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" It is of all things the most instructive, to see not only the reflection of manners and characters at several periods, but the modes of making their reflection, and the manner of adapting it at those periods to the taste and disposition of mankind. The... "
Life of Edmond Malone, Editor of Shakespeare: With Selections from His ... - Page 169
by Sir James Prior - 1860 - 476 pages
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The School of Shakspere: Biography of Sir Thomas Stucley. The famous history ...

Richard Simpson - English drama - 1878
...connection must exist when, congratulating Malone on his history of the stage, he wrote : " The stage may be considered as the republic of active literature,...state. The great events of political history, when 1 Introduction prefixed to the reprint of " A Larum for London " (Lmymans, 1872), intended by Mr Simpson...
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The School of Shakspere: Biography of Sir Thomas Stucley. The famous history ...

William Shakespeare, J. W. M. Gibbs, Frederick James Furnivall - 1878
...connection must exist when, congratulating Malone on his history of the stage, he wrote : " The stage may be considered as the republic of active literature, and its history as tlie history of that state. The great events of political history, when 1 Introduction prefixed to...
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A study of the drama

Brander Matthews - Drama - 1910 - 320 pages
...Passion-Play Stage at Valenciennes . . . 292 A STUDY OF THE DRAMA CHAPTER I THE STUDY OF THE DHAMA A history of the stage is no trivial thing to those...characters of men, must be a study of an inferior nature. — EDMUND BURKE, Letter to Edmund Malane. He therefore who is acquainted with the works which have...
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A Study of the Drama

Brander Matthews - Drama - 1910 - 320 pages
...STUDY OF THE DRAMA A history of the stage is no trivial thing to those who wish to study human Mature in all shapes and positions. It is of all things the...characters of men, must be a study of an inferior nature. — EDMUND BUKKE, Letter to Edmund Malane. He therefore who is acquainted with the works which have...
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The Study and practice of writing English

Gerhard Richard Lomer, Margaret Ashmun - 1914 - 342 pages
...by the Deus ex Machina. Within the action there must be nothing irrational." ARISTOTLE: Poetics. 4. "The stage indeed may be considered as the republic...active literature, and its history as the history of the state." EDMUND BURKE : Letter to Edmund Malone. 5. "When my subject is good, when my scenario is...
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The Study and Practice of Writing English

Gerhard Richard Lomer, Margaret Ashmun - English language - 1914 - 342 pages
...by the Deus ex Machina. Within the action there must be nothing irrational." ARISTOTLE: Poetics. 4. "The stage indeed may be considered as the republic...active literature, and its history as the history of the state." EDMUND BURKE : Letter to Edmund Malone. 5. "When my subject is good, when my scenario is...
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Shakespeare's Theater

Ashley Horace Thorndike - Theater - 1916 - 472 pages
...all shapes and positions. It is of all things the most instructive, to see not only the reflections of manners and characters at several periods, but...and its history as the history of that state." The study of Shakespeare's theater virtually began with the researches of Edmund Malone, which were embodied...
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Selected Letters of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke, Harvey C. Mansfield - History - 1984 - 497 pages
...have yet done, when I have got such a commentator'. The Stage indeed may be considerd as the Republick of active Literature; and its History as the History...manners and Characters of men, must be a study of an inferiour nature. You have taken infinite pains, and pursued your Enquiries with great Sagacity, not...
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The Invention of Middle English: An Anthology of Primary Sources

David Matthews - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 244 pages
...of Babylon'. 'It is of all things (says Burke) the most instructive, to see not only the reflections of manners and characters at several periods, but...Literature, and its history as the history of that state'. It is under these impressions that the Editor has presented, as it were anew, these singular productions:...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 113

1813
...periods to the taste and disposition of mankind. The Stage indeed may be considered as the republick of active literature, and its history as the history...characters of men, must be a study of an inferior nature. of the first ; and rendered more clear in points where I thought, in looking over again what I had...
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