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" Delusion, if delusion be admitted, has no certain limitation; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in... "
Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare - Page 128
by David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...limitation; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and CCJCSOY, 'that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in ecstacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brain...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: The author's life ...

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1823
...acquaint ance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Fharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation...reason or of truth, and from the heights of empyrean poeta^-. may despise the circumscription of terrestrial nature. There is no reason why a mind thus...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...limitation ; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the banks of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason, or of truth, and from the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...limitation; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...reason, or of truth, and from the heights of empyrean poetry,.may despise the circumscriptions of terrestrial nature. There is no reason why a mind thus...
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Elegant Extracts: Or Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 772 pages
...limitation ; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that h's old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, — the same spirit which roused all England to action at the revolution, and which established at stat« of elevation above the reach of reason, or of truth, and from the heights of empyrean poetry,...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...limitation ; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in ecstacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...limitation ; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in ecstacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Literary Criticism - 1825
...and Cœsar, that a room illuminated with candle« is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicue, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason, or of truth, und from the height« of empyrean poetry, may despise the circumscriptions of terrestrial nature. There...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - Drama - 1825 - 896 pages
...limitation : if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, OBERON, Granicns, be is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason, or of truth, and from the heights...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D..: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Francis Pearson Walesby - 1825
...limitation ; if the spectator can be once persuaded, that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Grauicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason, or of truth, and from the heights...
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