...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' ' January 6, 1662-3 To the Duke's House, and there saw Twelfth Night acted well,, though it be...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1873
...modern style. Pepys, who went to see Midsummer Nights Dream, declared that he would never go there again ; " for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life."1 Comedy was transformed ; the fact was, that the public was transformed. What an audience was...
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Essays on Shakespeare

Karl Elze - 1874 - 379 pages
...1662, made the following entry in his diary : ' To the King's Theatre, where we saw " Midsummer-Night's Dream," which I had never seen before, nor shall ever...again, for it is the most insipid ridiculous play, that I ever saw in my life.' (1874.) As might have been expected, our assigning the ' Midsummer-Night's...
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Shakespeare's Plays: A Chapter of Stage History. An Essay on the ...

Alfred Henry Paget - 1875 - 47 pages
...then presented. For one play his contempt was without measure. He writes for September 29th, 1662, " To the King's Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer Night's...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." The number of theatres in London was far less at this time than formerly. It is not easy to give an...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumes 61-62

Henry Allon - 1875
...acted that ever I saw people do]. September 29, K!62. To the King's Theatre, where we saw " Midsummer's Night's Dream," which I had never seen before, nor...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' So "Twelfth Night" 'is but a silly play.' ' The much cried-up play of " Henry the Eighth " is so simple...
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