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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 Album of the Cambridge Garrick Club: Containing Original and Select ...

Cambridge Garrick Club - 1836 - 287 pages
...celebrated; and we are therefore willing to believe, that the approbation bestowed upon these shows, "though long continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion." " Nothing," says Dr. Johnson, f "can please many, and please long, but just representations...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most emiinent ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...at every transmission. lint because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon certainly, never becomes infallible ; and approbation, though...continued, may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakspearc has gained and kept...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honors 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 kepi...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1878
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honors at every transmission. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...though long continued, may yet be only the approbation nt prejudice or fashion; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shak*peare has...
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Englische synonymik: Grössere ausg. für lehrer und studierende

Clemens Klöpper - 1881 - 468 pages
...friends, power, influence. Not all kings have succeeded in gaining the love of the people (Trusler). Human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon certainty, never becomes infallible (Johnson). Neither Virgil nor Horace would have gained so great reputation in the world had they not...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Plays, and Poems ...

William Shakespeare - 1882 - 926 pages
...transmission * I!ut because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon certainty, never become« infallible ; and approbation, though long continued,...* may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion ; it is proper to inquire, by what peculiarities of excellence Shakspeare lias gained and kept...
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Complete Works: With Life, Compendium and Concordance, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1896
...artificial life afforded him, now only obscure the scenes which they once illuminated. 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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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...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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Nelson's Literature Readers, Book 2

Richard Garnett - 1905 - 464 pages
...devolved from one generation to another, have received new honours at every transmission. But because human judgment, though it be gradually gaining upon...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 Harvard Classics, Volume 39

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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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