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" Shakespeare is above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of Nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 186
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...fudden wonder are foon exhaufted, and the mind can only repofe on the (lability of truth. Shakefpeare is above all writers, at leaft above all modern writers,...nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...inftruclive and entertaining. * Shakefpeare, fays he, is above all writers, at lead above all modjern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular pbces,...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - History - 1766
...fornxlomejudgment, by the following extraft of what Mr. Johnfon fays in favour of his poet. "Shakefpeare is, above all writers, at leaft above all modern writers,...nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places,...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...fudden wonder are foon exhaufted, and the mind can only repofe on the ftability of truth. Skakefpeare is above all writers, at leaft above all modern writers,...-, the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cufloms of particular places,...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...fudden Wonder arc foon exhaufted, and the Mind can only repofe on the Stability of Truth. Shakefpeare is above all Writers, at leaft above all: modern Writers,...; the Poet that holds up to his Readers a faithful Mirrour of Manners and of Life. His Characters are not modified by the Cuftoms of particular Places,...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...fudden Wonder are foon exhanfted, and the Mind can only repofe on the Stability of Truth. Shakefpeare is above all Writers, at leaft above all modern Writers,...; the Poet that holds up to his Readers a faithful Mirrour of Manners and of Life. His Characters are not modified by the Cuftoms of particular Places,...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...fndden Wonder are foon exhaufted, and the Mind can only repofe on the Stability of Truth. Shakefpeare is above all Writers, at leaft above all modern Writers, the Poet of Nature ; trie Poet that holds up to his Readers a faithful Mirrour of Manners and of Life. His Characters...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...fudden wonder are foon exhaufted, and the mind can only repofe on the {lability of truth. Shakefpeare is above all writers, at leaft above all modern writers, the poet of nature; the poet that fields up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified...
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Prose on Several Occasions;: Accompanied with Some Pieces in Verse, Volume 2

George Colman - 1787
...fuppofe to be ftampsd on works by the fuffrage of antiquity, the writer proceeds thus : " SHAKESPEARE is above all writers, at leaft above all modern writers,...Nature: the Poet that holds up to his readers a faithful Mirrour of Manners and of Life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places,...
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Prose on Several Occasions: Accompanied with Some Pieces in Verse, Volume 2

George Colman - Biography & Autobiography - 1787
...by the fuffrageof antiquity, the writer proceeds thus : " SHAKESPEARE is above all writers, at lead above all modern writers, the Poet of Nature: the Poet that holds up to his readers a faithful Mirrour of Manners and of Life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places,...
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