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" Out of this chaos of mingled purposes and casualties, the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some their absurdities; some the momentous vicissitudes of life, and some the lighter occurrences... "
The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most emiinent ... - Page xxxiii
by William Shakespeare - 1838
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties, the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some...as so little allied, that I do not recollect among the Greeks or Romans a single writer who attempted both. . Shakspeare has united the powers of exciting...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some...as so little allied, that I do not recollect among the Greeks or Romans a single writer who attempted both. Shakespeare has united the powers of exciting...
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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
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties, the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected, some the crimes of men, and...occurrences ; some the terrors of distress, and some the gayeties of prosperity. Thus rose the two modes of imitation, known by the names of tragedy and comedy,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some...as so little allied, that I do not recollect among the Greeks or Romans a single writer who attempted both. Shakespeare has united the powers of exciting...
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Elegant Extracts: Or Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 772 pages
...crimes of men, and some their absurdities ; some the momentous vicissitudes of life, and some th<; Rivington the Greeks or Romans, a single writer who attempted both. Shakspeare has united the powers of exciting...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - 1825 - 896 pages
...chaos of mingled purposes and casual* ties, the ancient poets, according to the laws whicli custom had e begot ; It cannot be, an if thon wert his mother....devil art thou? 11,1*1. One, that will play the devil, Iragtdy and eomtdu, compositions intended to promote different ends by contrary means, and considered...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...absurdities; some the momentous vicissitudes of life, and some the lighter occurrences; some the terrours of distress and some the gaieties of prosperity. Thus...as so little allied, that I do not recollect among the Greeks or Romans a single writer who attempted both y . Shakespeare has united the powers of exciting...
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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
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties, the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some...occurrences ; some the terrors of distress, and some the gayeties of prosperity. • Thus rose the two modes of imitation, known by the names of tragedy and...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some...of life, and some the lighter occurrences; some the terrours of distress and some the gaieties of prosperity. Thus rose the two modes of imitation, known...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D..: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Francis Pearson Walesby - 1825
...chaos of mingled purposes and casualties the ancient poets, according to the laws which custom had prescribed, selected some the crimes of men, and some...of life, and some the lighter occurrences; some the terrours of distress and some the gaieties of prosperity. Thus rose the two modes of imitation, known...
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