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" On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage • while we read it, we see not Lear, but we are Lear, — we are in his mind, we are sustained by a grandeur which baffles the malice of daughters and storms... "
The London Quarterly Review - Page 36
1835
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The Reflector: a quarterly magazine, on subjects of philosophy, politics ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage: while...and storms ; in the aberrations of 'his reason, we disi cover a mighty irregular power of reasoning, immethodized from the ordinary purposes of life,...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage :...malice of daughters and storms ; in the aberrations of hii reason we discover a mighty irregular power of reasoning, immethodized from the ordinary purposes...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

Washington Irving - Literary Criticism - 1815
...stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage : while we read if, we see not Lear, but we are Lear — we are in his mind, we are sustained by a grandeur which kiffles the malice of daughters and storms ; in the aberrations of his reason we discover a mighty...
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage; while...are Lear ;—we are in his mind, we are sustained by ^grandeur, which baffles the malice of daughters and storms; in the aberrations of his reason, we discover...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: In Two Parts, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1818
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage •...immethodized from the ordinary purposes of life, but exerting its powers, as the wind blows where it listeth, at will upon the corruptions and abuses of mankind....
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Characters of Shakespear's plays

William Hazlitt - 1818
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. • On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage; while...we discover a mighty irregular power of reasoning, immethodised from the ordinary purposes of life, but exerting its powers, as the wind blows where it...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - Drama - 1818 - 323 pages
...himself neglects it. On the stage we see 110thing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence or rage ; while we read it, we see not Lear, but we are...we discover a mighty irregular power of reasoning, imrnethodized from the ordinary purposes of life, but exerting its powers, as the wind blows where...
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Characters of Shakspeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - Women in literature - 1818 - 323 pages
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage ;...baffles the malice of daughters and storms ; in the aherralions of his reason, we discover a mighty irregular power of reasoning, immethodized from the...
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The History of Christ's Hospital: From Its Foundation by King Edward the ...

John Iliff Wilson - 1821 - 308 pages
...volcano : they are storms turning up and disclosing to the bottom that sea, his mind, with all its vast riches. It is his mind which is laid bare. This...immethodized from the ordinary purposes of life, but exerting its powers, as the wind blows where it listeth, at will upon the corruptions and abuses of mankind....
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The Etonian, Volume 1

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - 1821
...insignificant to be thought on ; even as he himself neglects it. On the stage we see nothing but corporal infirmities and weakness, the impotence of rage :...it, we see not Lear, but we are Lear; — we are in bis mind, we are sustained by a grandeur which baffles the malice of daughters and storms ; in the...
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