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. The comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakspere. e dress, be more readily mistaken for herbrother, as it is absurd to suppose that shecould otherwise, by accident, light upon a fac-simile of the suit he appears in; and any mani-fest difference, either in form or colour, wouldtend to destroy the illusion, as we have alreadyobserved in the case of the two Dromios andtheir masters ( Comedy of Errors). We leavethe decision, however, to our readers, at thesame time referring those who think with us 340 COSTUME. to The Merchant of Venice, Othello, and theHabiti Antiche e Moclern

. The comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakspere. e dress, be more readily mistaken for herbrother, as it is absurd to suppose that shecould otherwise, by accident, light upon a fac-simile of the suit he appears in; and any mani-fest difference, either in form or colour, wouldtend to destroy the illusion, as we have alreadyobserved in the case of the two Dromios andtheir masters ( Comedy of Errors). We leavethe decision, however, to our readers, at thesame time referring those who think with us 340 COSTUME. to The Merchant of Venice, Othello, and theHabiti Antiche e Moclern Stock Photo
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. The comedies, histories, tragedies, and poems of William Shakspere. e dress, be more readily mistaken for herbrother, as it is absurd to suppose that shecould otherwise, by accident, light upon a fac-simile of the suit he appears in; and any mani-fest difference, either in form or colour, wouldtend to destroy the illusion, as we have alreadyobserved in the case of the two Dromios andtheir masters ( Comedy of Errors). We leavethe decision, however, to our readers, at thesame time referring those who think with us 340 COSTUME. to The Merchant of Venice, Othello, and theHabiti Antiche e Moclerniof C^esare Ve- The Taming of the Shrew, for the Venetianand English costume of the commencementof the seventeenth century, and confining ourpictorial illustrations of this part of our la-bours to the dress of a -Toman of Mitylene(supposed the Messalina of the play) from cellio. The embroidered jacket and greaves, the snowy camisa and the shaggy capote, ofthe Greek captains, have become almost asfamiliar to our sight as a frock-coat, Wellingtonboots, and trousers.. IMidiile TemjJle Hall.]

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