Anglia, Volume 28

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Page 460 - present to him , and he drew them not laboriously but luckily: when he describes anything you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation : he was naturally learn'd ; he needed not the spectacles of Books to read Nature; he looked inwards, and found
Page 419 - all the benefits of your own country; be out of love with your nativity; and almost chide God for making you that countenance that you are, or I will scarce think you have swam in a gondola.
Page 460 - an imitator as an instrument, of nature ; and it is not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks through him . . . - The power over our passions was never possessed in a more eminent degree, or displayed in so different instances
Page 460 - in 1668: “He was the man who of all Modern , and perhaps Ancient Poets, had the largest and moat comprehensive soul. All the Images of Nature were
Page 463 - It must be allowed that in one of these there are materials enough to make many of the other. It has much the greater variety, and much the nobler apartments ; though we are often conducted to them by dark , odd , and uncouth passages. Nor does the whole fail to strike us with
Page 207 - Shakespeare must down, and you must praise no more Soft Desdemona, nor the jealous Moor; Shakespeare, whose fruitful genius, happy wit, Was fram'd and finish'd at a lucky hit; The pride of nature, and the shame of schools, Born to create, and not to learn from rules, Must please no more. — 4.
Page 460 - scenes of life which are usually the subject of his thoughts: so that he seems to have known the world by intuition, to have looked through human nature at one glance, and to be the only author that gives ground for a very new opinion, that the philosopher, and even the man of the world, may be born, as well as the poet.”
Page 162 - Woman”: ¿Among other things here, Kinaston the boy had the good turn to appear in three shapes: first as a poor woman in ordinary clothes, to please Morose; then in fine clothes, as a gallant; and in them was clearly the prettiest woman in the whole house: and lastly, as a man; and then likewise did appear the handsomest man in the house. 2)
Page 468 - “I ever labour to make the smallest deviations that I possibly can from the text: never to alter at all where I can by any means explain a passage into sense; nor ever by any emendations to make the author better when it is probable the text came from his own hands.”
Page 475 - “He remembered perhaps enough of his schoolboy learning to put the Hig, hag, hog, into the mouth of Sir Hugh Evans ; and might pick up in the writers of his time, or the course of his conversation, a

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