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" He is the very Janus of poets ; he wears almost everywhere two faces; and you have scarce begun to admire the one, ere you despise the other. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 220
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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Shakespeare's Centurie of Prayse: Being Materials for a History of Opinion ...

Clement Mansfield Ingleby - English poetry - 1874 - 362 pages
...he wears almofl everywhere two faces : and you have fcarce begun to admire the one, e're you defpife the other. Neither is the luxuriance of Fletcher, (which his friends have taxed in him,) a lefs fault than the careleffnefs of Shakefpear. * * * * Shakefpear fhow'd the befl of his fkill in...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 249

Early English newspapers - 1880
...to so low expressions as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets : he wears almost everywhere two faces; and you have scarce begun to admire the one ere you despise the other Let us, therefore, admire the beauties and the heights of Shakespeare, without falling after him into...
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 10

Art - 1881
...to so low expressions as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets ; he wears almost everywhere two faces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the one, ere you despise the other. Let us, therefore, admire the beauties and the heights of Shakespeare, without falling after him into...
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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
...thought to so low expressions as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets; he wears almost everywhere six feet, even though they be not driven to the extremity of craving it as a boon, Of the Elizabethan audiences he writes, "They knew no better, and therefore were satisfied with what...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1104 pages
...expressions as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets ; he wears almost everywhere two laces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the one ere you despise the other." Of the Elizabethan audiences he writes, "They knew no better, and therefore were satisfied with what...
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The Works of John Dryden: Dramatic works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1883
...to so low expressions, as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets ; he wears almost everywhere two faces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the..." Fletcher, which his friends have taxed in him, a i'J less fault than the carelessness of Shakespeare. He does not well always ; and, when he does, }...
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Essays of John Dryden: Introdcution. List of Dryden's works. Epistle ...

John Dryden - Criticism - 1900
...so low expressions, as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets ; he wears to almost everywhere two faces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the...Shakespeare. He does not well always ; and, when he does, 15 he is a true Englishman ; he knows not when to give over. If he wakes in one scene, he commonly...
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Essays of John Dryden: Introduction ; List of Dryden's works ; Epistle ...

John Dryden - Criticism - 1900
...so low expressions, as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets ; he wears 10 almost everywhere two faces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the...Shakespeare. He does not well always; and, when he does, 15 he is a true Englishman ; he knows not when to give over. If he wakes in one scene, he commonly...
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Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist: With an Account of His Reputation at ...

Thomas R. Lounsbury - 1901 - 449 pages
...to such low expressions as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets : he wears almost everywhere two faces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the one ere you despise the other." 1 To the same effect spoke Crowne, a few years later, in dedicating to Sir Charles Sedley his adaptation...
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Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist: With an Account of His Reputation at ...

Thomas R. Lounsbury - 1901 - 449 pages
...to such low expressions as he often does. He is the very Janus of poets : he wears almost everywhere two faces ; and you have scarce begun to admire the one ere you despise the other." l To the same effect spoke Crowne, a few years later, in dedicating to Sir Charles Sedley his adaptation...
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