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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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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Graduated exercises for translation into German

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...inter viburna cupressi. 2 In the degenerate ages after the Restoration. 98 SHAKSPEARE AND BEN JONSON. before 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 1 court, when Ben's reputation...
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it much better done in Shakspere ; 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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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
...'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 Book of Elegant Extracts

Book - Digital images - 1868 - 159 pages
...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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...writ (wrote) but he would produce it much better treated in Shakspeare ; and, however others are now 3 generally preferred before him, yet the age wherein he lived, which had [as] contemporaries (1) "The prose of Dryden may rank with the beat in the English language. It is...
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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 324 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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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...writ, but he would produce i( much better done in Shakspeare; and however others are row gene*' ally preferred before him, yet the age wherein he lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled tlieip to him in their esteem; and in the last king's court, when Ben's reputation...
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