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" ... with more zeal than judgment, to transfer to his imagined interpolators. We need not wonder to find Hector quoting Aristotle, when we see the loves of Theseus and Hippolyta combined with the Gothic mythology of fairies. "
The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page xxi
by William Shakespeare - 1768
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...fee the loves of Thefeus and Hipfolyla combined with the Golhick mythology of fairies. Shakefpeare, indeed, was not the only violator of chronology, for...his characters in reciprocations of fmartnefs and conteft of farcafm ; their jefts are commonly grofs, and their pleafantry licentious ; neither his...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...chronology in his time : Sidney, his contemporary, who wanted not the advantages of learning, having, in his Arcadia^ confounded the paftoral with the feudal...times, the days of innocence, quiet and fecurity, with the u- of turbulence, violence, and adventure. , Shakefpearc is faid to be feldom very fuccefsful...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...fee the loves of Thefcus and Hippolyta combined with the Gothick mythology of fairies. Shakefpeare, indeed, was not the only violator of chronology, for...his characters in reciprocations of fmartnefs and contefts of farcafm j their jefts are commonly grofs, and their pleafantry licentious -, neither his...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...of Fairies. Sh'akefpeare indeed was not the only Violator of Chronology, for in the fame Age Sydney, who wanted not the Advantages of Learning, has, in...the Feudal Times, the Days of Innocence, Quiet and Security, with thofe of Turbulence, Violence and Adventure. In his Comick Scenes he is feklom very...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...of Fairies. Shakefpeare indeed was not the only Violator of Chronology, for in the fame Age Sydney, who wanted not the Advantages of Learning, has, in...the Feudal Times, the Days of Innocence, Quiet and Security, with thofe of Turbulence, Violence and Adventure. In his Comick Scenes he is feldom very...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...the loves of Thefeus and Hippolyta combined with the Gothick mytho-^ logy of fairies. Shakefpeare, indeed, was not the only violator of chronology, for...wanted not the advantages of learning, has, in his Artadia, confounded the pafloral with the feudal times, the. days of innocence, quiet, and; fecurity,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...the loves of Tbeftus and and Hipfolyta, combined with the gothick mythology of fairies. Sbakefpeart, indeed, was not the only violator of chronology, for...confounded the paftoral with the feudal times, the c'ays of innocence, quiet, and fecurity, \vith thole of turbulence, violence, and adventure. In his...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...fee the loves of Thefeus and Hippolyta combined with the Gothick mythology of fairies. Shakfpeare, indeed, was not the only violator of chronology, for...advantages of learning, has, in his Arcadia, confounded the pafroral with the feudal times, the days of innocence, quiet, and fecurity, with thofe of turbulence,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1800
...mythology of Fairies. Shakfpeare, indeed, was not the only violator of chronology, for in the fume age Sidney, who wanted not the advantages of learning,...his comick fcenes he is feldom very fuccefsful when lie engages his characters in reciprocations of fmartnefs and contelts of farcafm; their jefts are...
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Theatrum poetarum anglicanorum: Containing the name and characters of all ...

Edward Phillips - English poetry - 1800 - 342 pages
...nations: " Shakefpeare," fays he " was not the only vio" lator of chronology, for in the fame age Sydney, who wanted not " the advantages of learning, has in...with thofe of turbulence, violence, and adventure." Johnfon's and Stcevsns's Shakefpeare, 1778, vol. I. Preface/ p. 16. which may be read without it, and...
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