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" He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily: when he describes anything, you more than see... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page xci
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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Introduction to the Literature of Europe: In the Fifteenth ..., Volume 3

Henry Hallam - 1839
...Even Dryden, who came in a worse period, and had no undue reverence for Shakspeare, admits that " he was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anv thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse his plays were not so frequently...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1839 - 679 pages
...Shakespeare is not only just, but uncommonly elegant and happy. " He was the man who, of all modern, ami perhaps ancient, poets, had the largest and most comprehensive...and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily. When lie describes any thing, you more than see it, you t'cel it too. They who accuse him of wanting learning,...
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William Shakespeare - 1841
...JOHNSON S PREFACE. deformed with all the improprieties which ignorance and neglect could accumulate on him ; while the reading was yet not rectified, nor...Nature were still present to him, and he drew them not lahoriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 pages
...however, learned to depend on his own myriad-minded genius, on bis own thousandtongued BOU!.] [• He ll be drew them not laboriously but luckily: is easy — InfacUi causa cuiris licet ate dittrto — But...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1842 - 311 pages
...justly ranks high among the prose writers of English literature. " To begin with Shakspeare. He is the man, who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets,...them not laboriously, but luckily ; when he describes anything, you more than see it—you feel it. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1843 - 311 pages
...justly ranks high among the prose writers of English literature. " To begin with Shakspeare. He is the man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets,...describes any thing, you more than see it — you feel it. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation; he was naturally learned;...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 pages
...the general effect of the work is weakened. Notes are often necessary, but they are necessary evils.' Shakspeare was the man who, of all modern, and perhaps...luckily: when he describes any thing, you more than see it—you feel it too. Those who accuse him to 2 have wanted learning give him the greater commendation:...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...yet £HAK. I. k deformed with all the improprieties which ignorance and neglect could accumulate on him ; while the reading was yet not rectified, nor...laboriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, yon more than see it, yon feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1844
...of them, in my opinion, at least his equal, perhaps his superior.* To hegin then with Shakspeare. He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...nature were still present to him, and he drew them not lahoriously, hut luckily : when he descrihes any thing you more than s,*ei,, you feel it too. Those...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1844
...Through the deep windings of the human heatt, Is not wild Shakspeare thine ami Nature's boast! THOMSON. Shakspeare was the man, who, of all modern, and perhaps...comprehensive soul. All the images of Nature were ;-till present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but jackily : when he describes any thing,...
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