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William Davenant's adaptation of Measure for Measure, which includes Beatrice and Benedick from Much Ado About Nothing, performed in 1662 and not known to have been revived, though it was itself adapted by Charles Gildon.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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