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" His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary... "
The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E. Malone] with ... - Page lviii
by William Shakespeare - 1832
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 776 pages
...peculiarities of studies or profes sions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the acci dents of transient fashions or temporary opinions they are...all minds are agitated, and the whole system of life ia continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual : in...
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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 pages
...; they are not influenced by the peculiarities of studies or i6a 163 professions, which can operate on small numbers, or by the accidents of transient...life is continued in motion. In the writings of other dramatists, a character is too often an individual; in those of Shakespeare, it is commonly a species....
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1878
...accidents of transient fashions or temporary opin'ons: they are the genuine progeny of common hunvmity, such as the world will always supply, and observation...principles by which all minds are agitated, and the wno.'e system of lile Is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too olten...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studios or professions, which can operate but upon d be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against...see a kind of homicide may be thus committed, somet think by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds arc agitated, and...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but upon ?, + Hls persons act and think by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds...
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Doctor Johnson: His Life, Works & Table Talk

James Macaulay - 1884 - 156 pages
...by the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of studies or professions which can operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions...observation will always find. His persons act and speakby the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 43; Volume 106

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1886
...and kept the favor of his countrymen." His answer is, that Shakespeare is the poet of nature, that his persons act and speak by the influence of those...passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, that his characters are men and not heroes ; the course of the world around them being expressed, ''...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 43

1886
...and kept the favor of his countrymen." His answer is, that Shakespeare is the poet of nature, that his persons act and speak by the influence of those...passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, that his characters are men and not heroes ; the course of the world around them being expressed, "...
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Our English Homer: Or, Shakespeare Historically Considered

Thomas William White - 1892 - 297 pages
...unpractised by the rest of the world, nor by the accident of transient fashions and temporary opinions, but are the genuine progeny of common humanity such as the world will always supply." (p. xxviii.) And Dunlop says of Plautus, that he was so completely the poet of nature, that, much as...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - English literature - 1897 - 638 pages
...the rest of the world ; by the peculiarities of studies or professions, which can operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions...principles by which all minds are agitated and the whole systern of life, ifi -ce-ntinued in motion. In the writings of other poets ri character is too often...
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