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" To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too... "
The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated ... - Page 212
by John Colin Dunlop - 1876 - 443 pages
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Cymbeline. Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 1788
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiflion, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste eriticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation....
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The Life of David Garrick, Esq, Volume 1

Arthur Murphy - Actors - 1801 - 389 pages
...of the " conduct, the confusion of the names, and " and manners of the different times, and the 5' impossibility of the events in any system of .'/ life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting -'? imbecillity, upon faults too evident for deteo •*/ .tion, and too gross for aggravation J* ,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1803
...incongruity. TO remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. A SONG, SUNG BY CUIDERIUS AND ARVIRACU1 OVER FIDILI, SUPPOSED TO BE DEAD. BY MR. WILLIAM COLLINS....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1804
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of die conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. OBSERVATIONS ON THE FABLE AND COMPOSITION oi* TITUS ANDRONICUS. IT is observable, that this...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. See page 95, note 7. A SONG, SUNO BY GUIDEKIUS AND ARViaAGUS OVER TIDELE, SUPPOSED TO BE DEAD....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. See page 95, note 7A SONG, SUNG BY GUIDEUIUS AND ARVIRAGUS OVER FIDELE, SUPPOSED TO BE DEAD. . BY MR....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 12

William Shakespeare - 1806
...the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the VOL. XII. N conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. JOHNSON. r Persons Represented. CYMBELINE, King of Britain. CLOT EN, son to the Queen by a former husband....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults tco evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation. ;KINO LEAR. The tragedy of Lear is deservedly...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 2

1807
...insipid, absurd, and incongruous, that to observe on its imperfections, were, in the words of Johnson, " to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." Shakspeare is supposed to have been indebted for some of the circumstances of tius play, to a tale...
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King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - Aging parents - 1808 - 78 pages
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility...evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." How would a modem author writhe under a critique that should accuse his drama, of only one half of...
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