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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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Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.,from his ..., Volume 2

Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (3d baron), Mynors Bright - Great Britain - 1884
...along with us to a play this afternoon, and then 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. I saw, I confess, some good dancing and some handsome women, which was all my pleasure. Thence set...
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The Pleasures, the Dangers and the Uses of Desultory Reading

Stafford Henry Northcote Earl of Iddesleigh - Books and reading - 1885 - 60 pages
...spark of fancy. Here is his estimate of the lightest, gayest, loveliest piece of fancy in the world. " To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." We must not, however, confine our attention to works of humour and of fancy alone. They are, indeed,...
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The Dial, Volume 5

Francis Fisher Browne - American literature - 1885
...go along with us to a play this afternoon; and then 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. I saw, I confess, some good dancing and some handsome women, which was all my pleasure." A little over...
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Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys from his MS. cypher in ..., Volume 2

Samuel Pepys, Baron Richard Griffin Braybrooke, Richard Neville-Griffin Braybrooke (3d Baron) - Great Britain - 1885
...go along with us to a play this afternoon, and then 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. I saw, I confess, some good dancing and some handsome women, which was all my pleasure. Thence set...
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The pleasures, the dangers and the uses of desultory reading

Stafford Henry Northcote Iddesleigh (Earl of) - Literary Criticism - 1885 - 60 pages
...gayest, loveliest piece of fancy in the world. " To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Nights Dream, which I had never seen before, nor shall ever...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." We must not, however, confine our attention to works of humour and of fancy alone. They are, indeed,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 169

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1886
...spark of fancy. Here is his estimate of the lightest, gayest, loveliest piece of fancy in the world. " To the King's Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer Night's...again, for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that I ever saw in my life." We must not, however, confine our attention to works of humor and of fancy...
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Book News, Volume 4

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1886
...study for two days together," and Samuel Pepy's estimate of Shakspeare's Midsummer Night's Dream as the " most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life " the writer gives excellent advice in the methods and manner of study, and condemns misdirected...
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Lectures and Essays

Stafford Henry Northcote Earl of Iddesleigh - Essays - 1887 - 465 pages
...spark of fancy. Here is his estimate of the highest, gayest, loveliest piece of fancy in the world : " To the King's Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer Night's...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." We must not, however, confine our attention to works of humour or of fancy alone. They are, indeed,...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 1

Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin - English literature - 1887
...Theatre, where, he says, "we saw pdishScri1- ' Midsummer Night's Dream,' which I had never s'hlkespeare. seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." In 1676, in going to Deptford by water, he read " Othello, Moor of Venice," which, he continues, "lever...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King Henry VI, pt. II-III. King Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare, Sir Henry Irving, Frank Albert Marshall, Edward Dowden - 1887
...admiration, as is evident from the following account he gives of it (under date 29th September, 1662): " To the King's Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer Night's...Dream,' which I had never seen before, nor shall ever see again, fur it is the most insipid ridiculous play tliat ever I saw in my life" (vol. ii. p. 51)....
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