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Aristoteʹlian Unities

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Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, laid it down as a rule that every tragedy, properly constructed, should contain but one catastrophe; should be limited to one denoument; and be circumscribed to the action of one single day. These are called the Aristotelʹic or Dramatic unities. To these the French have added a fourth, the unity of uniformity, i.e. in tragedy all the “dramatis personæ” should be tragic in style, in comedy comic, and in farce farcical.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Arioch
Arion
Ariosto
Aristeas
Aristides
Aristippos
Aristocracy
Aristophanes
Aristotle
Aristotelian Philosophy
Aristotelian Unities
Ark
Armada
Armenians
Armi da
Arminians (Anti-Calvinists)
Armory
Armoury
Arms
Arms of England (The Royal)
Arnauts [brave men]