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" In his works you find little to retrench or alter. Wit, and language, and humour also in some measure, we had before him ; but something of art was wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded him.... "
Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H - 416. oldal
szerző: David Erskine Baker - 1812
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Poetaster, 27-28. kiadás

Ben Jonson - 1616 - 282 oldal
...Chaucer, ed. Skeat, Parson's Tale §37. 4. 9. Of Ben Jonson, Dryden (Works, ed. 1892, 15. 347) remarks: 'You seldom find him making love in any of his scenes,...he came after those who had performed both to such an height. Humour was his proper sphere ; and in that he delighted most to represent mechanic people.'...

The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., 1. kötet,2. rész

John Dryden - 1800 - 596 oldal
...drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded him. You eeldom find him making love in any of his (scenes, or endeavouring...he came after those who had performed both to such an height. Humour was his proper sphere ; and in that he delighted most to represent 1 This observation,...

The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...managed his strength to more advantage than any •who preceded him. You seldom find him making Jove in any of his scenes, or endeavouring to move the...and saturnine to do it gracefully, especially when hq knew he came after those who had performed both to Buch an height. Humour was his proper sphere;...

Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...art was wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded him. You seldom find him making love in any of his scenes, of endeavouring to move the passions ; his genius was too sullen and saturnine to do 'it gracefully,...

The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...art was wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded him. You seldom find him making love in any...he came after those who had performed both to such an height. Humour was his proper sphere ; and in that he delighted most to represent mechanic people....

A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809
...totally superseded those which divided with them the public applause in the time of Dryden. VOL. I. M seldom find him making love in any of his scenes,...saturnine to do it gracefully, especially when he came after those who performed both to such a height. Humour was his proper sphere, and in that he...

Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., 2. kötet

Elegant extracts - 1812
...strength to more advantage than anj who preceded him. Yon seldom find him making love in any of bis scenes, or endeavouring to move the passions ; his...he came after those who had performed both to such an height. Humour was his proper sphere, and in that he delighted most to represent mechanic people....

Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse ..., 1. kötet,2. kiadás

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...was wanting to the drama, " till he came. He managed bis " strengt!; to more advantage than " any who preceded him. You " seldom find him making love " in any of his scenes, or endea" vouring to move the passions ; " his genius was too sullen and " saturnine to do it gracefully,...

Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...art was wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded him. You seldom find him making love in any of his scenes, or endeavouring'to move .the passions ; his genius was too sullen and saturnine to do it gracefully, especially...

The Works of Ben Jonson, 1. kötet

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...somethingofartwas wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded him. You seldom find him making love in any...especially when he knew he came after those who had perfqrmed both to such a height. Humour was his proper sphere, and in that h« delighted most to represent...




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