(The three). One catastrophe, one locality, one day. These are
Aristotle's rules for tragedy, and the French plays strictly follow
The French have added a fourth, one style. Hence comedy must not be
mixed with tragedy. Addison's Cato is a good example. Unity of
style is called the Unity of Uniformity. Shakespeare disregards all
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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