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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved Text of ... - Page lx
by William Shakespeare - 1844
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...influence of thofe general paflions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character 'is too often an individual ; in thofe of Shakeipeare it is commonly a fpecies. * It is from this wide extenfion...
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Annual Register, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - History - 1766
...influence of thofe general pallions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual; in thofe of Shakefpeare it' is commonly a fpecies. It is from this wide extenfion of...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...influence of thofe general paffions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an. individual; in thofe of Sbakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is from this wide extenfion of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...influence of thofe general pafilons and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual j in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is from this wide extenfion of...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...Influence of thofe general Paffions and Principles by which all Mmds are agitated, and the whole Syftem of Life is continued in Motion. In the Writings of other Poets a Character is too often an Individual ; in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a Species. It is from this wide Extenfion of...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

English literature - 1774
...Influence of thofe general Paffions and Principles by which all Minds are agitated, and the whole Syftem, of Life is continued in Motion. In the Writings of other Poets a Character is too often an Individual ; in thofe of Shakefpcare it is commonly a Species. It is from this wide Extenfion of...
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Prose on Several Occasions;: Accompanied with Some Pieces in Verse, Volume 2

George Colman - 1787
...thofe general paffions and principles ciples by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual ; in thofe of Shakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies." Having given fome further illuftration...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...professions, which can operate but upon small numbers ; or by the accidents of transient fashions or temporary opinions : they are the genuine progeny of common...supply, and Observation will always find. His persons aft and Kiij speak speak by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1791
...influence of thole general paffions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual; in thofe of Sliakefpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is. from this wide, extenfion-...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1793
...influence of thofe general paflions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole fyftem of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual ; in thofc of Shakfpeare it is commonly a fpecies. It is from this wide extenfion of...
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