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" I know not that there can be found in his plays any deep search into nature, any accurate discriminations of kindred qualities or nice display of passion in its progress ; all is general and undefined. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 71
by Samuel Johnson - 1820
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker - Dramatists, English - 1812
...scene closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. I know not (says Dr. Johnson), that there can be found in his plays any deep search...auditor, except in Jane Shore, who is always seen and beard with pity. Alicia ROW ROW is a character of empty noise, v no resemblance to real sorrow or to...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812
...are turned out upon the stag?. I know not (says Dr. Johnson), that there can be found in his play* any deep search into nature, any accurate discriminations of kindred qualities, or uice display of passion in its progress ; all is general and undefined. Nor does he much interest or...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1816
...closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. " I know not," says Dr. Johnson, " that there can be found in his plays any deep search...passion in its progress; all is general and undefined. Ner does he much interest or affect the auditor, except in " Jane Shore," who is always seen and heard...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1816
...closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. " I know not," says Dr. Johnson, " that there can be found in his plays any deep search...passion in its progress ; all is general .and undefined. Ner does he much interest or affect the auditor, except in " Jane Shore," who is always seen and heard...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1819
...— pass and be gone — the scene closes, and Pembroke and Gardener are turned out upon the stage. I know not that there can be found in his plays any...much interest or affect the auditor, except in Jane More, who is always seen and heard with pity. Alicia is a character of empty noise, with no resemblance...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...pass and be gone — the scene closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. - vf I know not that there can be found in. his plays ....discriminations of kindred qualities, or nice display of pas; sion in its progress ; all is general and undefined. Nor does he much interest or affect the auditor,...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 18

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. I know not (says Dr Johnson) that diere can be found in his plays any deep search into nature, any accurate discrimination» of kindred qualities, or nice display of passion in its progress; all is general and...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...— pass and be gone — the scene closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. I know not that there can be found in his plays any...auditor, except in Jane Shore, who is always seen a 9 arid heard with pity. Alicia is a char ty noise, with no resemblance to real natural madness. Whence,...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...than— pass and be gone— the scene closes, and Pembroke and Gardiner are turned out upon the stage. I know not that there can be found in his plays any...undefined. Nor does he much interest or affect the anditor, except in * Jane Shore,' who is always seen and heard with pity. Alicia is a character of...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...construction of his dramas there is not much art. He is not a nice observer of the unities ; nor does he much affect the auditor, except in Jane Shore, who is always seen and heard with pity. Whence then has Itowe his reputation ? From the reasonableness and propriety of some of his scenes,...
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