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" I remember, the players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, Would he had blotted a thousand. "
The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ... - Page 183
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1848 - 336 pages
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Ben Jonson - 1616 - 282 pages
...Shakspeer wanted arte.' Then recall that other saying, not to be found fault with, in the Discoveries : 'I remember, the players have often mentioned it as an...to Shakespeare, that in his writing (Whatsoever he penned) he never blotted a line. My answer hath been, Would he had blotted a thousand.' We are not...
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The Letters of Pliny the Younger: With Observations on Each Letter ..., Volume 2

Pliny (the Younger.), John Boyle Earl of Orrery - History - 1751
...immortal SHAKESPEARE, we muft own the criticifm of BEN JOHNSON to be perfectly juft, where he fays a, " I remember the players " have often mentioned it as an honour to SHAKESPEARE, " that in his writing, whatfoever he penned, he never <( blotted out a line. My anfwer hath been, would be bad " llottid a...
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...Jonson has made a sort of an essay towards it in his Discoveries, I will give it in his words : "I remember the players have often mentioned it " as an honour to Shakespeare, that in writing— what " soever. he penned — he never blotted out a line. " My answer hath been, Would lie...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: The author's life ...

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1823
...Jonson has made a sort of an essay towards it in his Discoveries, I will give it in his words : " I remember the players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that in writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, Would he had blotted...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, Nicholas Rowe, George Steevens - 1839
...Jonson has made a sort of an essay towards it in his Discoveries, I will give it in his words : " I remember the players have often mentioned it as\ " an honour to Shakespeare, that in writing (whatsoever he " penned) he never blotted out a line. My answer hath " been, Would he had blotted...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1844
...old age, when, as he tells us, his memory began to fail, and printed with the date of 1641:— " 1 remember the players have often mentioned it as an...to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out line. My answer hath been, Would he had blotted a thousand ! which they...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1844
..."Discoveries," written in old age, when as he tells us, his memory began to fail , and printed in 1641 : — "I remember the players have often mentioned it as an...to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out line. My answer hath been , Would he had blotted a thousand ! which they...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...old *%i>, when, as he tells us, his memory began to fail, and printed with the date of 1641 : — " I remember the players have often mentioned it as an...to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out line. My answer hath been, Would he had blotted a thousand ! which they...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 123

1874
...conclusive evidence, however probable, that lie was the original author. I remember (says Ben Jonson) the players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that in his writings (whatsoever he penn'd) hee never blotted out a line. " We have only to suppose for a moment,"...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...old age, when, as he tells us, his memory began to fail, and printed with the date of lti41 : — "I remember the players have often mentioned it as an...to Shakespeare, that in his writing (whatsoever he penned) he never blotted out line. My answer hath been. Would he had blctted a, thousand ! whioh they...
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