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" We have not reprinted the Sonnets, &c. of Shakspeare, because the strongest act of parliament that could be framed would fail to compel readers into their service... "
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 387
by Alexander Chalmers - 1816
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...exist, and for that reason only it is preserved. We have not reprinted the Sonnets, Sec. of Shakspeare, because the strongest act of Parliament that could...framed, would fail to compel readers into their service ; notwithstanding these miscellaneous Poems have derived every possible advantage from the literature...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 1

1793
...fonnets, &c. Mr. Steevens prdtefts againft reprinting them, becaufe»,as he tells us, " the ftrongcft a& of parliament that " could be framed would fail to compel readers into their fer" vice." In preference to them he recommends the fonnets of Thonyis Watfon, ?' an elder and more...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1794
...Stecvens has not reprinted in his edition of the poet's works 1793; " becaufe, (fays he,) the ftrongeft act of parliament that could be framed would fail to compel readers into their fervice ; notwithstanding they have derived every poffiblc advantage from the literature and judgment...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1794
...has not reprinted in his edition of the poet*fc works 1793; " becaufe, (fays he,) the ftrongeft a£t of parliament that could be framed would fail to compel readers into their fervice ; notwithftanding they have derived every poflible advantage from the literature and judgment...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1794
...Stecvens has not reprinted in his edition of the poet's works 1793; " becaufe, (fays he,) the ftrongeft act of parliament that could be framed would fail to compel readers into their fervice ; notwithstanding they have derived every poffiblc advantage from the literature and judgment...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 19

Thomas Christie - 1794
...have not," continue the editors, ' reprinted the fonncts, &c. of Shakfpeare, becaufe the ftrongeft aft of parliament that could be framed, would fail to compel readers into rheir fervice ; notwithftanding thefe mifcellaneous poems have derived every poffiblc advantage from...
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Neue Bibliothek der schönen Wissenschaften und der freyen Künste [ed. by C.F ...

Christian Felix Weisse - 1795
...(eine ©еЬ1фге fïnb т'фс roteber abgebruiff, benn,; fagen bie ^»erousgeber : the ftrongefl act of parliament that could be framed, would fail to compel readers into their fervicc ; not\vithftandig thefe mifcellaneous poems have derived every pofllble advantage from, the...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...reafon only it is preferved. We have not reprinted the Sonnets, &c. of Shakspeare, becaufe the ftrongeft act of parliament that could be framed would fail to compel readers into their fervice; notwithftanding thefe mifcellaneous poems have derived every poffible advantage from the literature...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...exist, and for that reason only it is preserved. We have not reprinted the Sonnets, &c. of Shakspeare, because the strongest act of parliament that could...framed would fail to compel readers into their service; notwithstanding these miscellaneous poems have derived every possible advantage from the literature...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1809
...exist, and for that reason only it is preserved. We have not reprinted the Sonnets, &c. of Shakspeare, because the strongest act of parliament that could...framed would fail to compel readers into their service; notwithstanding these miscellaneous poems have derived every possible advantage from the literature...
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