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" This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of... "
The Plays - Page 114
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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Philological tracts, &c

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...is a proof that this play was written after Chapman had published his version of Homer. CYMBELINE. obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. KING LEAK. The tragedy of " Lear" is deservedly celebrated among the dramas of Shakespeare. There is...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Never was a war did cease, Ere bloody hands were wash'd, with such a peace. [Exeunt. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. SONG, SUNG il\ GUIDEHIU8 AND ARVIRAGU8 OVER FIDELE, SUPPOSED TO BE DEAD. BY MR. WILLIAM COLLINS. To fair...
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Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...that this play was written after Chapman had published his version of Homer. CYMBELINE. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. KING LEAR. The tragedy of Lear is deservedly celebrated among the dramas of Shakespeare. There is perhaps...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...that this play was written after Chapman had published his version of Homer. CYMBELINE. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. KING LEAR. The tragedy of" Lear" isdeservedly celebrated among the dramas of Shakespeare. There is...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - 1824
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expence of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecillity, upon faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." How would a modern...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Never was a war did cease, Ere bloody hands were wash'd, with such a peace. [Exeunt. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of difieren! times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to wastę criticism...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...this play was written after Chapman had published his version of Homer''. CYMBELINE. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...the names and manners of different times, and the imposh The first seven books of Chapman's Homer were published in the year 1 596 , and again in 1598....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...this play was written after Chapman had published his version of Homeri'. CYMBELINE. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...the names and manners of different times, and the impos* The first seven books of Chapman's Homer were published in the year 1596, and again in 1598....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...that this play was written after Chupman had published his version of Homerb. CYMBELINE. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...the names and manners of different times, and the impos1 The first seven books of Chapman's Homer were published in the year 1596. and again in 1598....
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Edinburgh Dramatic Review, Volumes 3-5

1825
...Westward far Smelts. DrJohnson observes, that it " has many just sentiments, ?ome natural dialogue, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at...manners of different times, and the impossibility of events in any system of life, were to waste words upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident...
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