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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 291
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...4to. 1633 : " It is not possible to have the true pictures or staiuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Ctesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again : " without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - Drama - 1806
...Learning, 4to. 1633: " It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Cxsar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again : " without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...letter; during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...knowledge remain in books exempted from the wrong of times, and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to be called ' images,' because...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...letter; during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...knowledge remain in books exempted from the wrong of times, and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to be called ' images,' because...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...; during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time, and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...Bacon's Advancement of Learning, 4tO. 1633 : ".It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again: " without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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Plays and poems of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Sir Thomas Hanmer, William Warburton, George Steevens, Edward Capell, Isaac Reed, George Chalmers, Nicholas Rowe, Arthur Brooke, Richard Farmer - Drama - 1821
...to. 1633 : " It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Csesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again: " without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...; during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time, and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...letter; during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and destroyed ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but leese of the life and truth : but the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books exempted...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...letter; during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Csesar; no, nor of the kings or great personages of much later years ; for the originals cannot last,...
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