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" The truth is, that the spectators are always in their senses, and know, from the first act to the last, that the stage is only a stage, and that the players are only players. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators - Page lxi
by William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...are always in their fenfes, and know, from the firlt act to the laft, that the ftage is only a ftage, and that the players are only players. They come to hear, a, certain number of lines recited with juft gefture and elega.nt modulation. The lines relate to fome action, and an ac-. tion muft be in...
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...are always in their fenfes, and know, from the firft aft to the laft, that the ftage is only a ftage, and that the players are only players. They come to hear a certain number of lines recited with juft gefture and elegant modulation. The lines relate to fome action, and an action muft be in fome...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...are always in their fenfes, and know, from the firft aft to the laft, that the ftage is only a ftage, and that the players are only players. They come to hear a certain number of lines recited with juft gefture and elegant modulation. The lines relate to fome aftion, and an aftion muft be in fome...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...are always in their fenfes, and know, from the firfl aft to the hft, that the ftage is only a ftage, and that the players are only players. They come to hear a certain number of lines recited with juft gefture and elegant modulation. The lines relate to fome action, and an action muft be in fome...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...Truth is, that the Spectators are always in their Senfes, and know, from the firft Aft to the laft, that the Stage is only a Stage, and that the Players...come to hear a certain Number of Lines recited with juft Gefture and elegant Modulation. The Lines relate to fome Action, and an Action mud be in fome...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...Truth is, that the Spectators are always in their Sertfes, and know, from the firft Act to the laft, that the Stage is only a Stage, and that the Players...come to hear a certain Number of Lines recited with juft Gefture and elegant Modulation. The Lines relate to fome Action, and an Action muft be in fome...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...always in their fenfes, and know, from the firft aft to the laft, that the ftage is only a ftage, arid that the players are only players. They come to hear a certain number of lines recited with juft gefture and elegant modulation. The lines relate to fome aŁtion, and an aftion muft be in fome...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...brains that can make the stage a field. The truth is, that the spectators are always in their senses, and know, from the first act to the last, that the...stage, and that the players are only players. They came to hear a certain number of lines recited with just gesture and elegant modulation. The lines...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...are always in their fenfes, and know, from the firft act to the laft, that the ftage is only a ftage, and that the players are only players. They come to hear a certain number of lines recited with juft gefture and elegant modulation. The lines relate to fome aftion, and an action muft be in fome...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...brains that can make the stage a field. " The truth is, that the spectators are always in their senses, and know, from the first act to the last, that the...place ; but the different actions that complete a stoiy may be in places very remote from each other ; and where is the absurdity of allowing that space...
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