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" As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage... "
The Literary World - Page 25
1880
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...the plays enumerated by Meres in the oft-quoted passage from his Palladia Tamia, 1598, "As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakespeare among y" English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy,...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 105-106

1859
...reputation was still great at the close of the century, when wo find Meres writing that ' as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' ' Seneca,'...
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Shakespeare and his birthplace: containing a biography of the poet, and a ...

Drama - 1859 - 128 pages
...sweet, witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare, he adds, " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latiues, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage: for comedy,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 105

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1859
...reputation was still great at the close of the century, when we find Meres writing that ' as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' ' Seneca,'...
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THE QUARTERLY REVIEW

william clowes - 1859
...reputation was still great at the close of the century, when we find Meres writing that ' as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' ' Seneca,'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 105

George Walter Prothero - 1859
...reputation was still great at the close of the century, when we find Meres writing that ' as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' ' Seneca,'...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare, ed ...

William Shakespeare - 1861
...witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among his private friends, &c. As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy...excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy, witnes his Gentlemen of Verona, his Errors, his Love Labors Lost, his Love Labours Wonne, his Midsummers...
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Shakspeare's comedy of the Merchant of Venice: with intr. remarks and notes ...

William Shakespeare - 1861
...Shakspeare;—witness his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugared sonnets among his private friends. As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for Comedy and Tragedy among the Latins, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage: for Comedy,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 14

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1862
...his ' Venus and Adonis,' his ' Lucrèce,' liis sugred sonnets among his private friends." "As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy...is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage." And this was before his greatest works wero written. Meres adds: "AsEpius Stolo said that the Muses...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1862
...the plays enumerated by Meres in the oft-quoted passage from his Palladii Tamia, 1598, " As Plautus els for a set of beads, My gorgeous palace, for a hermitage, My ga Latins, so Shakespeare among y* English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy,...
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