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" In restoring the author's works to their integrity, I have considered the punctuation as wholly in my power; for what could be their care of colons and commas, who corrupted words and sentences? "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts - Page 285
by Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 35

1765
...not been unfuccefsful. In reftoring the authour\ works to their integrity, I have confidered the I? punctuation as wholly in my power . for what could be their care of colon* and commas, who corrupted wordt and fentences. Whatever could bs done by adjulting points is...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1768
...abiurdities. In reiloring the authour's works to their integrity, I have cor.fidered the puniftnatton as wholly in my power: for what could be their care...corrupted words and fentences. Whatever could be done by adjnfting points is therefore filently performed, in fome plays with much diligence, in others with...
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Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1773
...interpofed as often as the fcene is changed, or any confiderable time is required to pafs. This method would at once quell a thoufand abfurdities. In reftoring...have confidered the punctuation as wholly in my power j for what could be their care of colons and commas, who corrupted words and fentences. Whatever could...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

1774
...interpofed as often as the Scene is changed, or any considerable Time is required to pafs. This Method would at once quell a thoufand Abfurdities, In reftoring...Care of Colons and Commas, who corrupted Words and Sentences ; Whatever could be done by adjuftingPoints is therefore filently performed, in ibme Plays...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces. ...

1774
...interpofed as often as the Scene is changed, or any considerable Time is required to pafs. This Method would at once quell a thoufand Abfurdities, In reftoring...Punctuation as wholly In my Power : For what could .be their Cafe of Colons and Commas, who corrupted Words and Sentences ; Whatever could be done by adjufting...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 375 pages
...interpofed as often as the Scene is changed, or any confiderable Time is required to pafs. This Method would at once quell a thoufand Abfurdities, In reftoring the Author's Works to their Integrity, 1 have confidered the Punctuation as wholly in my Power : For what could be their Care of Colons and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...interpofed as often as the fcene is changed, or any confiderable time is required to pafs. This method would at once quell a thoufand abfurdities. In reftoring...corrupted words and fentences. Whatever could be done oy adjufting points, is therefore filently performed, in fome plays, with much diligence, in others...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...quell a thousand absurdities. In restoring the author's works to their integrity, I have considered the punctuation as wholly in my power ; for what could...care of colons and commas, who corrupted words and sentences? Whatever could be done by adjusting points, is therefore silently performed, in some plays,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...interpofed as often as thefcene is changed, or .any confiderable time is required to pafs. This method would at once quell a thoufand abfurdities. In reftoring...care of colons and commas, who corrupted words and (entences ? Whatever could be done by adjufting points, is therefore iilently performed, in fome .plays...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1803
...quell a thousand absurdities. In restoring the author's works to their integrity, 1 have considered the punctuation as wholly in my power; for what could...care of colons and commas, who corrupted words and sentences ? Whatever could be done by adjusting points, is therefore silently performed, in some plays,...
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