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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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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812
...subject of which t any poet ever wrote, but he would produce it much ^ better treated in Shakspeare; and however others are now generally preferred before...lived, which had contemporaries with him Fletcher and Jouson, never equalled )fl them to him in their esteem. And in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...viat no subject of vjhich any poet ever writ, but he would produce it MUCH BETTER done by Shatspcare ; 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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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it much better done in Shakspeare ; and however qthers are now generally preferred before him, yet the age wherein he lived) which bad contemporaries with him, Fletcher and .Tonsovi, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...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 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 Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...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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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...was no 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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...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 Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem : and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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Prose

James Gates Percival - Literature - 1826
...raifehimfelf as high above the reft of Poets, Quantum lenta folent inter vibuma cuprciTi. The confideration of this made Mr. Hales of Eaton fay, that there was...wherein he lived, which had contemporaries with him 3 A 4 Fletcher Fletcher and Jonfon, never equalled them to him in their efteem. And in the laft king's...
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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 pages
...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 Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem; and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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Memorials of Shakespeare; or, Sketches of his character and genius, by ...

Nathan Drake - 1828
...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 Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem; and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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