An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespear Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic Poets: With Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire
H. Hughs, 1772 - 288 pages
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ANTONY . 1 This was the nobleft Roman of them all great Cæfar All the
confpirators , save only he , Did that they did in envy of He , only , in a general
honest thought , And cominon good to all , made one of them . His life was gentle
, and the ...
... come beck to me , I PLEBEIAN . Methinks , there is much reason in his sayings
, & c . ANTONY . 1 ANTONY . But yesterday the word of Cæsar might Upon the
Death of Julius CÆSAR . 265.
With Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire Mrs.
Montagu (Elizabeth). 1 ANTONY . But yesterday the word of Cæsar might Have
ftood against the world ; now lies he there , And none so poor to do him
ANTONY . 1 Have patience , gentle friends , I must not read it ; It is not meet , you
know how Cæsar lov'd you , You are not wood , you are not stones , but men ;
And , being men , hearing the will of Cæsar , It will inflame you , it will make you ...
But were I Brutus , And Brutus Antony , there were an Antony Would ruffle up your
spirits , and put a tongue In every wound of Cæsar , that should move The stones
of Rome to rise and mutiny . ALL , We'll mutiny ANTONY . Why , friends , you ...
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The admirers of this Essay may be offended at the slighting manner in which Johnson spoke of it; but let it be remembered, that he gave his honest opinion unbiassed by any prejudice, or any proud ... Read full review