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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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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 6

1848
...which Dr. Blair quotes with approhation, "as not only just, hut uncommonly elegant and happy." " 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 ho descrihes any thing, you more than see it — you feel it, too. They...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - 1849 - 255 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 see it, you feel it, too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 pages
...imaginary conversation in which the Earl of Dorset bears a part : " 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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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 pages
...imaginary conversation in which the Earl of Dorset bears a part : " To begin, then, with Shakspeare. He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he deseribes anything, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 575 pages
...elements."* Take also the sentiments of the following writers who speak in accordance with this work : — " 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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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issues 1-50

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1896
...Shakspere appeared in the Essay on Dramatic Poesy so early as 1668 : — To begin, then, with Shakspere. 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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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1854
...the best character of Shakspeare that his 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 see it, you feel it, too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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The analysis of sentences explained and systematised, after Beckers' German ...

John Daniel Morell - 1854
...beginning of the Eussian campaign. But the demon, by whom he was possessed, urged him on to his fate. Shakspeare was the man, who of all modern and perhaps...him ; and he drew them not laboriously but luckily. Where he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him of having...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 pages
...served up to us in a diluted state by many a modern critic: — To begin, 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 lalx>riously, but luckily: when he describes any thing, you more than see it — you feel it too. Those...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...for those that read only to talk. — JOHNSON : Life of AJJisan. I5a To begin with Shakespeare. He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...All the images of nature were still present to him, imd he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anything, you more than see it, you...
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