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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's Editors and Commentators

1865 - 52 pages
...expresses his opinion of this truly poetic play: " To the King's Theatre, where we saw ' Midsummer's Night's Dream,' which I had never seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the moat insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life."—Vol. I., pp. 314-15. In this year, a mock...
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“Their Majesties' Servants.” Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas ...

1865
...1662, of the " Midsummer's Night's Dream," which he "had never seen before, nor ever shall again," that "it is the most insipid, ridiculous play, that ever I saw in my life." Walpole thought so too ! It may be said of Davenant, that, if he was quick of fancy and careful in...
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English Writers. V.1, Pts. 1-2; 2, Volume 1, Issue 1

Henry Morley - 1867
...be the d worst he had ever heard." Not long after, he went to of tne King's Theatre, where, he says, "we saw 'Midsummer Night's Dream,' which I had never...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, " I...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys ...

Great Britain - 1867
...had no time to talk with him about any business. 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. Home, where I find Mr. Deane, of "Woolwich, hath sent me the modell he 1 Should be Nicholas Hurt, the...
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Doubtful plays: Titus Andronicus. Pericles. The two noble kinsmen. Plays ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...an entry in his Diary, with his famous criticism : " To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer's Night's Dream, which I had never seen before, nor...most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my hie." Here, upon unquestionable authority, we have a fifteenth play added to the fourteen previously...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
...entry in his diary, with his famous criticism : " 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." Here, upon unquestionable authority, we have a fifteenth play added to the fourteen previously cited....
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Jahrbuch, Volume 3

1868
...Tagebuch eintrug: „To the KirnI's Theotre, where we saw Midsummer Nighfs Dream, which I hud necer seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insipid rldiculous play, that I ever saw in my life." Ueber Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Von N....
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: A midsummer night's dreame. 1895

Horace Howard Furness - 1895
...day. ENGLISH CRITICISMS SAMUEL PEPYS, 1662, September 29 : — To the King's Theatre, where we saw 1 Midsummer Night's Dream,' which I had never seen before,...insipid, ridiculous play, that ever I saw in my life — (Vol. ii, p. 51, ed. liright, ap. Ingleby). HAZLITT (Characters, &c., 1817, p. 128) : Puck is the...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...modern style. Pepys, who went to see Midsummer Night's Dream, declared that he would never go there again ; ' for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' l The comedy was transformed ; the fact was, that the public was transformed. What an audience was...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...modern style. Pepys, who went to see Midsummer NighCs Dream, declared that he would never go there again ; ' for it is the most insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' 1 The comedy was transformed ; the fact was, that the public was transformed. What an audience was...
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