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" But, besides these gross absurdities, how all their plays be neither right tragedies nor right comedies, mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters,... "
The Early Romantic Drama at the English Court ... - Page 137
by Lee Monroe Ellison - 1917 - 147 pages
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 2

Francis Douce - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...mingled kings and clowns, " not," says he, " because the matter so carieth it, but thrust in the downs by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decencie nor discretion : so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor the right sportfulnesse...
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Illustrations of Shakspeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 2

Francis Douce - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...kings and clowns, " not," says he, " because the matter so carieth it, but thrust in the clou'ne by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decencie nor discretion : sd as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor the right sportfulnesse...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...comedies, mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters with neither decency nor discretion." From all which it is evident enough that very little if any heed was then paid to dramatic propriety...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 21

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...kings and clowns, " not," says he, " because the matter so carieth it, but thrust in the clowne by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decencie nor discretion : so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor the right sportfulnesse...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - 1825 - 896 pages
...kings and clowns, "not," says he, " because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clotme by et ns prepare Same welcome for the mistress of the house. /.';.) LAUN decencie nor discretion: so as neither the admiration and commisseration. nor the right sportfulnesse,...
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The history of English dramatic poetry to the time of Shakespeare ..., Volume 2

John Payne Collier - English drama - 1831
...of impropriety in older plays in his Humorous Days Mirth, 1599. In the first scene Lemot ' jestical matters with neither decency nor discretion ; ' so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor ' right sportfulness is by their mongrel tragicomedy ' obtained *.' So much with regard to the matter...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on ...

Francis Douce - Clowns in literature - 1839 - 631 pages
...mingled kings and clowns, " not," says he, " because the matter so carieth it, but thrust in the downe by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters, with neither decencie nor discretion: so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor the right sportfulnesse...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 1

1844
...comedies, mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters...so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor right sportfulness is by their mongrel tragi-comedy obtained." It will be remarked that, with the exception...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 1

John Payne Collier - 1844
...comedies, mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters...so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor right sportfulness is by their mongrel tragi-comedy obtained." It will be remarked that, with the exception...
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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...comedies, mingling kings and clowns, not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders, to play a part in majestical matters...so as neither the admiration and commiseration, nor right sportfulness is by their mongrel tragi-comedy obtained." It will be remarked that, with the exception...
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