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" Shakespeare has no heroes; his scenes are occupied only by men who act and speak as the reader thinks that he should himself have spoken or acted on the same occasion: even where the agency is supernatural, the dialogue is level with life. "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 64
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Monthly Review Or Literary Journal

Several Hands - 1765
...is level with life. Other writers difguife the mod natural pauions and moft frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world : Shakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he reprefents...
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...level with life. Other writers difguife the moft natural pafiions and moft frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world : Shakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes t^ie wonderful ; the event which he reprefcnts...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Books - 1765
...level with life. Other writers difguife the moft natural pafilons and moft frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world : Shakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the won*derful ; the event which he reprefents...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - History - 1766
...is level with life. Other writers difguife the molt natural paffions and mod frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book, will not know them in world : Shakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he reprefents...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...is level with life. Other writers difguife the mod natural paffions and moft frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world : Sbakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he reprefents...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...level with life. Other writers difguife the mofl natural paffions and mofl frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world: Shakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful; the event which he reprefents...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...level with Life. Other Writers difguife the moil natural Paffions and moft frequent Incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the Book will not know them in the World : Shakefpeare approximates the Remote, and familiarizes the Wonderful ; the Event which he reprefents...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...level with Life. Other Writers difguife the moft natural Paflions and moft frequent Incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the Book will not know them in the World : Shakefpeare approximates the Remote, and familiarizes the Wonderful ; the Event which he reprefents...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...level with life. Other writers difguife the moft natural paffions and moft frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world: Shafceipeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful ; the event which he reprefents...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...level with life. Other writers difguife the moft natural paflions and moft frequent incidents ; fo that he who contemplates them in the book will not know them in the world : Sbakefpeare approximates the remote, and familiarizes the wonderful; the event which he reprefents...
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