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" becaufe human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon certainty, never becomes infallible, and approbation, though long continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 602
1800
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...they devolved from one generation to another, have received new honours at every transmisButbecause human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shaksfieare has gained and kept...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honours at every transmission. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakspeare has gained and kept...
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Historical and critical matter The tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...desire of pleasure and are therefore praised only as pleasure is obDR.JOHNSON'S PREFACE. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakspeare has gained and kept...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...undertaken the revision, may now begin to assume the dignity of an anciejit, and claim the But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakepeare has gained and kept...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honours at every transmission. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakespeare has gained and kept...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honours at every transmission. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakespeare has gained and kept...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - 1816
...the pedant in who, when he offered his house to ried a brick in his pocket as a spe< But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...approbation, though long continued, may yet be only ('. It will not easily be imagined he Shakespeare excels in accommod sentiments to real life, but...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Some account of Shakespeare's ...

William Shakespeare - 1817
...sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and the mind can only repose on the stability of truth. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakespeare has gained and kept...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honours at every transmission. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakespeare has gained and kept...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...sudden wonder are soon exhausted, and the mind can only repose on the stability of truth. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion; it is proper to in-. quire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakspeare has gained and...
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