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" His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world, by the peculiarities of studies or professions which can operate but upon small numbers, or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary... "
The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons - Page 142
by William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Some account of Shakespeare's ...

William Shakespeare - 1817
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions ; they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...whole system of life is continued in motion. In the writing- of other poets, a character is too often an individual ; in those of Shakespeare it is commonly...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...character is too often an individual: in those of S/tefkefpeare, it is commonly a species. Voi,. I. " U It is from this wide extension of design that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...character is too often an individual : in those of Shakespeare it is commonly a species. It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...: in those of Shakspeare it is commonly a species. It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction is derived. It is this which fills...
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The Drama, Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine, Volume 1

Theater - 1821
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny, of common humanity, such...in those of Shakspeare it is commonly a species." DR. JOHNSON. THE DRAMATIC SKETCHER. No. I. BY JW DALEY. JULIANA. SCENE I. — A Garden. — Juliana...
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Studies in history; containing the history of England, from its ..., Volume 2

Thomas Morell - Great Britain - 1821
...of transient fashions, or temporary opinions: they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, suc^i as the world will always supply, and observation will...continued in motion. In the writings of other poets, s character is too often an individual — in those of Shakespeare, it is commonly a species. The stream...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...character is too often an individual : in those of Shakespeare it is commonly a species. It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 19

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...character is too often an individual ; in those of Shakespeare, it is commonly a species. " It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1823
...fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as the [B3] world will always supply, and observation will always...individual ; in those of Shakspeare it is commonly ft species. It is from this wide extension of design that so much instruction is derived. It is this...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinion»: they are the genuine progeny of common humanity; such as...the whole system of life is continued in motion. In tbe writings of other poets a character is too often an individual ; in those of Shakspeare it i«...
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