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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... "
A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose - Page 94
1872 - 534 pages
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1814
...is so ample and judicious, that it renders further commendation superfluous. " Shakespear (says he) was the man who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient...them not laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. He needed not the spectacles of books to read nature...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, you inore than see it, you feel it too. Those, who accuse him...learned ; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. I cannot say he is every where alike ; were he...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...still present to him, and he drew them noI laboriously, bnt luckily : when he deseribes any thine, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who...naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of hooks to read nature ; he looked mwards, and found her there. I cannot say be is every where alike;...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1815 - 544 pages
...character which Dryden has drawn of ^hakcspeare is not only just, but uncommonly elegant and happy. ' He was the man, who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...them not laboriously, but luckily. When he describes any thing, you more than see it ; you feel it too. They who accuse him of wanting learning, give him...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

1845 - 818 pages
...one's-self, and proclaiming it with the sound of a trumpet. 1 " To begin, then, with Shakspeare. He was the man who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...them, not laboriously but luckily; when he describes any thing, you more than see it — you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1818 - 420 pages
...was yet not rectified, nor his allusions understood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, that Shakespeare was the "man, who, of all modern 'and perhaps ancient...them not laborious'ly, but luckily: when he describes any thing, you ' more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse ' him to have wanted learning,...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
...passion in both. The Tancred and Sigismunda is the only general ex* " To begin then with Shakspeare; he was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...them not laboriously, but luckily: when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
...still present to him, and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse...learned : he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards and found her there. I cannot say, he is every where alike; were he...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 410 pages
...paragraph : — ' To begin then with Shakspeare. He was the man, who, of all modern, and perhaps all ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive...them, not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...was yet not rectified, nor his allusions understood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, that Shakespeare was the " man " who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...not laboriously, but luckily : when he " describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel *' it too. Those who accuse him to have wanted «' learning,...
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