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" In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual ; in those of Shakespeare it is commonly a species. "
Annual Register - Page 313
edited by - 1766
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...obfervation will always find. His perfons act and fpeak by the influence of thofe general paflions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and...character 'is too often an individual ; in thofe of Shakeipeare it is commonly a fpecies. * It is from this wide extenfion of defign that fo much inftru&ion...
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...and obfervation will always find. His perfons ad and fpeak by the influence of chofe general pafllons and principles by which all minds are agitated, and...contin.ued in motion. In the writings of other poets a chara<5ter is too often an individual ; in thole of Shakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is from...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...obfervation will always find. His perfons act and fpeak by the influence of thofe general paffions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and...character is too often an. individual; in thofe of Sbakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is from this wide extenfion of defign that fo much inftruction...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...obfervation will always find. His perfons adl and fpeak by the influence of thofe general pafilons and principles by which all minds are agitated, and...other poets a character is too often an individual j in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is from this wide extenfion of defign that fo...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...Influence of thofe general Paffions and Principles by which all Mmds are agitated, and the whole Syftem of Life is continued in Motion. In the Writings of...Individual ; in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a Species. It is from this wide Extenfion of Defign that fo much Inftruction is derived. It is this which...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...Influence of thofe general Paflioos and Principles by which all Minds are agitated, and the whole Syftcm of Life is continued in Motion. In the Writings of...Individual; in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a Species. It is from this wide Extenfion of Defign that fo much Instruction is derived. It is this which...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...Influence of thofe general Paffions and Principles by which all Minds are agitated, and the whole Syftem, of Life is continued in Motion. In the Writings of...Character is too often an Individual ; in thofe of Shakefpcare it is commonly a Species. It is from this wide Extenfion of Defign that fo much Inftruclion...
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Prose on Several Occasions;: Accompanied with Some Pieces in Verse, Volume 2

George Colman - 1787
...always find. His perfons acl and fpeak by the influence of thofe general paffions and principles ciples by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem...in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies." Having given fome further illuftration of this argument, the editor proceeds in the following terms...
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Prose on Several Occasions: Accompanied with Some Pieces in Verse, Volume 2

George Colman - Biography & Autobiography - 1787
...fpeak by the influence of thofe general paffions and principles ciples by which all minds areagitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion....character is too often an individual ; in thofe of ishakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies." Having given fome further illuftration of this argument, the...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system pf life is continued in motion. In the writings of other...poets a character is too often an, individual ; in those of Shakspere it is commonly a species. It is from this wide extension of design that so' nuich...
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