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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 137
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...death) with this general criticism. " This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the...of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecillity, upon faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." How would a modern...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare

William Shakespeare - 1824
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of difieren! times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to wastę criticism...
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Edinburgh Dramatic Review, Volumes 3-5

1825
...just sentiments, ?ome natural dialogue, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...manners of different times, and the impossibility of events in any system of life, were to waste words upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...the names and manners of different times, and the imposh The first seven books of Chapman's Homer were published in the year 1596, and again in 1598....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D..: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Francis Pearson Walesby - 1825
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...the names and manners of different times, and the imposh The first seven books of Chapman's Homer were published in the year 1 596 , and again in 1598....
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Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...1596, and again in 1598. The whole twenty-four of the Iliad appeared in 1611. — STEEVENS. sibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. KING LT3AR. The tragedy of Lear is deservedly celebrated among the dramas- of Shakespeare. There is,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...1596. and again in 1598. The whole twenty-four of the Iliad appeared in 1611. ' — STEEvENS. sibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. KING LEAR. The tragedy of Lear is deservedly celebrated among the dramas of Shakespeare. There is,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and mannerę of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, \vt-re to waste...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens and E ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...wash'd, with such a peace. [Exeunt. 9 < This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. ! Sec page 321. note 7. A SONG, SUNG BY GUtDEBtUS AND ABVIBAGUS OVEB FIDELE, SUPPOSED TO BE...
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Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1826
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation*. JOHNSON. * Johnson's remark on the gross incongruity of names and manners in this play is just, but...
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