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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 Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 pages
...immortal bard, no one has given so faithful a mirror of manners and of life. The characters in his plays are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world ; they are not influenced by the peculiarities of studies or i6a 163 professions, which can operate...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1876 - 600 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...not modified by the customs of particular places, unpracticed by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1878
...writers, at least above all moderf writers, the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to D* readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters...peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but on small numbers; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opin'ons: they are the genuine...
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Progress: A Monthly Magazine for the Working Classes

Working class - 1878
...modern writers — the poet of Nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of human life. His characters are not modified by the customs...rest of the world, by the peculiarities of studies and professions which can operate but upon small numbers, or by the accidents of transient fashions...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 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 are not modified by the customs of particular placeĢ, unpractised by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studios or professions, which...
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Our English Homer: Or, Shakespeare Historically Considered

Thomas William White - 1892 - 297 pages
...Shakspeare," as Dr. Johnson says, "is, above all modern writers, the poet that holds up to his hearers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. His characters...particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world, nor by the accident of transient fashions and temporary opinions, but are the genuine progeny of common...
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School Reading by Grades: First[-eighth] Year, Book 8

James Baldwin - Children's poetry - 1897
...least, above 10 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, unpracticed by 15 the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can...
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School Reading by Grades: Eighth Year

James Baldwin - Readers - 1897 - 240 pages
...least, above 10 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, unpracticed by 15 the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - Digital images - 1905 - 404 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...not modified by the customs of particular places, 5 unpractised by the rest of the world, by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate...
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English Studies in Interpretation and Composition for High Schools

Myra Soper Woodley, Oscar Israel Woodley - English language - 1906 - 331 pages
...writers, the poet of nature, the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and life. His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpracticed by the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate...
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