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CHAPTER VI
THE LATER ELIZABETHANS

unknown young man from the country had made a place for himself, and probably in 1591 the year after Spenser had brought the first part of the Faerie Oueene to London, Shakespeare's merry little comedy; Love's Labour's Lost, was acted. This play does not reach the heights of tragedy, of course, or even of his later comedies, but it is freely and lightly drawn ; it is full of fun and frolic, and fairly sparkles with witty repartee. Shakespeare had caught the fashion of euphuism, and he made fun of it so merrily that its greatest devotees must have been amused.
Play followed play : comedy, tragedy, history. It was no idle life that he led, for the writing of five or six plays is generally ascribed to the years 1591-1593 ; and it must be remembered, too, that he was actor as well as author. It was in 1592 that the dramatist Chettle wrote of his excellent acting, and said, moreover, that he had heard of his uprightness of dealing and his grace in writing. Shakespeare was no longer an unknown actor. He was recognized as a successful playwright, and also as a poet, for his Venus and Adonis and Lucrece had won a vast amount of admiration.
" The mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare," one of the critics called him, and spoke with praise of his " sugred sonnets " that were passed about among his private friends.
Historical Plays. After some merry, sparkling comedies, such as A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Comedy of Errors, there came a time when the poet seemed fascinated by the history of his own land. In writing historical drama Shakespeare was never a student-author ; Elizabethan life moved too rapidly

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