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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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...Witches. XN 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. A poet who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the -chief events...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1821
...genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events by the assistance of supernatural agents, would be censured as transgressing the bounds of probability, be...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: All's well that ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...MACBETH.] In order to make a true estimate of the ahilities and merit of a writer, it is always necessary to examine the genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet who should 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, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1823
...MACBETH. 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. A poet who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Witches. 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. A poet, who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...make a true estimate of the abilities and merit of a writer, it is always necessary to examine the i genius of his age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A poet, who should 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, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1826
...F 4 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. A poet who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes ..., Part 19, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1826
...apology for Shakspeare's magic;—in which he says, ' A poet, who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events by the assistance of supernatural agents, would be censured as transgressing the bounds of probability, be...
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Bolster's Quarterly Magazine. ..., Volume 1

1828
...thinking which were prevalent in his days — " A poet, he says, who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce .the chief events by the help of supernatural agents, would be centured as transgressing the bounds of probability, be banished...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...Johnson. " 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. A poet who should now make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events...
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