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" IN order to make a true estimate of the abilities and merit of a writer, it is always necessary to examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: With Corrections and ... - Page 441
by William Shakespeare - 1778
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Shakespear Illustrated, Or, The Novels and Histories, on which the ..., Volume 1

Charlotte Lennox - 1753
...think I cannot confer a greater Obligation on the Reader than by tranfcribfng *hefe Paflages here. In order to make a true Eftimate of the Abilities...and- the Opinions of his Contemporaries." " A Poet wno fhouldnow make thewhofe A&ion of his Tragedy depend upon Enchantment, and produce the chief Events...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764
...the machinery, on which the plot is in a great meafure founded* Mr. Johnfon juftly obferves*, "Thai in order to make a true eftimate of the abilities and merit of a writer, it is always necefiary to examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his cotemporanes. A poet who fliould...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1765
...done, When the Battle's loft and won. 3 Witch. That will be ere Set of Sun. Enter three Jfitcbei.] In order to make a true eftimate of the abilities...examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his cotemporaries. A poet who fliould now make the whole aftion of his tragedy depend upon enchantment,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...diflertation on that fubject, was thought too valuable to be rejected, and is therefore here inferted.] In order to make a true eftimate of the abilities and merit of a writer, it is always necefiary to examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who fhould...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. In Fourteen Volumes. Vol. XIV.

Samuel Johnson - 1788 - 558 pages
...ferious notice." a'f Preface ta Sbafypearc. £. . NOTE I, - TACTI, SCENE I. Enter three Witches* IN order to make a true eftimate of the abilities...contemporaries. A poet who fhould now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events by the afiiftance of fupernatural...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: In Thirteen Volumes, Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1788
...below a ferious notice." ti Prefect " Shakffeart. £. NOTE I. ACT I, SCENE I. Enter three Witches, IN order to make a true eftimate of the abilities and merit of a writer, it is always necefTaty to examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who fhould...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1790
...and Ar. Atttmpt to afcei tain the order if Staltjfun'i flays, Vol.1. MALONE. * Eater three Witclci.] In order to make a true eftimate of the abilities and merit of a writer, it is always necefiary to examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who fliould...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...notice," K'arburton's Preface to Shakcffcare. E. NOTE I. ACT I- SCENE I. Enter three Witches, I. N order to make a true eftimate of the abilities and...and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who Ihould now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1793
...the nofe." See alfo (jammer Gurlen's Needle, Dairton and Pythias, tec. MALONI. MACBETH/ * MACBETH.] In order to make a true eftimate of the abilities...and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who (hould now make the whole aftion of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1797
...MACBETH. MACBETH.* *#* In order to make a true eft'mate of the abilities and merit of a. writer, ir is always necefl'ary to examine the genius of his...and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who fliould now make the whole action of his tiagrdy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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