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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... "
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.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...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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Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1811
...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 Plays of William Shakspeare: Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they arę 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 Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1812
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the cxpence 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 William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1812
...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 auy system of life, were to waste criticism...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 2

Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...dialogue, and some pleasing ' scenes, but they are obtained ' at the expense of much incon' gruily. To remark the folly of ' the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of thfr names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life,...
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The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most ..., Volume 2

John Colin Dunlop - Fiction - 1814
...does as little honour to his invention as the preceding to his judgment. " To remark," says Johnson, " the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the cxpencc 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, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...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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