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" I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play, but having so lately read " The Adventures of Five Hours, "
English Writers Vol. I - Page 60
1867
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Varieties in Prose, Volume 3

William Allingham - Great Britain - 1893
... To Deptford by water, reading Othello, Moor of Venice [this, doubtless, was the original], which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play; but having so lately read The Adventures of Five Houres, it seems a mean thing.' The bustling play which Pepys so much admired was translated or imitated...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1894 - 313 pages
...by water," writes Pepys, in his diary for August 20, 1666, ''reading Othello, Moor of Venice; which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play; but,...Adventures of Five Hours, it seems a mean thing." In undramatic poetry the new school, both in England and in France, took its point of departure in...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson with...selections from thirty authors

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1899 - 325 pages
...by water," writes Pepys, in his diary for August 20, 1666, "reading 'Othello, Moor of Venice,' which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play ; but,...Adventures of Five Hours,' it seems a mean thing." In undramatic poetry the new school, both in England . . . The critical and in France, took its point...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 11

Nineteenth century - 1882
...remarkable day. On that date Pepys went to Debtford by water, reading Othetto Moor of Venice, which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play, but having so lately read The Adventures of Five Howes it seems a mean thing. Later on in the same year he was pleased, in spite of some difficulties,...
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A history of English literature

e. j mathew - English literature - 1901 - 534 pages
...his views changed : " Aug. 20th, 1666. To Deptford by water, reading Othello, Moore of Venice, which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play, but having so lately read The Adventures of Five Houres, it seems a mean thing." Matters of the table were of great interest to Pepys : " Feb. 10th,...
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The tragedy of Othello

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1903 - 256 pages
...Samuel Pepys says, August 20, 1 666 : " To Deptford by water, reading Othello, Moor of Venice, which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play, but having so lately read The Adventures of Five Houres, it seems a mean thing.' This play, reprinted in Hazlitt's Dodsley, is nearly as absurd as Pepys's...
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The Lady with the Dagger: A Drama

Arthur Schnitzler - Drama - 1904
...my life,' and again in 1666, he writes 'To Deptford by water, reading Othello, Moor of Venice, which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play; but,...Adventures of Five Hours,' it seems a mean thing.' When we are informed that the play which Pepys preferred to 'Othello' had a variety of plots and intrigues,...
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Shakespeare, the Man and His Works: Being All the Subject Matter about ...

1904 - 366 pages
...Reader, First Quarto ed. August 20. To Deptford by water, reading " Othello, Moore of Venice," which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play, but having so lately read "The Adventures of Five Houres," it seems a mean thing. PEPYS, SAMUEL, 1666, Diary and Correspondence. Whatever rubs or...
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1905 - 800 pages
...gentleman, though not fit for business. To Deptford by water, reading Othello, Moor of Venice, which ay what she was, but she would not tell ; yet did they will, while the King lives, Sir All the afternoon upon my Tangier accounts, getting Tom Wilson to help me in writing as I read ; and...
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The Diary: With an Introduction and Notes

Samuel Pepys - 1905 - 800 pages
...gentleman, though , not fit for business. To Deptford by water, reading Olhello, Moor of I'eiiict, which I ever heretofore esteemed a mighty good play ; but, having so lately read The Adventures of Five I leurs, it seems a mean thing. All the afternoon u]xn my Tangier accounts, getting Tom Wilson to...
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