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Quince. Marry, our play is "The most lamentable comedy and most cruel death of Pyramus and Thisbe."
Bottom. A very good piece
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"A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus
And his love Thisbe, very tragical mirth"--
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Eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath.
This is the silliest stuff that ever I heard.
A play there is, my lord, some ten words long,
Which is as brief as I have known a play,
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You speak all your part at once, cues and all.
Theseus. The best in this kind are but shadows; and the worst are no worse, if imagination amend them.
Hippolyta. It must be
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No epilogue, I pray you; for your play needs no excuse. Never excuse; for when the players are all dead, there need none to be bla ...
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