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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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1844 - 716 pages
...myriad-minded genius, on his own thousandtongued souL] [•He (Shakspeare) was the man who of all modem, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most...images of nature were still present to him, and he drew tbem not laboriously but luckily: is easy — /n/oei/i causa cuirit licet eat duerto — But to make...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 222 pages
...best character of Shakspeare that has ever been written.* * " To begin, then, with Shakspeare : he was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient,...them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anything, you more than sec it, you feel it, too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 222 pages
...character of Shakspeare that has ever been written.* • " To begin, then, with Shakspeare: he wę 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, too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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Literature, Ancient and Modern: With Specimens

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1845 - 336 pages
...thus briefly but happily delineated by Dryden : " He was the man who, of all modern, and perhaps all ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive...drew them, not laboriously, but luckily ; when he * For a full account of Shakspere, Bacon, and Milton, see Famma Men of Modern Times. describes any...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...Macbeth," and " Hamlet," are the most admired. CHARACTERISTIC SPIRIT AND STYLE. — " He [Shakspere] was the man, who of all modern and perhaps ancient...most comprehensive soul. All the images of nature 1 Steevens. 2 " How much," says Mr. Hallam, (Edinburgh Review, 1808,) " has been written upon Shakespeare...
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - 1846 - 344 pages
...of one's-self, and proclaiming it with the sound of a trumpet. " To begin, then, with Shakspeare. He was the man who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...them, not laboriously but luckily; when he describes anything, you more than see it—you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - 1847 - 72 pages
...when he cared less to keep on the mask.—Clarendon. SHAKESPEARE. To begin then, with Shakspeare. He was the man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient...them not laboriously, but luckily. When he describes anything, you more than see it—you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 4

1847
...so well excelled himself, says: " He was a man of all the moderns and perhaps the ancient poets who had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All the...them, not laboriously, but luckily. When he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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An Essay on English Poetry; with notices of the British poets. [Edited by ...

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 436 pages
...of blemishes to be deducted from his merits is not great, f and we should scarcely be thankful * [He (Shakspeare) was the man who of all modern, and perhaps...them not laboriously but luckily ; when he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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An Essay on English Poetry: With Notices of the British Poets

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 436 pages
...of blemishes to be deducted from his merits is not great,f and we should scarcely be thankful * [He (Shakspeare) was the man who of all modern, and perhaps...them not laboriously but luckily ; when he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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