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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... "
Anglia: Zeitschrift für englische Philologie - Page 13
1883
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...man, about " the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names and hakespeare life." When Johnson wrote this he reposed upon an implicit belief ill his own canons of criticism —...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
..." 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 evident for detection,...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
...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 evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." All that we can in truth say of these startling things is...
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The complete works of Shakspere, with a memoir, and essay, by ..., Volume 1

Richard Grant White - 1870
...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 of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection, and...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: The tragedie of Cymbeline. 1913

William Shakespeare - 1913
...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 of the events in any system of life were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection, and...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS AND POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, WITH NOTES, ORIGINAL AND ...

SAMUEL WELLER SINGER - 1871
...the names and manners of different ^imes, and the impossibility of the events in any system rf life, t,) Held up his left hand, which did flame and burn Like twenty torches join'd ; detection, and too gross for aggravation.* JOHNSON. * Johnson's remark on the gross incongruity of...
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The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated ...

John Colin Dunlop - Fiction - 1876 - 443 pages
..." To remark," says Johnson, " the folly of the ficiion, the absurdity of the conduct, the confasion of the 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 evident for detection, and...
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The Shakespeare Key: Unlocking the Treasures of His Style, Elucidating the ...

Charles Cowden Clarke, Mary Cowden Clarke - 1879 - 810 pages
...incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility (! ! IH, upon faults too evident for detection...
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - Britons - 1881 - 231 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 of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for detection, and...
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - Britons - 1881 - 231 pages
...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 evident for detection, and too gross for aggravation." ADDENDA. THE " TIME-ANALYSIS " OF THE PLAY. — We give...
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