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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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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 574 pages
...the man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive sonl. All the images of nature were still present to him,...laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing, yon more than see it—- you feel it too. Those who accuse him of having wanted learning, give him...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859 - 612 pages
...and nothing lost out of nature, though everything is altered. 3. SHAKSPERE AND BEN JONSON. Shakspcre 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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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1859 - 482 pages
...of them, in my opinion, at least his equal, perhaps his superior.* To hegin then with Shakspeare. He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were •;till present to him, and he drew them not lahoriously, hut luckily : when he deserihes any thing,...
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The Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - English literature - 1860 - 580 pages
...and nothing lost out of nature, though everything is altered. 3. SHAKSPERE AND BEN JONSON. Shakspere 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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A Catalogue of Books, the Property of a Political Economist: With Critical ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Catalogs, Dictionary - 1862 - 432 pages
...a model of encomiastic criticism ; exact without minuteness, and lofty without exaggeration." " 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. They who accuse him of wanting learning give him...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863 - 788 pages
...served up to us in a diluted state by many a modern critic:—" To begin, then, with Shakspeare. He was the man who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...luckily: when he describes any thing, you more than see it—you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation:...
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864 - 800 pages
...imitated, while he was yet deformed with all the improprieties which ignorance and neglect could accumulate upon him, while the reading was yet not rectified,...the images of nature were still present to him, and drew them not laboriously, but luckily ; when he describes anything, you more than see it, you feel...
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Shakespere's garden; or, The plants and flowers named in his works described ...

Sidney Beisly - 1864 - 200 pages
...Dryden, who read Shakspere's works before any corrections or emendations were made, says : ' Shakspere 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. John Milton, when he was 24 years of age, wrote the...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 784 pages
...served up to us in a diluted state by many a modeiu critic: — "To begin, then, with Shakspeare. He was the man who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...drew them, not laboriously, but luckily : when he descrilws any thing, you more than see it — you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted...
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Shakespeare's Editors and Commentators

William Robson Arrowsmith - 1865 - 376 pages
...the Shrew, Henry V., and a Midsummer Night's Dream, 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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