The Bores

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Author: Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Published: 1661
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,936 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,058
mnybks.net#: 4971
Genres: Drama, Humor
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not be amiss to say a word or two of the ornaments which have been mixed with the Comedy.

The design was also to give a ballet; and as there was only a small number of first-rate dancers, it was necessary to separate the _entrées_ [Footnote: See Prefatory Memoir, page xxx., note 12] of this ballet, and to interpolate them with the Acts of the Play, so that these intervals might give time to the same dancers to appear in different dresses; also to avoid breaking the thread of the piece by these interludes, it was deemed advisable to weave the ballet in the best manner one could into the subject, and make but one thing of it and the play. But as the time was exceedingly short, and the whole was not entirely regulated by the same person, there may be found, perhaps, some parts of the ballet which do not enter so naturally into the play as others do. Be that as it may, this is a medley new upon our stage; although one might find some authorities in antiquity: but as every one thought it agreeable, it may serv

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