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" Corneille, they have very generally received, by discovering that they have given more trouble to the poet, than pleasure to the auditor. The necessity of observing the unities of time and place arises from the supposed necessity of making the drama credible. "
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ... - Page 3
by John Mason Good - 1819
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...has (hewn no regard, and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they ftand will diminifh their value, and withdraw from them the veneration which, from the time of Cortteitle, they have very generally received by difcovering that they have given more trouble to the...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1768
...has fliewn no regard, and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they ftand will diminifh their value, and withdraw from them the veneration which, from the time of Corneilk, they have very generally received, by difcovering that they have given more trouble to the...
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Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1773
...has fhewn no regard; and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they ftand will diminilh their value, and withdraw from them the veneration...of Corneille, they have very generally received, by difcovering that they have given more trouble to the poet, than pleafure to the auditor. The neceffity...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...has fhewn no Regard, and perhaps a nearer View of the Principles on which they fland will diminifli their Value, and withdraw from them the Veneration...of Corneille, they have very generally received, by difcoveiing that they have given more Trouble to the Poet, than Pleafure to the Auditor. . The Neceffity...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 375 pages
...has fhewn no Regard, and perhaps a nearer View of the Principles on which they ftand will diminifh their Value, and withdraw from them the Veneration...of Corneille, they have very generally received, by difcovsiing that they have given more Trouble to the Poet, than Pleafure to the Auditor. The Neceffity...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...has fhewn no Regard; and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they ftand will diminifh their value, and withdraw from them the veneration which, from the time of Corneillej they have very generally received, by difcovering that they have given more trouble to the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...regard ; and perhaps a nearer view of the principles Vot. IX. S on on which they fland will diminifh their value, and withdraw from them the veneration...of Corneille, they have very generally received, by difcovering that they have given' more trouble to the poet, than pleafure to the auditor. The necefiuy...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...is the end of expectation. To To the unities of time and place lie lias shewn no regard; and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they stand will diminish their vilue, and withdraw from them the veneration which, from the time of Corneille, they have very generally...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...has fhewn no regard ; and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they ”land will diminim their value and withdraw from them the veneration...discovering that they have given more trouble to the poet, thai pleafure to the auditor. The neceffity of obferving the uwdei of time and place arifes from the...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ...

William Shakespeare - 1793
...has Ihewn no regard ; and perhaps a nearer view of the principles on which they Hand will diminifh their value, and withdraw from them the veneration...of Corneille, they have very generally received, by difcovering that they have given more trouble to the poet, than pleafure to the auditor. The necefiity...
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