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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 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...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of d ¡fièrent times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1833 - 1064 pages
...sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expenee t; tyslem of life, were In wacte criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection,...
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Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles

William Shakespeare - 1836
...Never was a war did cease, Ere bloody hands were washed, with such a peace. [Exeunt. THIS play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...detection, and too gross for aggravation.* JOHNSON. • On this critique of Johnson, Mr. Singer remarks :— " It is hardly necessary lo point out the...
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - 1838
...tediousness, and obscurity" — with much more to the like effect. Again we are told of one of his plays, — "To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility," &c. &c. This is a language by no means allowable in speaking of Shakspeare, — it is indeed far better...
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - 1838
...tediousness, and obscurity" — with much more to the like effect. Again we are told of one of his plays, — "To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism Xn unresisting imbecility," &c. &c. This is a language by no means wable in speaking of Shakspeare,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they arc obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark...different times, and the impossibility of the events J 1 1 anv system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cæser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...there.—Never was a war did cease, Ere bloody hands were washed, with such a peace. [Exeunt. THIS play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...detection, and too gross for aggravation.* JOHNSON. * On this crit1que of Johnson, Mr. Singer remarks:—" It is budly necessary to point out the extreme...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cæser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...Never was a war did cease, Ere bloody hands were washed, with such a peace. [Exeunt. THIS play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the,confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any...
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Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1841
...censure of Dr. Johnson, who decides its merits in the following summary manner : — ' This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism on unresisting imbecility ; on faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.' ARGUMENT....
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1842
...censure of Dr. Johnson, who decides its merits in the following summary manner : — ' This play has many just sentiments, some natural dialogues, and...events in any system of life, were to waste criticism on unresist1ng imbecility ; on faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation.' ARGUMENT....
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