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" I am as sorry as if the original fault had been my fault, because myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professes: besides, divers of worship have reported his uprightness of dealing which argues his honesty,... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare - Page 19
by William Shakespeare - 1826
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...not so much spare as since I wish I had; because myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professes : besides, divers...facetious grace in writing, that approves his art." On the whole, we can readily pardon the malice of Greene's assault for the sake of this tribute, which...
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The life of Christopher Marlowe. Tamberlaine the Great, pts. I-II. The Jew ...

Christopher Marlowe - Dramatists, English - 1826
...did not so much spare as since I wish I had, for that as I have moderated the hate of living writers, and might have used my own discretion (especially...facetious grace in writing that approves his art. For the first whose learning I reverenced and at the perusing of Greene's book struck out what then...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Seven ages ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...I wish I had; for that, as I have moderated the hate of living authors, and might have Used my owu discretion, (especially in such a case, the author...and his facetious grace in writing, that approves bis art." Shakspeare was now twenty-eight years of age ; and this testimony of a contemporary, who...
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The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Volumes 1-3

Christopher Marlowe - Dramatists, English - 1826
...living writers, and might have used my own discretion (especially in such a case, the author bcin,j dead) that I did not I am as sorry as if the original...facetious grace in writing that approves his art. For the first •hose learning I reverenced and at the perusing of Greene's book struck out what then...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 27

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1835
...their disproof — " myselfe hath seene his demeanour no less civil than excellent in the qualitie he professes. Besides, divers of worship, have reported...facetious grace in writing that approves his art." It is easy to perceive the source of this unwilling praise, and to fancy how little the pleasure was...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871
...the original fault had been my fault, because myself have seen his demeanour no less civil, than he excellent in the quality he professes. Besides, divers...and his facetious grace in writing that approves his art.'f These testimonies alike to his genius and the spotless integrity of the poet's conduct, so different...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Life. New facts regarding the life ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
..." I care not if I never be. The other " (who must necessarily be Shakspeare), " whom at that time I did not so much spare as since I wish I had ; for...acquainted with him, and was himself an actor, in favor of his moral and his professional excellence, must be admitted as of considerable value. It is...
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Pierce Penniless's supplication to the Devil

Thomas Nash - Performing Arts - 1842 - 108 pages
...seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professed : besides [he adds] divers of worship have reported his uprightness of...facetious grace in writing, that approves his art," (p. iv.) This was intended by Chettle, and no doubt received by Shakespeare, as sufficient amends for...
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Pierce Penniless's Supplication to the Devil, Issue 12

Thomas Nash - England - 1842 - 108 pages
...seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professed : besides [he adds] divers of worship have reported his uprightness of...facetious grace in writing, that approves his art," (p. iv.) This was intended by Chettle, and no doubt received by Shakespeare, as sufficient amends for...
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Publications, Volume 12

Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - 1842
...seen his demeanour no less civil than he excellent in the quality he professed : besides [he adds] divers of worship have reported his uprightness of...facetious grace in writing, that approves his art," (p. iv.) This was intended by Chettle, and no doubt received by Shakespeare, as sufficient amends for...
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