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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 305
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature j the poet fhaf holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters...not modified by the customs of particular places, unpraftised by the rest of the world j by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...writers, at Icail above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cujloms of particular places, unpraftifed by the reft of the world; by the peculiarities of lludies...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1791
...all modern writers, the ' Poet of Nature ; the poet that holds out to his 'readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. '•His characters are not modified by the cuftoms '^of particular places, unpraftifed by the relbof the ' world ;, by the peculiarities of ftudies...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1793
...writers, at leaft above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places, unpractifed by the reft of the world ; by the peculiarities of ftudies...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1793
...above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places, unpraftifed by the reft of the world ; by the peculiarities of itudies...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - 1800
...writers, at leaft above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places, unprafliftd by the reft of the world ; by the peculiarities of {Indies...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...writers, at leaft above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. [His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places, unpracYifed by the reft of the world ; by the peculiarities of ftudies...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...writers, at leaft above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places, unpractifed by the reft of the world ; by the peculiarities of ftudies...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1804
...writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers, a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters...places, unpractised by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarilies of studies or professions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the accidents...
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The Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare: Printed Complete, with D. Samuel ...

William Shakespeare - 1802
...writers, at leaft above all modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters are not modified by the cuftoms of particular places, unpractifed by the reft of the world ; by the peculiarities of ftudies...
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