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" Tis true that, where ever I have liked any story in a romance, novel, or foreign play, I have made no difficulty, nor ever shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English stage. And I will be so vain to say it... "
Life's Dream: The Great Theatre of the World - Page 109
by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Richard Chenevix Trench - 1856 - 229 lehte
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., 2. köide

John Dryden - 1800
...shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English stage. And I will be so vain to say — it has lost nothing in my hands ; but it always cost me so much trouble to heighten it for our theatre, which is incomparably more...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes ..., 3. köide

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English stage. And I will be so vain to 'say, it has lost nothing in my hands : Hut it always cost me so much trouble to heighten it for our theatre, (which is incomparably more...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, 3. köide

John Dryden - 1808
...shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English stage. And I will be so vain to say, it has lost nothing in my hands : But it always cost me so much trouble to heighten it for our theatre, (which is incomparably more...
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Life's a dream: The great theatre of the world, from the Span., with an ...

Pedro Calderón de la Barca - 1856
...Astrologer, which appeared in 1668,* is drawn directly from Le Feint Astrologue of the younger Corueille, but not without comparison on the English poet's part...being only in ribaldry, double entendre, and that sort of coarse impurity in which unhappily Dryden so much delighted; a sort which fortunately in great part...
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Calderon his life and genius with specimens of his plays

RICHARD CHENEVIX TRENCH - 1856
...that same spirit of strange delusion which, in respect of the worth of his own and his contemporaries' dramatic compositions, seemed always to possess him,...worth retaining; its gains being only in ribaldry, double-entendre, and that sort of coarse impurity in which, unhappily, Dryden so much delight* See...
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Calderon, His Life and Genius: With Specimens of His Plays

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1856 - 233 lehte
...that same spirit of strange delusion which, in respect of the worth of his own and his contemporaries' dramatic compositions, seemed always to possess him, ventures on the following assertion, " I will bo so vain to say, it has lost nothing in my hands" (p. 229). Never was poet more mistaken ; it has...
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An Essay on the Life and Genius of Calderon: With Translations from His Life ...

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1880 - 229 lehte
...estimate of the worth of his own and his contemporaries' dramatic efforts, seemed never to forsake him, ventures on the following assertion, ' I will...so vain to say, it has lost nothing in my hands.' Never was author more mistaken ; it has lost the elegance, the fancy, the whole ideal treatment, everything...
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The Works of John Dryden: Dramatic works

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English stage. And I will be so vain to say, it has lost nothing in my hands : But it always cost me so much trouble to heighten it for our theatre (which is incomparably more...
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Essays of John Dryden: Introdcution. List of Dryden's works. Epistle ...

John Dryden - 1900
...shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English stage. And I will be so vain to say, it has lost nothing in my hands : but it always 30 cost me so much trouble to heighten it for our theatre (which is incomparably more...
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The Just and the Lively: The Literary Criticism of John Dryden

Michael Werth Gelber - 2002 - 342 lehte
...shall, to take the foundation of it, to build it up, and to make it proper for the English Stage. And I will be so vain to say it has lost nothing in my hands: But it ahvayes cost me so much trouble to heighten it for our Theatre ... that when I had finish'd...
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