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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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Shakespeare in fact and in criticism

Appleton Morgan - Drama - 1887 - 355 pages
...were caviare to the general, and out of taste in the period of which he wrote. "Sept. 29th, 1662—To the King's Theatre, where we saw Mid-summer Night's Dream, which I had never seen before, nor ever shall again; for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that I ever saw in my life. "Jan. 1,1663-4—Saw...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1888 - 195 pages
...29th, 1662, and thus records the fact in his Diary : " 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." In 1692 the play was changed into an opera under the title of The Fairy Queen, and performed in London...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Edward Dowden - 1888
...Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer Night's Dream,' which I had never seen before, nor shall ever see again, for it is the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life" (vol. ii. p. 51). The next mention of the piece we tind is in Downes' Roscius Anglicamis, as: "The...
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Shakespeariana; a Critical and Contemporary Review of ..., Volume 5

Charlotte Endymion Porter - Drama - 1888
...he goes to see for the first time and is so dissatisfied with that he declares he will never see it again, ' for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' But Pepys only reflected the taste, or want of taste, of liis time. His brother diarist, Evelyn, remarks...
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Shakespeariana: A Critical and Contemporary Review of Shakesperian ..., Volume 5

Charlotte Endymion Porter - 1888
...he goes to see for the first time and is so dissatisfied with that he declares he will never see it again, ' for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' But Pepys only reflected the taste, or want of taste, of his time. His brother diarist, Evelyn, remarks...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, Edward Dowden - 1890
...Eomeo and Juliet, "a play of itself the worst that ever I heard in my life;" A Midsummer Night's Dream, "the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life;" Twelfth Night, "a silly play;" Macbeth, "a most excellent play for variety;" and to this last he returned...
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The Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past, Volumes 19-20

Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1889
...tells us, that on September 29, 1662, "he went to the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Ni^hfs 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." In no part of his Diary is there any mention of Milton or his poems. Mortals...
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The Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past, Volumes 19-20

Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1889
...September 29, 1662, "he went to the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's {ˇream, which 1 hail never seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that I ever saw in my life." In no part of his Diary is there any mention of Milton or his poems. Mortals...
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The Comedies of Shakespeare

Andrew Lang - Drama - 1889
...T1TAN1A. 338 HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE. Mr. Pepys, as we know, thought the Midsummer -Night's Dream "the most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." Indeed, Mr. Pepys lived in another world than Shakespeare's, and perhaps the piece is too ethereal...
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Shakespeare's A Midsummer-night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1890 - 119 pages
...in his Diary, under date September 29, I662: "To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer-Night's Dream, which I had never seen before, nor shall ever...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." Shakespeare wrote A Midsummer-Night's Dream at a time of his life when fancy was strong, and a sense...
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