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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and genius - Page 150
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakefpearet what luminous vapours are to the traveller ; he follows it at all adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his way, and fure to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Sbakffpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller; he follows it at all adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his way, and fure to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity, A quibble is to Shakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows it at all adventures , it is fure to lead him out of his way, and fure to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...they are rifing in the Mind, are checked and blafted by fudden Frigidjty. A Quibble is to Shakefpeare what luminous Vapours are to the Traveller ; he follows it at all Adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his Way, and fore to entangle him in the Mire. It has fome malignant Power...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...they are rifing in the Mind, are checked and blafted by fudden Frigidity. A Quibble is to Sbakefpeare what luminous Vapours are to the Traveller ; he follows it at all Adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his Way, and fure to entangle him in the Mire. It has fomc malignant Power...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows it at all adventures; it is fure to lead him out of his way, and fure to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...they.. are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Sbakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller : he follows it at all adventures ; it is fure to lead him out of his way, and ill re to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...of contemptible equivocation. He no sooner begins to move, than he counteracts himself; and terror and pity, as they are rising in the mind, are checked and blasted by sudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakspere, what luminous vapours a're to the traveller ; he follows it' at all adventures ; ff is sure...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller; he follows it at all adventures ; it is fure to lead him out of his way, and fure to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakfpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller; he follows it at all adventures; it is fure to lead him out of his way, and fure to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over...
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