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" ... in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked ; he carries his persons indifferently through right and wrong, and at the close dismisses them without further care, and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 122
by William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1809
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...them without further care, and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault ttv- barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's duty to make the world better, and juftice is a virtue independant orf time or place.' * No queftion, fays our Editor, in another place,...
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...them without further care, and leaves their examples to operace by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's duty to make the world better, and juftice is a virtue independant on time or place. The plots are often fo loofely formed, that a very...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...them without further care,' and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's' duty to make the world better, and juftice is a virtue independant on time or place. The plots are often fo loofely formed, that a very...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...them without further care, and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's duty to make the world better, andjufticeis a virtue independent on time or place. . < The plots are often fo loofely formed,...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...them without further Care, and leaves their Examples to operate by Chance. This Fault the Barbarity of his Age cannot extenuate ; for it is always a Writer's Duty to make the World better; and Juftice is a Virtue independant on Time or Place. The Plots are often fo loofely formed, that a very...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...them without further Care, and leaves their Examples to operate by Chance. Thi* Fault the Barbarity of his Age cannot extenuate ; for it is always a Writer's Duty to make the World better; and Juftice is a Virtue independant on Time or Place. The Plots are often fo loofely formed, that a very...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1782 - 228 pages
...facrifices virtue to convenience, and feems to write without any moral purpofe, even ihe barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's duty to make the world better, and juftice is a virtue independant on time and place. Ditto, p. i9 & 20. It is feldom that authors rife...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...them without further care, and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's duty to make the world better, and juftice is a virtue independent on time or place. The plots are often fo loofely formed, that a very...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...them without further care, and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age cannot extenuate; for it is always a writer's duty to to ir.ake the world better, and justice is a virtue independent on time or place. The plots are often...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...them without further care, and leaves their examples to operate by chance. This fault the barbarity of his age cannot extenuate ; for it is always a writer's duty to make the world better, and ju (Vice is a virtue independent on time or place. The plots are often fo loofely formed, that a very...
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