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" To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too... "
The plays of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text of the ... - Page 137
by William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1805
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Edmond Malone, Charles Symmons - 1826
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...the names and manners of different times, and the impossihility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism npon uuresisting imbecility,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - History - 1829
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing .-cones, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...manners of different times, and the impossibility nflhe events in anr system of ! irt , were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faulb...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, William Harness - Drama - 1830
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.—JOHNSON. In this drama, poetical j ustice has been strictly observed, the vicious characters...
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The dramatic works and poems of William Shakespeare, with notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1831
...sentiments, some natural dialogue», arid aome pleasing atenea, but they are obtained at the expenee of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection, and ню çro*a for ftggramion.* JOHNSOi4. * Johnson1« remark on the gross incongruity of names and manners...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1831
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...the confusion of the names and manners of different limes, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1831
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of d ˇfičrent times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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The plays and poems of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text ...

William Shakespeare - 1833 - 1064 pages
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expenee t; tyslem of life, were In wacte criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection,...
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Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles

William Shakespeare, Charles Symmons, John Payne Collier - 1836
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.* JOHNSON. • On this critique of Johnson, Mr. Singer remarks :— " It is hardly necessary lo point...
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - Great Britain - 1838
...tediousness, and obscurity" — with much more to the like effect. Again we are told of one of his plays, — "To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility," &c. &c. This is a language by no means allowable in speaking of Shakspeare, — it is indeed far better...
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - Great Britain - 1838
...tediousness, and obscurity" — with much more to the like effect. Again we are told of one of his plays, — "To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism Xn unresisting imbecility," &c. &c. This is a language by no means wable in speaking of Shakspeare,...
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