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" I cannot say he is everywhere alike ; were he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid — his comic wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling into bombast. But he is always great... "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 548
1809
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

1845 - 816 pages
...he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches...himself as high above the rest of poets, ' Quantum lenta solent Inter vibuma cupre»si.' " The consideration of this made Mr Hales of Eton say, that there was...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Some account of Shakespeare's ...

William Shakespeare - 1817 - 350 pages
...he so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches,...is presented to him : no man can say, he ever had a lit subject for his wit, and did not then raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum lenta...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 358 pages
...so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches,...high above the rest of poets, Quantum lenta soient inter Viburno. Cupressi." M , m of übe ©rigraml Th© ' ï rf 4te тошиб ^índ' M not эг our...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 354 pages
...so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clenches,...raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum lento, solent inter Viburna Cupressi." M ception in which, I think, he has fully retained, if not improved...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 338 pages
...so, I should do him injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind, He is many times flat, and insipid; his comic wit degenerating into clenches,...did not then raise himself as high above the rest of poetg, Quantum lenta solent inter Viburtia Cufiresei,'' Y ception in which, I think, he has fully retained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1818 - 420 pages
...inju' ry to compare him with the greatest of mankind. ' He is many times flat and insipid ; his comick wit ' degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...then ' raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Ft is to be lamented, that such a writer should want a commentary ; that his language should become...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 410 pages
...the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipid ; his comic wit degenerating into clinches, his serious swelling into bombast. But he is always...raise himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum Irani solent inter vibernt cnpresii.' E 2 HEROIC STANZAS ON THE DEATH OF OLIVER CROMWELL. WBITTEIf...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 408 pages
...the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat, insipidi his eomie wit deIfeneratinp into elinehes, his serious swelling into bombast. But he is always great, when some great oeeasion is presented to him: no man ean say he ever had a fit subjeet for his wit, and did not ;hen...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 450 pages
...so, I should do him injury to com" pare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many " times flat and insipid ; his comic wit degenerating " into clenches,..." fit subject for his wit, and did not then raise him" self as high above the rest of poets, " Quantum lento, solent inter viburna cupressi" It is to...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 668 pages
...injury to compare him with the greatest of mankind. He is many times flat and insipid ; his comick wit degenerating into clenches, his serious swelling...himself as high above the rest of poets, Quantum lenta solent inter viburna cupressi." It is to be lamented, that such a writer should want a commentary ;...
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