An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare

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J.J. Tourneisen, 1800 - 96 страници

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Страница 73 - It is evident" we have been told, " that he was no-t unacquainted with the Italian :" but let us inquire into the evidence. Certainly some Italian words and phrases appear in the works of...
Страница 14 - Whilst the former was persuaded, that 'the man who doubts of the Learning of Shakespeare, hath none of his own:' the latter, above regarding the attack in his private capacity, declares with great patriotic vehemence, that 'he who allows Shakespeare had Learning, and a familiar acquaintance with the Ancients, ought to be looked upon as a detractor from the Glory of Great Britain.
Страница 15 - ... peruse over before, once or twice, the chapters and homilies, to the intent they might read to the better understanding of the people.
Страница 59 - ... volumina, are almost annihilated. Mr. Ames, who searched after books of this sort with the utmost avidity, most certainly had not seen them, when he published his Typographical Antiquities; as appears from his blunders about them: and possibly I myself...
Страница 92 - it was adopted above a century ago by W. Towers, in a panegyrick on Cartwright.' Surely, Towers having said that Cartwright had no Greek is no proof that Ben Jonson said so of Shakespeare.
Страница 89 - Our author had this line from Lilly; which I mention that it may not be brought as an argument of his learning.
Страница 40 - (At Juno's suite who much did Argus love) " In this our world a hangman for to be " Of all those fooles that will have all they see.
Страница 70 - Warwick; his father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours that, when he was a boy, he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style and make a speech.
Страница 39 - Shakespeare, forget that the Pagan Imagery was familiar to all the Poets of his time ; and that abundance of this sort of learning was to be picked up from almost every English book that he could take into his hands.
Страница 91 - He remembered perhaps enough of his school-boy learning to put the Hig, hag, hog, into the mouth of Sir Hugh Evans ; and might pick up in the writers of the time, or the course of his conversation, a familiar phrase or two of French or Italian : but his studies were most demonstratively confined to nature and his own language.

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