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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...human nature as it afts in real exigences, but as it would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. -This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his drama is the mirror of life ; that he who has mazed his imagination, in following the phantoms which other writers...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...human Nature as it acts in real Exigencies, but as it will be found in Trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the Praife of Shakefpeare,...the Phantoms •which other Writers raife up before them, may here be cured of his delirious Extafics, by reading human Sentiments in human Language ;...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

English literature - 1774
...human Nature as it acts in real Exigencies, but as it will be found in Trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the Praife of Shakefpeare,...Drama is the Mirrour of Life ; that he who has mazed aiazed his Imagination, in following the Phantoms which other Writers raife up before them, may here...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...will be found in Trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the Praife of Shahfpeere, that his Drama is the Mirrour of Life.; that he who has mazed mazed his Imagination, in following the Phantoms which other Writers raife up before them, may here...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...human nature as it adts in real exigences, but as it would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. ' This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his ' drama is the mirror of lite; that he who has mazed ; his imagination, in following the phantoms which other writers...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praiie of Sbakefpcare, that his drama is the mirror of life ; that he who has mazed his imagination, in...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious eeftafies, by reading human fentiments in human language, by fcenes from , which a hermit may eftimate...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as it would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his drama is the mirror of life; that he who has mazed his imagination, in following the phantoms which other writers...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1793
...which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Shakfpeare, that his drama is the mirror of life; that he who has mazed his imagination, in...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious ecftafies, by reading human fentiments in human language; by fcenes from which a hermit may eftimate...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

Edmund Burke - History - 1793
...human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as it would be found in trials to which it cannot be expofed. This, therefore, is the praife of Shakefpeare,...that his drama is the mirrour of life ; that he who haļ mazed !)is imagination, in following the phantoms which other writers raiie up before him, may...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - 1800
...which it cannot be expofed. This therefote is the praife of Shakfpeare, that his drama is the mirror of life; that he who has mazed his imagination, in following the phantoms which other writers r^ife up before him, may here be cured of his delirious lirious ecftaiies, by reading human fentiments...
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