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A Review of Doctor Johnson's New Edition of Shakespeare: In which the ... - Page 99
by William Kenrick - 1765 - 133 pages
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...ftupidity, negligence, ignorance, and afinine tafteleflhefs of the for- , mer editors, and mewing, from all that goes before and all that follows, the...inelegance and abfurdity of the old reading ; then by proposing fomething, which to fuperficial readers would feem fpecious, but which the editor rejects...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...attainment. The work is performed, firft by railing at the ftupidity, negligence, ignorance, and afinine tafteleflhefs of the former editors, and fhewing,...and abfurdity of the old reading ; then by propofing fomething, which to fuperficial readers would feem fpecious, but which the editor rejecls with indignauon...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...the ftupidity, negligence, ignorance, and afinine tafteleflhels of the former editors, and mewing, from all that goes before and all that follows, the...abfurdity of the old reading , then by propofing fomething, which to fuperficial readers would feem fpecious, but which the editor rejects with indignation;...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...Attainment. The Work is performed firft, by railling at the Stupidity, Negligence, Ignorance, and afinine Tafteleflhefs of the former Editors, and fhewing,...and Abfurdity of the old Reading ; then by propofing fomething, which , to fuperficial Readers, would feem fpecious, but which, the Editor rejects with...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...is performed firft, by railling at the Stupidity, Negligence, Ignorance, and afinine Tafteleffnefs of the former Editors, and fhewing, from all that...Inelegance and Abfurdity of the old Reading; then by propofingfomething, which, to fuperficialReaders, would feem fpecious, but which, the Editor rejects...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...the Stupidity, Negligence, Ignorance, and afinine TaftelefTnefs of the former Editors, and fhc wing, from all that goes before, and all that follows, the...Inelegance and Abfurdity of the old Reading ; then by propofingfomething, which, to fuperficialReaders, would feem fpecious, but which, the Editor rejects...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...railing at thellupidity, ,. -rf \ . negligence, ignorance, and afinine tafteleflhefs of the f > '' former editors, and fhewing, from all that goes before...and abfurdity of the old reading; then by propofing fomething, which to fuperficial readers would feem fpecious, but which the editor rejedts with indignation;...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...the stupidity, negligence, ignorance, and asinine tastelessness of the former editors, and shewing, from all that goes before, and all that follows, the inelegance and absurdity of P ij the the old reading; then by proposing something, which to superficial readers would...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...attainment. The work is performed, firft by railing at the ftupidity, negligence, ignorance, and afinine tafteleflhefs of the former editors, and fhewing,...and abfurdity of the old reading; then by propofing fomething, which to fuperficial readers would fcem fpecious, but which the editor rejedts with indignation;...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1800
...the ftupidity, negligence, ignorance, ind afinine talleleflhefs of the former editors, and (hewing, from all that goes before and all that follows, the...inelegance and abfurdity of the old reading ; then by propoCng fomething, which to fuperficial readers would fecin fpecious, but which the editor rejefts...
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