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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they arc obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...different times, and the impossibility of the events J 1 1 anv system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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. * On this crit1que of Johnson, Mr. Singer remarks:—" It is budly necessary to point out...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the,confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.* JOHNSON. * On this critique of Johnson , Mr. Singer remarks : — *' It is hardly necessary to point...
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Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1841
...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,...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism on unresisting imbecility ; on faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.' ARGUMENT....
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved text of E ...

William Shakespeare - 1842
...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,...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism on unresist1ng imbecility ; on faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.' ARGUMENT....
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The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most ..., Volume 2

John Colin Dunlop - Fiction - 1842
..."the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the manners of dilferent times, and the impossibility of the events in any...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." 10. Is Fontaine's Calendrier des Viellnrds. The concluding incident corresponds with one in the story...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1844
...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,...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism on unresisting imbecility ; on faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.' The...
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Studies of Shakspere, forming a companion volume to every edition of the text

Charles Knight - 1849
...reader rejoices at his fall." What, lastly, shall we say to the bow-wow about ' Cymbeline ? ' — " To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." All that we can in truth say of these startling things is this — that this learned, sensible, sometimes...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 360 pages
...what Dr. Johnson says, in a tone of eriticism which belongs as much to the age as to the man, about " the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct,...impossibility of the events in any system of life." When Johnson wrote this, he reposed upon an implicit belief in his own canons of eriticism — the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare...: Embracing a Life of ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Oliver William Bourn Peabody, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons, John Payne Collier - 1851
...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. * On th1s cr1t1que of Johnson, Mr. S1nger remarks : — " Ills hardly necessary to po1nt nut...
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