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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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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - 1869 - 324 pages
...his busy care and endeavour. John Dryden: 1631-1700. Shakspeare. 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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Essays on English writers, by the author of 'The gentle life'.

James Hain Friswell - 1869
...countrymen of the greatest, wisest, and gentlest Englishman that ever lived. John Dryden says of him, " 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,...
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CHOICE SPECIMENS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1870
...their nonage till these last appeared. SHAKSPEARE AND BEN JONSON. 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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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...encomiastic criticism ; exact without minuteness, and lofty without exaggeration." — "He (Shakespeare) 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 him...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - 1872 - 534 pages
...Education. [JOHN DRYDEN. 1636 — 1700.] THE GENIUS OF SHAKSPEARE, AND THE ELIZABETHAN DRAMATISTS. 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
...who, of all modern and perhaps ancient ]xts, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. All Ihe images of nature were still present to him. and he...describes any thing, you more than see it — you ftl it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the {.reater commendation : he...
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Shaksperean Statistics

Henry Thomas Hall - 1874 - 100 pages
...Poetry, in which Dryden puts Shakspere above all modern poets, and perhaps some ancient, as possessing "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." In 1675, Edward Phillips, nephew of the poet Milton,...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...DRAMATISTS. SHAKSPEAEE was the man who, of all modern and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and moat comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were...them not laboriously but luckily : when he describes anything, you not only see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have want of learning, give...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 118

1875
...man. It is only first-rate men that lead their age. But listen to what he says of Shakespeare : " 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 him...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 118

1875
...man. It is only first-rate men that lead their age. But listen to what he says of Shakespeare : " 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 him...
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