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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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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...reading was yet not rectified, nor his allusions understood ; yet then did Dryden pronounce, " that ll relent ; He 's coming, I perceive 't. Pne. Pray...the less, foul profanation. IMO». Thou 'it in the any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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Introduction to the Literature of Europe: In the Fifteenth ..., Volume 3

Henry Hallam - 1839
...Even Dryden, who came in a worse period, and had no undue reverence for Shakspeare, admits that " he was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...them not laboriously, but luckily : when he describes anv thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those who accuse his plays were not so frequently...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1839 - 679 pages
...Shakespeare is not only just, but uncommonly elegant and happy. " He was the man who, of all modern, ami perhaps ancient, poets, had the largest and most comprehensive...and he drew them not laboriously, but luckily. When lie describes any thing, you more than see it, you t'cel it too. They who accuse him of wanting learning,...
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William Shakespeare - 1841
...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...Nature were still present to him, and he drew them not lahoriously, but luckily : when he describes any thing, you more than see it, you feel it too. Those,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 pages
...however, learned to depend on his own myriad-minded genius, on bis own thousandtongued BOU!.] [• He ll be drew them not laboriously but luckily: is easy — InfacUi causa cuiris licet ate dittrto — But...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1842 - 311 pages
...justly ranks high among the prose writers of English literature. " To begin with Shakspeare. He is the man, who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets,...luckily ; when he describes anything, you more than see it—you feel it. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give him the greater commendation ;...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 pages
...the general effect of the work is weakened. Notes are often necessary, but they are necessary evils.' 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 2 have wanted learning give...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1843 - 311 pages
...justly ranks high among the prose writers of English literature. " To begin with Shakspeare. He is the man, who, of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets,...them not laboriously, but luckily ; when he describes any thing, you more than see it — you feel it. Those who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...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, yon more than see it, yon feel it too. Those, who accuse him to have wanted learning, give...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1844
...of them, in my opinion, at least his equal, perhaps his superior.* To hegin then with Shakspeare. He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient...nature were still present to him, and he drew them not lahoriously, hut luckily : when he descrihes any thing you more than s,*ei,, you feel it too. Those...
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