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" I cannot say he is everywhere alike; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling into bombast. But he is always great when... "
The plays of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text of the ... - Page xci
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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The critical and miscellaneous prose works of John Dryden, now first ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - History - 1800
...were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into clenches,...raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum lenla soltnt inter viburna cufresri. The consideration of this made Mr. Hales of Eton say, that there...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling into bombast. But he is always great, when -some I great occasion is presented to him ; no man can say...raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum Itnta solent inter viburna cuprcssi. The consideration of this made Mr. Hales of Eton say, that there...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid; his comick wit degenerating into clenches, bis serious swelling into bombast. But he is always great,...then raise himself as high above the rest of poets, 2uanluic Icnta solcnt intsT viburna cupressi. It is to be lamented, that such a writer should want...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum lento, solent inter vtburna cuprcisi. The consideration of this made Mr. Hales of Eton say, that th*e...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum Itnta solent inter viburna cupressi. The consideration of this made Mr. Hales of Eton ,'ay, that there...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...when some great occasion is presented to him ; no iiiun can say he ever had a fit subject for his wit, and did not then raise himself as high above the...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...say, he ever had a fit subject for his wit, and did * Mr Malone justly observes, that the caution observed in this Decision, proves the miserable taste...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1809
...him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He it many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum lenta soient later vilurna cu/ircstl,' Vol. III. p. 470. The advantage of which we are now speaking is the...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...times flat, insipid : his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling into bomhast. But he is always great when some great occasion is...poets Quantum lenta solent inter viburna cupressi.* Virgil's Eclogues. The consideration of this made Mr. Hales of Eton say, that there was no subject...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1809
...him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...man can say, he ever had a fit subject for his wit, ami did not then raise himself as high above the rest of poets, " Quantum lentii solent inter viburna...
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