The Coraddi, 1923, Vol. 28 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Coraddi, 1923, Vol. 28 Plautus is clever in his adaptation of the commonest persons, places, and phrases to serve some humorous end. His copiousness often verges on the com ical: his people witty in themselves, are characterized by their appropriately clever names; his situations are so ar ranged that they bring out the most humorous traits of the personalities and the most ridiculous side of the subject; besides, his play on words, his original puns, and his wisdom in the mouth of fools lend a delightful. Touch. On the whole, Plautus wrote comedy with an appeal to laughter. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- 21 Jan 2018
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