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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 92
1872 - 534 pages
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The Works of John Dryden,: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...them, in my opinion, at least his equal, perhaps his superior.* To begin then with Shakespeare. 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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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

1821
...in which they are severally appreciated at the present moment. " 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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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...were 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 everywhere alike; were he so,...
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Miscellaneous Selections and Original Pieces: In Prose and Verse ...

Elizabeth Chase - 1821 - 228 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 so,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1823
...reading was yet not rectified, nor his allusions understood; yet then did Dryden pronounce, " that Shakspeare was the man, who, of all modern and perhaps...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, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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 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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: The author's life ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...yet not rectified, nor his allusion-- understood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, that Shakespeare was the man, who, of all modern and perhaps ancient...he drew them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describe? 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, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...were 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...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 Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 687 pages
...the reading was yet Dot rectified, nor his allusions understood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, that Shakspeare was the " man, who, of all modern, and...them not laboriously, but luckily ; when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who nccuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 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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