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" His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 305
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...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...: they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, sucli as the world will always supply, and observation will always find. His persons act and speak...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...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...world; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, * "l'.-1 vein- atqne probns, centum qui perficit aanoa." tint. STEtVENS . which can operate but upon...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. II is characters are not modified by the cuatoms of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of stndies or professions, t " F>I vetifs atque probus, centum qui perficit tnnos." //or. STEEVENS. which...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 86, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1816
...what Dr. Johnson says of those of our own Sbakspearej may, in a great degree, be applied to his. "They are" not modified by the customs of particular places...rest of the world, by the peculiarities of studies of professions which can operate but upoti small numbers or by the accidents of transient fashions...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...modern writers, the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of mauners and of life. His characters are not modified by the...particular places, unpractised by the rest of the work!; by the peculiarities of studies or professions which can operate but upon small numbers; or...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - Children - 1816
...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...not modified by the customs of particular places, unpnctiied by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate...
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Studies in History; Containing the History of England, from Its ..., Volume 2

Thomas Morell - Great Britain - 1821
...poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. JHis characters are not modified by the customs of particular...of the world — by the peculiarities of studies or profesand still more those of contemporary bards, are soiled with ribaldry, obscenity, and profaneness,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1823
...writers, at least above alP modern writers, the poet of nature ; the poet that holds, up to his readers a faithful- mirror of manners and of life. His characters...the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as the [B3] world will always supply, and observation will always find. His .persons act and speak by the...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
.... irriter*, the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of mariners and of life. His characters are not modified by the customs of particular p!aces, unpractised by the rest of the world; by the particularities of studies or professions , which...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Source of the Pleasures Derived from Tragic ...

Martin M'Dermot - Acting - 1824 - 405 pages
...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 particularities of studies or professions, which can operate but on small numbers, or by the accidents...
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