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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E. Malone] with ... - Page cvii
by William Shakespeare - 1832
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays..

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...learning, give him the greater com" mendation : he was naturally learned: he needed *' not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he ** looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot *' fay he is every where alike ; were he fo, I mould " do him injury to compare him with the greateft...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1768
...learning, give him the greater com" mendation : he was naturally learned : he needed " not the fpectacles of books to read nature; he " looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot " fay he is every where alike; were he fo, I fhould " do him injury to compare him with the greateft...
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Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1773
...luckily : when " he defcribes c.ny thing, you more than fee it, you " feel it too. Thofe, who accufe him to have wanted " learning, give him the greater...commendation : he " was naturally learned: he needed not the fpeftacles " of books to read nature; lie looked inwards, and " found her there. I cannot fay he is...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 375 pages
...' luckily: When he defcribes any Thing, you more 4 than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe who accufe ' him to have wanted Learning, give him the greater...learned: He * needed not the Spectacles of Books to read Na* ture ; he looked inwards, and found her there. ' I cannot fay he is every where alike ; were he...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

English literature - 1774
...luckily: When he defcfibes any 1 hing, you more ' than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe who accufc •' him to have wanted Learning, give him the greater...learned: He ' needed not the Spectacles of Books to rea<i Na'* ture$ he looked inwards, and found her there. ' I cannot fay 'he is every where alike ;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...luckily : when M he defcribes any thing, you more than fee ir, you " feel it too; Thofe, who accufe him to have wanted " learning, give him the greater...he was naturally learned : he needed not the fpedtacles ' of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and " found her there. I cannot fay he is...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...luckily : when he defcribes any thing, you more tc than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe, who accufc tc him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation : he was naturally learned : he " needed not the fpeftacles of books to read na" rure; he looked inwards, and found her there. *' I cannot fayhe is...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1793
...but luckily : when he defcribes any thing, you more than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe, who accufe him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation ; he was naturally learned ; he needed not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot fay he is every...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...but luckily : when he defcribes any thing, you more than fee it, you feel it too. Thofs who accufe him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation: he was naturally learned ; he needed not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwardi and found her there. I cannot fay he is every...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...hut luckily : when he describes any thing, you more than fee it, you feel it too. Thols who accufe him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation: he was naturally learned ; he needed not '.ht fpectacles of books to read nature ; h: looked inwards and found her there. I cannot fay he is...
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