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" Yet his real power is not shown in the splendour of particular passages, but by the progress of his fable, and, the tenor of his dialogue; and he that tries to recommend him by select quotations, will succeed like the pedant in Hierocles, who, when he... "
Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A. - Page 115
edited by - 1903 - 358 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - History - 1766
...(pecimen. It will net eafily be im.igined how much Shakefpeare excells in accommodating his fentiments to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was obferved of the ancient fchools of de. clamation, that the more diligently they were frequented, the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...fpecimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much Shake-r fpeare excels in accommodating his fentiments to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was obferved of the ancient fchools of declamation, that the more diligently they were frequented, the...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...him by felect Quotations, will fuceeed like the Pedant in Hierocles, who, when he offered his Houfe to Sale, carried a Brick in his Pocket as a Specimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much Sbakeffean excells in accommodating his Sentiments to real real Life, but...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...him by felect Quotations, will fuceeed like the Pedant in Hierocles, who, when he offered his Houfe to Sale, carried a Brick in his Pocket as a Specimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much ShakeJftare cxcells in accommodating his Sentiments to real Life, but by...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...fpecimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much SbakeJpeare excels in accommodating his fentiments to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was obferved of the ancient fchools of declamation, that the more diligently they were frequented, the...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...and he that tries to recommend him by select quotations, will succeed like the pedant in Hicrocles, who, when he offered his house to sale, carried a brick in his ppcket as a. specimen. It will not easily be Imagined how much Shakspere excels in accommodating his...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...fpccimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much Shakefpsare excels in acommodating his fentiments to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was obiervcd of the ancient fchools of declamation, thaf the more diligently they were frequented, the...
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Dodsley's Annual Register

Edmund Burke - History - 1793
...fpecimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much Shakefpeare excels in accommodating his fentiment» to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was obferved of the ancient fchools of declamation, that the more diligently they were frequented, the...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...fpecimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much Shakfpeare excels in accommodating his fentiments to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was obferved of the ancient fchools of declamation, that the more diligently they were frequented, the...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

History - 1802
...fpecimen. It will not eafily be imagined how much Shakefpeare excels in accommodating his fenthriems to real life, but by comparing him with other authors. It was ob- . ferved of the ancient fchoo.'s of declamation, that the more diligently they were frequented,...
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