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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: A-L - Page 144
by David Erskine Baker - 1812
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expence of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...na.ural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expeuse of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of lite, were to waste criticism...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 13

Edmond Malone - 1821
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expence of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...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...
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The Plays, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1824
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing" scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...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...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expence of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...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...
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Edinburgh Dramatic Review, Volumes 3-5

1825
...natural dialogue, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of events in any system of life, were to waste words upon unresisting...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the imposh The first seven books of Chapman's Homer were published in the year...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manner« of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, \vt-re to waste...
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