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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 248
by William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson - 1803
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 19

Religion - 1862
...to its reserved beauty and its endless variety. " The irregular combinations," says Dr. Johnson, " of fanciful invention may delight awhile, by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest ; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 19

Theology - 1862
...to its reserved beauty and its endless variety. " The irregular combinations," says Dr. Johnson, " of fanciful invention may delight awhile, by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest ; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and...
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...has gained and kept the favour of his countrymen. Nothing can please many, and please long, but just representations of general nature. Particular manners...delight awhile, by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest ; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and...
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The Pulpit Analyst

Hodder and Stoughton - 1868
...to its reserved beauty and its endless variety. " The irregular combinations," says Dr, Johnson, " of fanciful invention may delight awhile by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and the...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare, Abraham John Valpy, Samuel Johnson - 1878
...had gained and kept the favor of his countrymen. , Nothing can please many, and please long, but just representations of general nature. Particular manners...invention may delight awhile, by that novelty of which thi common satiety of life send-' us all in quest; the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Plays, and Poems ...

William Harness - 1882 - 926 pages
...countrymen Nothing can please many and please long, bui just representations of general nature. Particulai ry Percy, and the prince of Wales. //1. Nor shall...were now as great as mine ! P Hen. I'll make it gr satiety of life sends us all in quest ; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and...
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...has gained and kept the favour of his countrymen. Nothing can please many, and please long, but just representations of general nature. Particular manners...delight awhile, by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and the...
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...has gained and kept the favour of his countrymen. Nothing can please many, and please long, but just representations of general nature. Particular manners...delight awhile, by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest ; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and...
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Nelson's Literature Readers, Book 2

Richard Garnett - Readers - 1905 - 464 pages
...has gained and kept the favour of his countrymen. Nothing can please many, and please long, but just representations of general nature. Particular manners...delight awhile by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and the...
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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 206 pages
...Nothing can please many, and please long, but just representations of general nature. Particular manner, can be known to few, and therefore few only can judge...delight a-while, by that novelty of which the common satiety of life sends us all in quest ; but the pleasures of sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and...
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