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" All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously but luckily: when he describes anything you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation: he was... "
Elizabethan critical essays - Page 458
edited by - 1904
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...learning, give him the greater com" mendation : he was naturally learned: he needed *' not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he ** looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot *' fay he is every where alike ; were he fo, I mould " do him injury to compare him with the...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...learning, give him the greater com" mendation : he was naturally learned : he needed " not the fpectacles of books to read nature; he " looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot " fay he is every where alike; were he fo, I fhould " do him injury to compare him with the...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...who accufe him to have wanted Learning, give him the greater Commendation: He was naturally learned: He needed not the Spectacles of Books to read Nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot fay he is every where alike ; were he fo I fliould do him Injury to compare him with the Greatefi:...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...accuse him to have wanted " learning, give him the greater commendation : he *' was naturally learned: he needed not the spectacles " of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and " found her there, I cannot say he is every where " alike ; were he so, I should do him injury to " compare him with the...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...learning, give him the greater commendation ; he was naturally learned ; he needed not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot fay he is every where alike ; were he fo, I ftiould do him injury to compare him with the...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 2

John Dryden - 1800
...accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.: D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...give him the greater commendation : he " was naturally learned : he needed not the fpecta* ' cles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, " and found her there. I cannot fay he is every ** where alike ; were he fo I fhould do him injury to " compare him with the...
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The plays of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1803
...who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation; he was naturally learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike ; were lie so, I should do him injury to compare him with the...
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The Monthly mirror: reflecting men and manners : with strictures ..., Volume 17

Performing Arts - 1804
...indeed, not much more justly remarked by Dryden of Shakspeare, than it misjht be of Bloomtield, that, " he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards and found her there." And to proceed, mulido nomine, with what Dr. Johnson says of the best of poets, " Whether life or nature...
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