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" A quibble is to Shakespeare what luminous vapours are to the traveller : he follows it at all adventures ; it is sure to lead him out of his way, and sure to engulf him in the mire. "
The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page xxiii
by William Shakespeare - 1768
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakefpearet what luminous vapours are to the traveller ; he follows...irrefiftible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his dif. quifition, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection, whether he be amufing attention...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his way, and Cure to engulf him in the mire. It has feme malignant power over his mind, and its fafcinations...irrefiftible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his difquifitlon, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection, whether he be amufmg attention...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity, A quibble is to Shakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows...irrefiftible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his difquifitionj whether he be enlarging knowledge of exalting affection, whether he be amufing attention...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...they are rifing in the Mind, are checked and blafted by fudden Frigidity. A Quibble is to Sbakefpeare what luminous Vapours are to the Traveller ; he follows...it is fure to lead him out of his Way, and fure to entangle him in the Mire. It has fomc malignant Power over his Mind, anil its Fafcinations are irrcfiftible....
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...they are rifing in the Mind, are checked and blafted by fudden Frigidjty. A Quibble is to Shakefpeare what luminous Vapours are to the Traveller ; he follows...Adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his Way, and fore to entangle him in the Mire. It has fome malignant Power over his Mind, and its Fafcinations are...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...blafted by fudden Frigidity. A Quibble is to Shakefpeare what luminous Vapours are to the Traveller 5 he follows it at all Adventures, it is fure to lead him out of his Way, and fure to entangle him in the Mire. It has fome malignant Power over his Mind, and its Fafcinations are irrefiftible....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows...difquifition, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection, whether he be amufing attention with incidents, or enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...they.. are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Sbakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller : he follows...adventures ; it is fure to lead him out of his way, and ill re to engulf him in the mire. It has fome malignant power over his mind, and its fafcinations are...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakefpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller; he follows...irrefiftible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his difquiiition, whether he be enlarging knowledge, or exalting affection, whether he be am ufmg attention...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...they are rifing in the mind, are checked and blafted by fudden frigidity. A quibble is to Shakfpeare, what luminous vapours are to the traveller; he follows...malignant power over his mind, and its fafcinations are irrefiftibk. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his difquifition, whether he be enlarging knowledge...
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