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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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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 687 pages
...this play was written after Chapman had published his version of Homer. CYMBELINE. • THIS play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manner« of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, \vt-re to waste...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...1596, and again in 1598. The whole twenty-four of the Iliad appeared in 1611. — STEEVENS. sibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. KING LT3AR. The tragedy of Lear is deservedly celebrated among the dramas- of Shakespeare. There is,...
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Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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. * Johnson's remark on the gross incongruity of names and manners in this play is just, but it was the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826
...play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are ohtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the...detection, and too gross for aggravation*. JOHNSON. * Johnson's remark on the gross incongruity of names and manners in this play is just, but it was the...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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,...detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. ! Sec page 321. note 7. A SONG, SUNG BY GUtDEBtUS AND ABVIBAGUS OVEB FIDELE, SUPPOSED TO BE DEAD. BY...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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...the names and manners of different times, and the impossihility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism npon uuresisting imbecility,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...peace. [Exeunt. This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing .-cones, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity....manners of different times, and the impossibility nflhe events in anr system of ! irt , were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faulb...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...which the utmost efforts of art will be unavasling, is uniformly and happily supported. i This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.—JOHNSON. In this drama, poetical j ustice has been strictly observed, the vicious characters...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, with Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...sentiments, some natural dialogue», arid aome pleasing atenea, but they are obtained at the expenee of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction,...imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection, and ню çro*a for ftggramion.* JOHNSOi4. * Johnson1« remark on the gross incongruity of names and manners...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...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...the confusion of the names and manners of different limes, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting...
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