Sentence Examples


  • Gammer Gurton's Needle is the second extant English comedy, properly so called.
  • The prose comedy, El Café ó la comedic nueva, given at the same theatre six years afterwards, at once became popular.
  • Moratin's crowning triumph in original comedy was El Si las Ninas (1806), which was performed night after night to crowded.
  • The characters in his plays are the stock characters of the new comedy of Athens, and they remind us also of the standing figures of the Fabulae atellanae (Maccus, Bucco, Dossennus, &c.).
  • The new comedy of Greece was probably limited for the most part to scenes written in the metres of dialogue; it remained for Plautus, as Leo has shown, to enliven his plays with cantica modelled on the contemporary lyric verse of Greece or Magna Graecia, which was in its turn a development of the dramatic lyrics of Euripides.

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