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" The objection arising from the impossibility of passing the first hour at Alexandria, and the next at Rome, supposes that when the play opens, the spectator really imagines himself at Alexandria, and believes that his walk to the theatre has been a voyage... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 314
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare, Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1898
...false. It is false, that any representation is mistaken for reality; that any dramatic fable in its materiality was ever credible, or, for a single moment, was ever credited. 1 The objection arising from the impossibility of passing the first hour at Alexandria, and the next...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria, 1580-1880

James Mercer Garnett - 1899
...false. It is false, that any representation is mistaken for reality ; that any dramatick fable in its materiality was ever credible, or, for a single moment,...himself at Alexandria, and believes that his walk to me theatre has been a voyage to Egypt, and that he lives in the days of Antony and Cleopatra. Surely...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...false. It is false that any representation is mistaken for reality ; that any dramatick fable in its the certainty, evidence, and extent of it. Thirdly,...nature and grounds of faith or opinion ; whereby I mean reall}' imagines himself at Alexandria, and believes that hi* walk to the theatre has been a voyage...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - Digital images - 1905 - 404 pages
...false. It is false that any representation is mistaken for 5 reality, that any dramatic fable in its materiality was ever credible or for a single moment...play opens, the spectator really imagines himself 10 at Alexandria, and believes that his walk to the theatre has been a voyage to Egypt and that he...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 752 pages
...false. It is false that any representation 105 is mistaken for reality, that any dramatic fable in its materiality was ever credible, or, for a single moment,...was ever credited. The objection arising from the im- no possibility of passing the first hour at Alexandria, and the next at Rome, supposes that, when...
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Racine Et Shakespeare

Stendhal - Romanticism - 1907 - 198 pages
...reality; that any dramatic fable, in its materiality, was ever credible, or, for a singIe moment, was credited. The objection arising from the impossibility of passing the first hour at Alexandriu, and the next at Rome, supposes that, when the play opens, the spectator really imagines...
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MRS. MONTAGU

R. HUCHON - 1907
...Cleopatra^ for instance, does the spectator really "imagine himself at Alexandria"? does he believe "that his walk to the theatre has been a voyage to Egypt"? If a London stage stands for Alexandria, why should it not stand for Rome also? "Delusion, if delusion...
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Shakespeare and His Critics

Charles Frederick Johnson - 1909 - 386 pages
...'the unities were essential to a tragedy. Dr. Johnson writes : — The objection [to change of scene] arising from the impossibility of passing the first...supposes, that when the play opens, the spectator really believes himself at Alexandria, and believes that his walk to the theatre has been a voyage to Egypt,...
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A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950: Volume 1, The Later Eighteenth Century

René Wellek - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 368 pages
...unity of space with a recognition of the falsity of the usual neoclassical assumption of delusion. The objection arising from the impossibility of passing...really imagines himself at Alexandria, and believes his walk to the theater has been a voyage to Egypt, and that he lives in the days of Antony and Cleopatra....
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A Literary History of England

Tucker Brooke, Matthias A.. Shaaber - Literary Criticism - 1959 - 462 pages
...may be noted: (i) Johnson appeals to the imaginative basis of literature in attacking the unities: "The objection arising from the impossibility of passing...voyage to Egypt, and that he lives in the days of Anthony and Cleopatra. Surely he that imagines this may imagine more." And the Doctor goes on to give...
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