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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 320
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...luckily : when " he defcribes c.ny thing, you more than fee it, you " feel it too. Thofe, who accufe him to have wanted " learning, give him the greater...commendation : he " was naturally learned: he needed not the fpeftacles " of books to read nature; lie looked inwards, and " found her there. I cannot fay he is...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...' luckily: When he defcribes any Thing, you more 4 than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe who accufe ' him to have wanted Learning, give him the greater...learned: He * needed not the Spectacles of Books to read Na* ture ; he looked inwards, and found her there. ' I cannot fay he is every where alike ; were he...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

English literature - 1774
...luckily: When he defcfibes any 1 hing, you more ' than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe who accufc •' him to have wanted Learning, give him the greater...learned: He ' needed not the Spectacles of Books to rea<i Na'* ture$ he looked inwards, and found her there. ' I cannot fay 'he is every where alike ;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...luckily : when M he defcribes any thing, you more than fee ir, you " feel it too; Thofe, who accufe him to have wanted " learning, give him the greater...he was naturally learned : he needed not the fpedtacles ' of books to read nature; he looked inwards, and " found her there. I cannot fay he is...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...luckily : when he defcribes any thing, you more tc than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe, who accufc tc him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation : he was naturally learned : he " needed not the fpeftacles of books to read na" rure; he looked inwards, and found her there. *' I cannot fayhe is...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1793
...but luckily : when he defcribes any thing, you more than fee it, you feel it too. Thofe, who accufe him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation ; he was naturally learned ; he needed not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot fay he is every...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...but luckily : when he defcribes any thing, you more than fee it, you feel it too. Thofs who accufe him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation: he was naturally learned ; he needed not the fpectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwardi and found her there. I cannot fay he is every...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...hut luckily : when he describes any thing, you more than fee it, you feel it too. Thols who accufe him to have wanted learning, give him the greater...commendation: he was naturally learned ; he needed not '.ht fpectacles of books to read nature ; h: looked inwards and found her there. I cannot fay he is...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...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 describes any thing, you more than see it, you "' It is curious to observe with what caution our author speaks, when he ventures to place Shakspcare...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...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 describes any thing, you more than see it, you 7 It is curious to observe with what caution our author speaks, when he ventures to place Shakspeare...
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