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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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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, hut he would produce it much better done in Shakspeare ; ed gild the glowing pole ; O'er the dark trees a yellow lie lived, which had contemporaries with him Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - English literature - 1836
...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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would pro-duce 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. " Of Chaucer, he says, as he is the father of English...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 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. " Of Chaucer, he says, as he is the father of English...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1844
...would produce it much hetter done in Shakspeare ; and however others are now generally preferred hefore him, yet the age wherein he 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

Scotland - 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh 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 him, yet the age wherein he lived, which bad contemporaries with him, Fletcher, and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem ; and...
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - Criticism - 1846 - 344 pages
...of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it much better done in Shakspeare ; and, howover others are now generally preferred before him, yet the age wherein he lived, which had cotemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equaled them to him in their esteem ; and in the...
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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - Anthologies - 1847 - 72 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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