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" The theatre, when it is under any other direction, is peopled by such characters as were never seen, conversing in a language which was never heard, upon topics which will never arise in the commerce of mankind. "
Annual Register - Page 313
edited by - 1766
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 118

Edmund Burke - History - 1877
...belong to the stage once tersely described as peopled by "such characters as were never seen, conversing in a language which was never heard, upon topics which will never arise in the commerce of mankind." "The Prime Minister. By Anthony Trollope." The feeling we entertain...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...there which he fliould ever meet ;a any other place. The fame remark may be applied to every ^tage but that of Shakefpeare. The theatre, when it is under...is peopled by fuch characters as were never feen, converfmg in a language which was never heard, upon topicks which will never aiile in the commerce...
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...nothing there which he fhould ever meet in any other place. The fame remark may be applied to every (lage but that of Shakefpeare. The theatre, when it is under...is peopled by fuch characters as .were never feen, converfing in a language which was never heard, upon topicks which will never arife in the commerce...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...ever meet in any other place. The fame remark may be applied to every ftage but that of Sbakejptar*. The theatre, when it is under any other direction, is peopled by fuch characters as were never feen, conveffing in a language which was never heard, upon topicks which will never arife in the cbmmerce...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...nothing there which he mould ever meet in any other place. The fame remark may be applied to every ftage but that of Shakefpeare. The theatre, when it is under any other direction, is peopled by fiuch characters as were never feen, converfing in a language which was never heard, upon topicks which...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...there which he fhould ever meet with in any other Place. The lame Remark may be applied to every Stage but that of Shakefpeare. The Theatre, when it is under...converting in a Language which was never heard, upon Topicks which will never arife in the Commerce of Mankind. But the Dialogue of this Authour is often...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...there which he fhould ever meet with in any other Place. The fame Remark may be applied to every Stage but that of Shakefpeare. The Theatre, when it is under...converting in a Language which was never heard, upon Topicks which will never arife in the Commerce of Mankind. But the Dialogue of this Authour is often...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...there which he ftiould ever meet in any other place. The fame remark may. be applied to every ftage but that of Shakefpeare. The theatre, when it is under any other direction, is pco-. pled by fuch characters as were never feen, converfing in a language which was never heard, upon...
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Deformities of Dr Samuel Johnson: Selected from his works

James Thomson Callender - 1782 - 63 pages
...when it is under any other direction, is peo' pled by fuch characters as were nevor feen, cOnverGng in a ' language which was never heard, upon topics...which will ' never arife in the commerce of mankind .J-.' The weakeit of Johnfon's admirers will blufli in reading this paflage. The Docior denies every...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...ever meet in any other place. The fame remark maybe applied to every ftage but that of Sbakefpeare. The theatre, when it is under any other direction, is peopled by fuch characters as were never feen, converfing in a language which was never heard, upon topicks which will never arife in the commerce...
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