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" Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem, and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation was at highest, Sir John Suckling, and with him the greater part of the courtiers, set our Shakespeare far above him. "
Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose - Page 888
by Vicesimus Knox - 1797
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1793
...'was no fubjefl of luhich any faet ever writ, but he would produce it MUCH BETTER done by Sbakffeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before...Fletcher and Jonfon, never equalled them to him in their eftcem : And in the laft king's court [that of Charles I.] when Ben's reputation was at higheft, Sir...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...confideration of this made Mr Hales of Eaton fay, that there was no fubject of which any poet ever writ, but h: would produce it much better treated in Shakefpeare;...lived, which had contemporaries with him Fletcher and Jor.fon, never equalled them to him in their efteem. And in the lall king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 2

John Dryden - 1800 - 596 pages
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it much better done in Shakspeare ;9 and however others are now generally preferred before...lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...was no Jutjetl of which any poet ever writ, tut he would produce it MUCH BETTER done by Shak/peare ; and however others are now generally preferred before...equalled them to him in their efteem : And in the laft king's court [that ot Charles I.] when Ben's reputation was at highelt, Sir John Suckling, and...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it much better done in Shakspeare ; and however others are now generally preferred* before...lived, Which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jotison, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it muqh better done in Shakspeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before him, yet the age wherein he lived, had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it much better done in Shakespeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before...lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem: and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...was no subject of which any poet ever wrote but he could produce it much better done in Shakespeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before...lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...subject of •which ant; poet ever writ, but he would produce it MT-CH BETTER done by Shakspeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before...lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson. never equalled them to him in their esteem: and in the last king's court [that of Charles I,]...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...VMSno subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it MUCH BETTER done by Shakspeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before...lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and' in the last king's court [that of Charles...
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