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" He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anything, you more than see... "
The Shakspere Allusion-book: A Collection of Allusions to Shakspere from ... - Page 141
edited by - 1909
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...yet not rectified, nor his allufions underftood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce " that Shakefpeare was the man, " who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...comprehenfive foul. All " the images of nature were ftili pielent to him, *' and he drew them not laborioufly, but luckily : " When he defaibes any thing,...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...yet not rectified, nor his allufions tindei ftood; yet then did Drydtn pronounce " that Sbakefpeare was the man, " who, of all modern and perhaps ancient poets, *' had the largeft and mod comprehenfive foul. All " the images of nature were ttill prefent to him, *' and he drew them not...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...yet not rectified, nor his allufions underftood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, " that Siiakefpeare was the man, " who, of all modern and perhaps ancient poets, " had the largcft and moft comprehenfive foul. All " the images of nature were {till prefent to him, and Voi....
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...yet not rectified, nor his Allufions underftood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, that ' Sbakefpeare was the * Man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient * Poets, had the largeft and moft comprehenfive * Soul. All the Images of Nature were fr.il! pr*' fent to him, and he drew them not laborioufly,...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...yet not rectified, nor his Allufions underftood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, that ' Shakefpeare was the Man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient Poets, had the largeft and moft comprehenfive Soul. All the Images of Nature were ftill prefent to him, and he drew them not laborioufly, but luckily:...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...yet not rectified, nor his Allufions underftood ; yet then :did Dryden pronounce, that * Shakefpeare was the "* Man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient * Poets, had the largeft and molt comprehenfive * Soul. All the Imnges .of Nature were ftill pre1 fent to him, and he drew.them.not.laborioufly,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...yet not rectified, nor his allufions underftood; yet then did Dryden pronounce, " that Shakefpcare was the man, ' who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...' the images of nature were ftill prefent to him, arid *c he drew them not laborioufly, but luckily : when M he defcribes any thing, you more than fee...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 70

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1784
...happy. He was the man, who of all modern;, and perhaps ancient poet!, had the largeft and mcft comprehenfive foul. All the images of nature were ftill prefent to him, and he drew them not laboriouily, but luckily. When he defcribes any thing, you more than fee it ; you feel it too. They...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...pronounce, " that Sbakefpeare was the ' man, v,ho, of all modern and perhaps ancient " poets. Cc poets, had the largeft and moft comprehenfive " foul. All the images of nature were Hill prefent " to him, and he drew them not laborioufly, but tc luckily : when he defcribes any thing,...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...was yet not rectified, nor his allusions understood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, " that Shakspere was the man, " who, of all modern and perhaps ancient poets, " had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All " the images of nature were still present to him, and " he...
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