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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LEAR . Let the great Gods , That keep this dreadful pother o'er our heads , Find
out their enemies now . Tremble thou wretch , That hast within thee undivulged
crimes Unwhipt of justice ! Hide thee thou bloody hand , Thou Thou perjur'd , and
Heav'n pardon thee . The First Part of Henry IV . 97.
Heav'n pardon thee . Yet let me wonder , Harry , At thy affections , which do hold
a wing Quite from the Aight of all thy ancestors . Thy place in council thou hast
rudely lost , Which by thy younger brother is supply'd ; And art almost an alien to ...
And in that very line , Harry , stand'At thou ; For thou haft loft thy princely privilege
With vile participation ; not an eye , But is a - weary of thy common sight , Save
mine , which hath desir'd to see thee more : Which now doth , what I would not ...
O my gentle Hubert , We owe thee much ; within this wall of fleste There is a foul
counts thee her creditor , And with advantage means to pay thy love ; And , my
good friend , thy voluntary oath Lives in this bosom , dearly cherished . Give me
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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