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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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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would produce it better treated 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 Robert Burns and His Contemporaries with Selections from His Poems

P. F. Aiken - 1876 - 422 pages
...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 him, yet the age wherein he lived, ' which had cotemporaries with him, Fletcher and ' Jonson, never equalled them to him, in their esteem ; ' and...
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Memorials of Robert Burns and of Some of His Contemporaries and Their ...

Peter Freeland Aiken, Robert Burns - 1876 - 422 pages
...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 him, yet the age wherein he lived, " which had cotemporaries with him, Fletcher and " Jonson, never equalled them to him, in their esteem ; " and...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Art: And His Relation to Calderon and Goethe, Volume 2

Hermann Ulrici - 1876 - 554 pages
...into clenches. his serious swelling into bombast. . . . However, others are now generally preferred to him, yet the age wherein he lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson never equall'd them to him in their esteem. And in the last King's Court, when Ben's reputation...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1879
...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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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ but he would produce it much better done in Shakspeare: Ԗ ~ ?d G7 ev k Z; o\ Y ߡ 3o %㫯 Z О&9f : < h n |6 jAh %ʢ M ~_$W w Fleteher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their esteem. And in the last king's court, when...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he could produce it much better done in Shakespeare ; and however others are now generally preferred before him, yet the age wherein he 20 lived, which had contemporaries with him, .Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...was no subject of which any poet ever writ, but he would pro dace it much better done in Shakspere ; and however others are now generally preferred before him, yet the age wherein hs lived, which had contemporaries with him, Fletcher and Jonson, never equalled them to him in their...
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Dryden

George Saintsbury - Dryden, John, 1631-1700 - 1881 - 192 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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