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" Fiction cannot move so much, but that the attention may be easily transferred ; and though it must be allowed that pleasing melancholy be sometimes interrupted by unwelcome levity, yet let it be considered likewise, that melancholy is often not pleasing,... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 257
by William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - 1803
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Abraham John Valpy, Edmond Malone, John Boydell, Samuel Johnson - 1844
...another ; that different authors have different habitudes ; and that, on the whole, all pleasure consists in variety. The players, who in their edition divided our author's works into comedies, histories, and tragedies, seem not to have distinguished the three kinds by any very exact or definite...
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...that ditrereut auditors have different habitudes ; and that, upon the whole, all pleasure consists in variety. The players, who in their edition divided our author's works into comedies, histories, and tragedies, seem not to have distinguished the three kinds by any very exact or definite...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...unweleome levity, yet let it be considered that melancholy is often not pleasing, and that the disturbance ct with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions,...and debates of mankind. When I read the several d pleasure consists in variety. Preface to Johnson's edition of Shakespeare, 176B, POPE'8 TRAN8LATIOM...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Plays, and Poems ...

William Shakespeare - 1882 - 926 pages
...that different auditors liave different habitudes ; and that, upon the whole, all pleasure consists /@ / histories, and tragedies, seem not to have distinguished the three kinds, by any > cry exact or definite...
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Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A.

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...yet let it be considered likewise, that melancholy is often not pleasing, and that the disturbance of one man may be the relief of another ; that different...different habitudes ; and that, upon the whole, all pleasure consists in variety. The players, who in their edition divided our author's works into comedies,...
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Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A.

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...adventitious. His story requires Romans or kings, but ' he thinks only on men. He knew that Rome, like The players, who in their edition divided our author's works into comedies, histories, and tragedies, seem not to have distinguished the three kinds, by any very exact or definite...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 5

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - Literature - 1905
...unwelcome levity, yet let it be considered that melancholy is often not pleasing, and thit the disturbance of one man may be the relief of another; that different...different habitudes ; and that upon the whole, all pleasure consists in variety. PROLOGUE (Spoken by Garrick at the opening of the Theater Royal, Drnry...
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Famous introductions to Shakespeare's plays by the notable editors of the ...

Beverley Ellison Warner - Editing - 1906 - 268 pages
...yet let it be considered likewise, that melancholy is often not pleasing, and that the disturbance of one man may be the relief of another ; that different...different habitudes; and that, upon the whole, all pleasure consists in variety. The players, who in their edition divided our author's works into comedies,...
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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 206 pages
...yet let it be considered likewise, that melancholy is often not pleasing, and that the disturbance of one man may be the relief of another ; that different...different habitudes ; and that, upon the whole, all pleasure consists in variety. The players, who in their edition divided our authour's works into comedies,...
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readings in english prose of the eighteenth century

raymond macdonald alden - 1911
...levity, yet let it be considered likewise that melancholy is often not pleasing, and that the disturbance of one man may be the relief of another; that different...have different habitudes; and that upon the whole all pleasure consists in variety. The players who in their edition divided our author's works into comedies,...
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