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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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School Reading by Grades: First[-eighth] Year, Book 8

James Baldwin - Children's poetry - 1897
...professions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the accidents of transient fashions 20 or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny...will always find. His persons act and speak by the influWilliam Shakespeare. minds are agitated and the whole system of life is continued in motion. In...
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School Reading by Grades: Eighth Year

James Baldwin - Readers - 1897 - 240 pages
...professions, which can operate but upon small numbers; or by the accidents of transient fashions 20 or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny...will always find. His persons act and speak by the influWilliam Shakespeare. minds are agitated and the whole system of life is continued in motion. In...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 5

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - Literature - 1905
...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 think by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - Digital images - 1905 - 404 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...the world will always supply and observation will 10 always find. His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - Digital images - 1905 - 404 pages
...the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as the world will always supply and observation will 10 always find. His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles ty which all minds are agitated and the whole system of life is continued in motion. In the writings...
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English Studies in Interpretation and Composition for High Schools

Myra Soper Woodley, Oscar Israel Woodley - English language - 1906 - 331 pages
...numbers; or by the accident of transient fashions or temporary opinions; they are the genuine progeny of humanity, such as the world will always supply, and...find. His persons act and speak by the influence of these general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system of life...
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A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950: Volume 1, The Later Eighteenth Century

René Wellek - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 368 pages
...modified by the customs of particular places ... by the peculiarities of studies or professions . . . or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary...opinions; they are the genuine progeny of common humanity . . . His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles by which...
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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 208 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...humanity, such as the world will always supply, and 1 observation will always find. His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions...
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Making Sense of Literature

John Reichert - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 222 pages
...human behavior in some specifiably important ways, or, in Dr. Johnson's finer speech, characters who "act and speak by the influence of those general passions...agitated and the whole system of life is continued in motion."18 As for Huck's honesty, his sense of responsibility, and his humane sympathies, I take it...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 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...will always supply, and observation will always find. This is the basis of Johnson's high estimate of Shakespeare. "His persons act and speak by the influence...
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