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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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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866 - 438 pages
...24th), in the seventieth year of her age, and forty-fifth of her reign. Hume. SHAKSPEAKE AND BEN JONSON. Shakspeare was the man who, of all modern, and perhaps...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 literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867 - 458 pages
...of them, in my opinion, at least his equal, perhaps his superior. To begin, then, with Shakspere. 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. Those who 3accuse him to have wanted learning,...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 570 pages
...imaginary conversation in which the Earl of Dorset bears a part : " To begin, then, with Shakspeare. 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. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning give...
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The Book of Elegant Extracts

Book - English literature - 1868 - 168 pages
...the flame ; — Oh! need 1 tell that passion's name? Sir W. SHAKESPEARE AND BEN JONSON. CHAKESPEARE 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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868 - 530 pages
...right to command JOHN DRYDEN.1 1. SHAKSPEARE.' (7BOM THB "ESSAY OF DRAMATIC POESY," PUBLISHED IN 1667.) SHAKSPEARE was the man who, of all modern, and perhaps...comprehensive soul. All the images of nature were still (constantly) present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anything,...
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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 344 pages
...his busy care and endeavour. John Dryden: 1631-1700. Shakspeare. To begin, then, with Shakspeare. 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. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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Essays on English writers, by the author of 'The gentle life'.

James Hain Friswell - 1869 - 496 pages
...countrymen of the greatest, wisest, and gentlest Englishman that ever lived. John Dryden says of him, " 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. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning,...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature

William Smith, Benjamin Nicholas Martin - English literature - 1870 - 482 pages
...their nonage till these last appeared. SHAKSPEARE AND BEN JONSON. To begin, then, with Shakspeare. 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. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 644 pages
...encomiastic criticism ; exact without minuteness, and lofty without exaggeration." — "He (Shakespeare) 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 him...
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The key to Morell's Graduated exercises in grammar and analysis, with notes ...

William Browning Morgan - 1870 - 156 pages
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