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" Macbeth', which, though I saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in divertisement, though it be a deep tragedy; which is a strange perfection in a tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable. "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 225
1871
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The Parlour Window: Or, Anecdotes

Edward Mangin - Authors, English - 1841 - 179 pages
...the connivance, if not by order, of Charles himself. Pages 120, 121. " and saw 'Macbeth,'—a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in...tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable." From this it might almost be conjectured, that the witch-scenes in Macbeth were performed, as they...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys: Secretary to the ..., Volume 3

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1848 - 6 pages
...College. To the Duke's house, and saw " Macbeth," which, though I saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in...tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable. 8th. My uncle Thomas with me to receive his quarterage. He tells me his son Thomas is set up in Smithfield,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially ia divertieement, though it be a deep tragedy ; which is a strange perfection...a tragedy, it being most proper here and suitable. " October 16, 1667, he again saw this most excellent play, and was vexed to see Young (who ia but a...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in divertigement, though it be a deep tragedy ; which is a strange perfection in u tragedy, it being most proper here and suitable. " October 16, 1667, be again saw this molt excellent...
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Notes, theological, political, and miscellaneous, ed. by D. Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
...ii, p. 3. "To the Duke's house, and saw Macbeth, which, though I saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in...tragedy, it being most proper here and suitable." t A new-minted word by the doctors, meaning over-grown or ovcruourished. Ibid. p. 254. 1668. 23rd....
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Notes, Theological, Political, and Miscellaneous

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853 - 415 pages
...ii., p. 3. "To the Duke's house, and saw Macbeth, which, though I saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in...tragedy, it being most proper here and suitable." t A new-minted word by the doctors, meaning over-grown or overnourished. Ibid. p. 254. 1668. 23rd....
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Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by ..., Volume 3

Samuel [collections] Pepys - 1854
...which, though I saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially iu divertisement, though it be a deep tragedy ; which...tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable. 8th. My uncle Thomas with me to receive his quarterage. Ho tells me his son Thomas is set up in Smithfield,...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the ...

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1855
...saw it lately, yet appears a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in divcrtisement, though it be a deep tragedy ; which is a strange perfection...tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable. 8th. My uncle Thomas with me to receive his quarterage. He tells me his son Thomas is set up in Smithfield,...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 105

English literature - 1859
...only ' a pretty good play.' Afterwards it rose in his favour, and in 1667 he declares it to be 'a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in...tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable.' It appears from a subsequent entry that the ' divertisement ' which he considered the especial excellence...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 105-106

1859
...a ' pretty good play.' Afterwards it rose in his favour, and in 1667 he declares it to be ' a most excellent play in all respects, but especially in...tragedy, it being most proper here, and suitable.' It appears from a subsequent entry that the ' advertisement' which he considered the especial excellence...
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