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" Shakespeare approximates the remote and familiarizes the wonderful; the event which he represents will not happen, but if it were possible its effects would probably be such as he has assigned; and it may be said that he has not only shown human nature... "
Historical and critical matter The tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry ... - Page 3
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he represents will not happen ; but, if it were possible, its effects would probably be such...assigned ; and it may be said, that he has not only shewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as as it would be found in trials, to which it...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...effeits would probably be fuch as he has aiTigned ; and it may be faiJ, thai he has not only (hewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as...it would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his drama is the mirror of life; that he...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1793
...еЯесЪ would be probably fuch as he has affigned : and it may be faid, that he has not only ihewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as it would be found in trials to which it cannot be expofed. This, therefore, is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his drama is the mirrour of life ; that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...effects would probably be ftach as he has affigned ; and it may be faid, that he lr.s not only fhewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as...it would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Shakefpeare, that his <Jrarna_js_the mirror of life; that...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...effects would probably be fuch as he has affigned ;7 and it may be faid, that he has not only fhown human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as...it would be found in trials, to which it cannot be expofed. This therefore is the praife of Shakfpeare, that his drama is the mirror of life ; that he...
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Essay on Irish Bulls

Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth - Bulls, Colloquial - 1803 - 308 pages
...Dr. Johnson, the leviathan of english literature. In his celebrated preface to Shakspeare he says, that ' he has not only shown human nature as it acts in. real exigencies, but as it would be found in situations to which it cannot be exposed.' These are his own words; I think I remember them accurately."...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful; the event which he represents will not happen, but, if it were possible, its effects would probably be such...assigned ; and it may be said, that he has not only shewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as it would be found in trials, to which it'...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1806
...the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he represents will not happen, but if it were possible, its effects would probably be .such...assigned ; and it may be said, that he has not only shewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as it would be found in trials to which it cannot...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Children - 1808 - 1120 pages
...remote, and familiarizes the wonderfn. ; the event which he represents will not happen ; but, if it " shewn human nature as it acts in real exigencies, but as it would be found in trials, to which it cannot...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he represents will not happen, but, if it were possible, its effects would probably be such...cannot be exposed. This therefore is the praise of Shaksficare, that his drama is the mirror of life ; that he who has mazed his imagination, in following...
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