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" This therefore is the praise of Shakespeare, that his drama is the mirror of life; that he who has mazed his imagination, in following the phantoms which other writers raise up before him, may here be cured of his delirious ecstasies, by reading human... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 189
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...it cannot be expofed. ' This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his drama is the mirrour of life ; that he who has mazed his imagination, in...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious extafies, by reading human fentiments in human language; by fcenes from which* hermit may eftimate...
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his drama is the mirrour of life; that he who has mazed his imagination, in...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious extafies, by reading human fentiments in human language ; by fcenes from which a hermit may eftimate...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - History - 1766
...it cannot he expofed. This, therefore, is the praife of Shakefpeare. that his drama is the mirrour of life ; that he who has mazed his imagination, in...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious extafies, by reading human fentiments in human language ; by fcenes from which a hermit may eftimate...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Sbakefpears, that his drama is the mirrcur of life-, that he who has mazed his imagination, in...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious extafies, by reading human fentiments in human language ; by fcenes from which a hermic may eftimate...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...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...up before him, may here be cured of his delirious ecftalies, by reading human fentiments in human language; by fcenes from which a hermit may eftimate...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the Praife of Shakefpeare, that his Drama is the Mirrour of Life; that he who has mazed his Imagination, in...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

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...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 be cured of his delirious Extafies, by reading human Sentiments in human Language j...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

English literature - 1774
...is the Praife of Shakefpeare, that his 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 be cured of his delirious Extafies, by reading human Sentiments in human Language ;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...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...fentiments in human language ; by fcenes from which a V hermit may eftimate the tranfadtions of the .world, and a confcflbr predict the progrefs of the paflions....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praiie of Sbakefpcare, that his drama is the mirror of life ; that he who...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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