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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 Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1833 - 1064 pages
...genius of bin age, and the opinions of his contemporaries. A finet who should now make the whole action jured the devil into: ") I assistance of supernatural agents, would be censured as transgressing the bounds of probability, be...
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Winter's tale. Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1

William Shakespeare - 1836
...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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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 Plays of William Shakspeare: Comedy of errors ; Macbeth ; King John ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1847
...genius of his age, iint! 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 SHAKSPEARE

1850
...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 he censured as transgressing the bounds of probability, be...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1850
...an 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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Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1857
...Shakspere's "Magic." " A poet," says the wise Lexicographer, " who should nota make the whole action of his tragedy depend upon enchantment, and produce the chief events by the assistance of supernatural agents, would 6e censurad os transgressing the bounds of probability, be...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Adapted for Family Reading

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1861 - 864 pages
...at his fall. To make a true estimate of the abilities and merits of a writer, it is always necessary eas(zA0 should noiv make the whole action of his drama depend on enchantment, and produce the thief events...
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The Spiritual Magazine, Volume 1

1866
...doctor : 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 ench ntment, and produce the chief events...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS AND POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

SAMUEL WLLER SINGER, F.S.A. - 1871
...apology for Shakspeare's magic ;—in which he says, * A poet who should now make the whole action er, assistance of supernatural agents, would be censured as transgressing the bounds of probability, be...
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