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" He was inclined to show an usurper and a murderer not only odious but despicable, he therefore added drunkenness to his other qualities, knowing that kings love wine like other men, and that wine exerts its natural power upon kings. These are the petty... "
Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ... - Pagina xxii
door William Shakespeare - 1804
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Select Essays, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...Heroes, ed. 1858, p. 322. 2 " Shakespeare added drunkenness to the other qualities of the Danish usurper, knowing that kings love wine like other men, and that wine exerts its natural power upon kings." — Johnson's Works, v. 109. and those whom fortune or nature place at the greatest distance may afford...
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Select Essays of Dr. Johnson: The Rambler (Continued). The Adventurer. The Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...Heroes, ed. 1858, p. 322. 2 " Shakespeare added drunkenness to the other qualities of the Danish usurper, knowing that kings love wine like other men, and that wine exerts its natural power upon kings." — Johnson's Works, v. 109. and those whom fortune or nature place at the greatest distance may afford...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 55

1889
...violated when the Danish usurper is represented as a drunkard," Johnson replied that " Shakespeare knew that kings love wine like other men, and that wine exerts its natural power upon kings." In a note on "The Winter's Tale," on a speech of Leontes, king of Sicilia, in which he suggests that...
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pagina’s
...the senate-house would certainly have afforded him. He was inclined to shew an usurper and a murderer not only odious, but despicable ; he therefore added...of country and condition, as a painter, satisfied with the figure, neglects the drapery. The censure which he has incurred by mixing comick and tragick...
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Life of Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903
...Winter's Tale, V. ii. 106. Johnson calls attention to these improprieties only to add that such objections "are the petty cavils of petty minds ; a poet overlooks...of country and condition, as a painter, satisfied with the figure, neglects the drapery." (Set Johnson's Ideals, } 3, p. xxi.) 30. 16. The Lord Privy...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 5

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - 1905
...the senate-house would certainly have afforded him. He was inclined to show an usurper and a murderer not only odious but despicable; he therefore added...other men, and that wine exerts its natural power over kings. These are the petty cavils of petty minds: a poet overlooks the casual distinction of country...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 404 pagina’s
...senate- 5 house would certainly have afforded him. He was inclined to show an usurper and a murderer not only odious but despicable; he therefore added...wine, like other men, and that wine exerts its natural powers upon kings. These 10 are the petty cavils of petty minds. A poet overlooks the casual distinction...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 404 pagina’s
...that kings love wine, like other men, and that wine exerts its natural powers upon kings. These 10 are the petty cavils of petty minds. A poet overlooks...of country and condition, as a painter, satisfied with the figure, neglects the drapery. . . . Shakespeare, with his excellences, has likewise faults,...
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Famous Introductions to Shakespeare's Plays by the Notable Editors of the ...

Beverley Ellison Warner - 1906 - 268 pagina’s
...the senate-house would certainly have afforded him. He was inclined to show an usurper and a murderer not only odious, but despicable; he therefore added...of country and condition, as a painter, satisfied with the figure, neglects the drapery. The censure which he has incurred by mixing comick and tragick...
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Dr. Samuel Johnsons verhältnis zur französischen literatur

Robert Kleuker - 1907 - 165 pagina’s
...anbere ЗКenfфen lieben, unb bafj ber SBein feine natürliфe Äraft aue^ auf Äömge au§übt": These are the petty cavils of petty minds: a poet...of country and condition, as a painter, satisfied with the figure, neglects the drapery (IX 246). i) 9îaeí) biefem fe^arfen Sabel unternimmt So^nfon...
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