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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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Tragedy of Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1890 - 231 pages
...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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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1890 - 231 pages
...dialogues, and some pleasing scenes, but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To rerhnrk 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...
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Cymbeline: With Introduction and Notes

William Shakespeare - 1894 - 223 pages
...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

William Shakespeare - Britons - 1897 - 180 pages
...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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A Life of William Shakespeare

William James Rolfe - 1904 - 551 pages
...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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Shakespeare, the Man and His Works: Being All the Subject Matter about ...

1904 - 366 pages
...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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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 206 pages
...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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Works ...

William Shakespeare, William James Rolfe - 1909
...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 impossi14 Cymbeline bility of the events in any system of life, were to waste...
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Shakespeare and His Critics

Charles Frederick Johnson - 1909 - 386 pages
...estate.' Dr. Johnson failed to see the charm and dignity of X^^ Imogen, and says of the play : — To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of differ- r~. ent times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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680-1638

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...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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