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" In his comic scenes he is seldom very successful when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness and contests of sarcasm; their jests are commonly gross and their pleasantry licentious; neither his gentlemen nor his ladies have much delicacy,... "
Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ... - Page xxvii
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - Great Britain - 1838
...successful when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness, and contests of sarcasm ; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious ; neither his gentlemen nor ladies have much delicacy, nor are sufficiently distinguished from his clowns by any appearance of...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1839
...successful when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness and contests of sarcasm; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious...from his clowns by any appearance of refined manners. Whether he represented the real conversation of his time is not easy to determines; the reign of Elizabeth...
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William Shakespeare - 1841
...successful, when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness and contests of sarcasm ; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious ; neither his gentlemen nor his ladies bare much delicacy, nor are sufficiently distinguished from his clowns by any appearance of refined...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...successful, when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness and contests of sarcasm ; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious...from his clowns by any appearance of refined manners. Whether he represented the real conversation of his time is not easy to determine : the reign of Elizabeth...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...successful, when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness and contests of sarcasm ; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious ; neither his gentlemen nor his ladies hare much delicacy, nor are sufficiently distinguished from his clowns hy any appearance of refined...
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Shakespeare Commentaries, Volume 2

Georg Gottfried Gervinus - 1863
...in whom he permits great freedom of speech, and Johnson never said anything more untrue, than that "neither his gentlemen nor his ladies have much delicacy, nor are sufficiently distinguishable from his clowns by any appearance of refined manners." It is only a certain class of...
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Shakespeare Commentaries, Volume 2

Georg Gottfried Gervinus - 1863
...in whom he permits great freedom of speech, and Johnson never said anything more untrue, than that "neither his gentlemen nor his ladies have much delicacy, nor are sufficiently distinguishable from his clowns by any appearance of refined manners." It is only a certain class of...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1878
...successful, when he engages his characters in reciprocations of smartness and contests of sarcasm; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious...distinguished from his clowns by any appearance of n fined manners. Whether he represented the real conversation of his time is not easy to determine:...
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The Complete Works of William Shakspeare: Comprising His Plays and Poems ...

William Shakespeare - 1882 - 926 pages
...smartness and contests of sarcasm ; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious j taite For valour, is not love a Hercules, Still climbing...sphinx -. as sweet, and musical. As bright Apollo's l Whether he represented the real conversation of his time is not easy to determine ; the reign of Elizabeth...
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Shakespeare, from an American Point of View: Including an Inquiry as to His ...

George Wilkes - Religion in literature - 1882 - 471 pages
...successful, when he engages his characters in reciprocation of smartness and contests of sarcasm ; their jests are commonly gross, and their pleasantry licentious...gentlemen nor his ladies have much delicacy, nor are they sufficiently distinguished from his clowns by any appearance of refined manners. Whether he represented...
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