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" This, therefore, is the praise of Shakespeare, that his drama is the mirror of life; that he who has mazed his imagination in following the phantoms which other writers raise up before him may here be cured of his delirious ecstasies by reading human... "
The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes - Page 30
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1810
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...incidents ; so that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world : Shakspeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful...exposed him to the censure of criticks, who form their judgment* upon narrower principles. Dennis and Rymer think his Romans not sufficiently Roman ; and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious ecstacies, by reading human sentiments in human language, by...His adherence to general nature has exposed him to thecensureof criticks,who form their judgments upon narrower principles. Dennis and Ryiner think his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1809
...would be found in trials, to which it cannot be exposed. This therefore is the praise of Shaksficare, that his drama is the mirror of life ; that he who...a confessor predict the progress of the passions. v " ' Quserit quod nusquam est gentium, repent tamen, Facit Ulud verisimile quod mendacium est."...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1809
...the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious eestasies, by reading human sentiments in human language ; by...a confessor predict the progress of the passions. * " Qusrit quod nusquam est gentium, reperit tamen, " Facit illud verisimile quod mendacium est." His...
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Historical and critical matter The tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Henry Fuseli - 1811
...the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious eestasies, by reading human sentiments in human language ; by...their judgments upon narrower principles. Dennis and Ryiner think his Romans not sufficiently Roman, and Voltaire censures his kings as not completely royal....
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Shakspeare in seven volumes

William Shakespeare, John Britton, Samuel Johnson, Charles Whittingham - 1814 - 884 pages
...the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious eestacies, by reading human sentiments in human language ; by...to general nature has exposed him to the censure of crities, who form their jndgments upon narrow principles. Dennis and Rymer think his Romans not sufficiently...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed

William Shakespeare - 1814
...the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious eestacies, by reading human sentiments in human language; by...to general nature has exposed him to the censure of crities, who form their judgments upon narrow principles. Dennis and Rymer think his Romans not sufficiently...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious ecstacies, by reading human sentiments in human language, by...a confessor predict the progress of the passions." Again, " His comedy pleases by the thoughts and the language, and his tragedy, for the greater...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...his works may be collected a system of civil and economical prudence.' ' This, therefore (he adds) is the praise of Shakspeare, that his drama is the...a confessor predict the progress of the passions. ' Shakspeare engaged (he farther observes) in dramatic poetry with the world open before him. The rules...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...his works may be collected a system of civil and economical prudence.' ' This, therefore (he adds) is the praise of Shakspeare, that his drama is the...a confessor predict the progress of the passions. ' Shakspeare engaged (he farther observes) in dramatic poetry with the world open before him. The rules...
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