The Plays of William Shakspear, Vol. 2: Containing, the Merry Wives of Windsor; Twelfth Night; Measure for Measure; Much Ado About Nothing by William ShakespeareThe Plays of William Shakspear, Vol. 2: Containing, the Merry Wives of Windsor; Twelfth Night; Measure for Measure; Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

The Plays of William Shakspear, Vol. 2: Containing, the Merry Wives of Windsor; Twelfth Night…

byWilliam Shakespeare

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Excerpt from The Plays of William Shakspear, Vol. 2: Containing, the Merry Wives of Windsor; Twelfth Night; Measure for Measure; Much Ado About Nothing

Mr. Gildon has likewifc told us, that our author's houfe at Stratford bordered on the Church-yard, and that he wrote the fcene of the Shell in Hamlet there. But neither for this, or the a?'ertion that the play before us was written in a fortnight, does he quote an authority. The latter circumilance was firll mentioned by Mr. Lennis. This comedy, fays he, in his Epi?le Dedica tory to 'tbc Comical Gallant, (an alteration of the prefeut play.) 1703, was written at her [qxeen Elizabeth's command, and by her direaion, and {he was fo eager to fee it a ed, that (he commanded it to be finifhed in fourteen days; and was afterwards, as traditsou tells us, very well plcafed at the reprefentation. The infer-gpg. Tion, it is probable, came originally from Dryden,. Who; from intimacy with Sir William davenantj h'd'd'n opportunity of law ing many particulars concerning ouryat?dr.

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Title:The Plays of William Shakspear, Vol. 2: Containing, the Merry Wives of Windsor; Twelfth Night…Format:PaperbackDimensions:410 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.84 inPublished:December 13, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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