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" Medea could, in so short a time, have transported him; he knows with certainty that he has not changed his place, and he knows that place cannot change itself; that what was a house cannot become a plain; that what was Thebes can never be Persepolis. "
The Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare: Printed Complete, with Dr ... - Page 40
by William Shakespeare, David Francis, Edmund Munroe, Nicholas Rowe - 1802
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...knours that * Our Editor admits that Shakefpeare hath Ihewn no regard t* die unities of time and place. place cannot change itfelf; that what was a houfe cannot become a plain ; that what was Thebes ca/i never be Perfepolis. ' Such is the triumphant language with which a critic exults over the mifery...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - History - 1766
...time necefiarily arifes the contraction of place. The fpeftator, who knows that he favv the firft aft at Alexandria, cannot fuppofe that he fees the next...knows that place cannot change itfelf; that what was a houie cannot become a plain ; that what wa» Thebes can never be Psrfipolis. Such is the triumphant...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...fuppofe that he fees the next at Rome, at a Diftance to which not the Dragons of Medea could, in fo fhort a Time, have tranfported him : He knows with Certainty...was a Houfe cannot become a Plain ; that what was Tbehei can never be Perfepolis. Such is the triumphant Language with which a Critick exults over the...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...at Rome, at a Diftance to which not the Dragons of Medea could, in fo fhort a Time, have tranfporteu him : He knows with Certainty that he has not changed...was a Houfe cannot become a Plain ; that what was TKebei can never be Perfepolis. Such is the triumphant Language with which a Critick exults over the...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...fo fliort a Time, have tranfported him : He knows with Certainty that he has not changed his Place j and he knows that Place cannot change itfelf ; that...what was a Houfe cannot become a Plain ; that what waa Thebes can never be Perfepolis. Such is the triumphant Language with which a Critick exults over...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...at Rome, at a diflance to which not the dragons of Medea could, in fo (hort a tkne, have transported him ; he knows with certainty that he has not changed his place ; and he knows that piace cannot change itfelf ; that what was a houfe cannot become a plain ; that what was Thebes can...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...Rome, at a diftance to which not the dragons of Aledca could, in fo fhort a time, have traniported him ; he knows with certainty that he has not changed...was a houfe cannot become a plain ; that what was TbebcS can never be Per/'epolis. Such is the triumphant language with which a critick exults over the...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...Rome, at a distance: to which not the dragons of Medea could, in so short a time, have transported him ; he knows with certainty that he has not changed...his place ; and he knows that place cannot change itself; that what was a house cannot become a plain ; that what was Thebes caa never be Persepolis....
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...fuppofe that he lees the next at Rome, at a diltance to which not the dragons of Medea could, in fo Ihort a time, have tranfported him ; he knows with certainty...Perfepolis. Such is the triumphant language with which a critic exults over the mifery of an irregular poet, and exults commonly without refiñance or reply....
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Dodsley's Annual Register

Edmund Burke - History - 1793
...Rome, at a diftance to which not the dragons of Medea. could, in fo ihort a time, have traufported him ; he knows with certainty that he has not changed his place ; and he knows thac place cannot change itfelf ; that what was a houfe cannot become a plain ; that what was Thebes...
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