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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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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.: From His Ms ...

Great Britain - 1876
...along with us to a play this afternoon, and then 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. I saw, I confess, some good dancing and some handsome women, which was all my pleasure. Thence set...
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'Disestablishment of the Church', a sermon, Volume 25

Evan Thomas Davies - 1876
...all of them out more or less." September 29t}). " 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." 1663. May 28th. " By water to the Royall Theatre ; but that was so full they told us we could have...
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Comedy of A Midsummer-night's Dream: Edited, with Notes

1877 - 191 pages
...2gth, 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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Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-night's Dream

William James Rolfe - Fairy plays - 1877 - 195 pages
...agth, 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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Abhandlungen zu Shakespeare

Karl Elze - 1877 - 425 pages
...welcher am 29. September 1662 folgende Bemerkung in sein Tagebuch eintrug : ' To the King' s Tlicatre , where we saw Midsummer Night's Dream, which I had...seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insip1d ridiculous play , that I eaer saw in my life, ' Wie nicht anders zu erwarten stand, ist die...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1877
...modern style. Pepys, who went to see Midsummer Nights 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 Comedy was transformed ; the fact was, that the public was transformed. What an audience was...
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Abhandlungen zu Shakespeare

Karl Elze - 1877 - 425 pages
...Tagebuch eintrug : ' To t he King' s Theatre , where we saw Midsummer Night's Dream, which I had neiter seen before, nor shall ever again, for it is the most insipid ridieulous play , that I ever saw in my life. ' Wie nicht anders zu erwarten stand, ist die Zurückdatirung...
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Abhandlungen zu Shakespeare

Karl Elze - 1877 - 425 pages
...Pepys, welcher am 29. September 1662 folgende Bemerkung in sein Tagebuch eintrug: ' To t he King' s Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's Dream, -which I had never seen be/ore, nor shall ever again, for it is (he most insipid ridiculous play , that I ever saw in my life....
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 12

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - Humanities - 1878
...in the pages of a diary. There, a Pepys can extinguish a Shakspere ; as thus : ' September 29, 1662. To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's...insipid, ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life.' Heaven preserve me from the tender mercies of a diarist in search of scalps to hang at his girdle!...
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Memoranda on the Midsummer Night's Dream, A.D. 1879 and A.D. 1855, Part 1855

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1879 - 47 pages
...Restoration. Pepys, who saw it acted in September, 1662, does not scruple to condemn its insipidity,—" To the King's Theatre, where we saw Midsummer Night's...insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." Yet this condemnatory criticism was equalled, if not excelled, by Lord Orford in the following century,...
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