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" One cannot say he wanted wit, but rather that he was frugal of it. 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. "
The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ... - Seite 100
von John Dryden - 1800
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - 1797
...which any theatre ever had. He was a moft fevere judge of himfelf as well as others. One cannot fay he wanted wit, but rather that he was frugal of it....to retrench or alter. Wit and language, and humour alio, in fome meafure, we had before him; but fomething of art was wanting to the drama till he came....
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Band 2

1797 - 1120 Seiten
...well as otlieis. One cannot f.iy he wanted "it, but rather that he was frugal of ir. In his v.oiki you find little to retrench or alter. Wit and language, and humour allo, in fomc meafure, we had before him; but fomcthing of art was w.inting to the drama till he came....
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...ever had. He was a most severe judge of himself, as well as others. One cannot say he wanted \vit' but rather that he was frugal of it. In his works.... before him ; but something of art was wanting to t!.« drama, till he came. He managed Ins strength to more advantage than any who preceded him. You...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse ..., Band 1,Ausgabe 2

Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - 1812
...ever had. He was a most severe JON "judge of himself as well . as "others. One cannot say he wan t" ed wit, but rather that he was " frugal of it. In his...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 "...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...ever had. He was a most severe -JON ' judge of himself as -well as others. One cannot say he wanu ' ed wit, but rather that he was frugal of it. In his works...to retrench or alter. Wit and language, and humour alfo in some measure, we bad ' before him ; but something of ' art was wanting to the drama, till he...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Band 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...him the most learned and judicious writer which any theatre ever had. He was a most severe judge of himself as well as others. One cannot say he wanted...humour also in some measure, we had before him ; but somethingofartwas wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Band 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...theatre ever had. He was a most severe judge of himself as well as others. One cannot say he \» anted wit, but rather that he was frugal of it. In his works...humour also in some measure, we had before him ; but somethingofartwas wanting to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Band 57

1845
...ever had. He was a most severe jndge ; of himself as well as others. One caunot say he wanted wit, bnt rather that he was frugal of it in his works ; you find little to retouch or alter. Wit and language, and humour also, in some measure, we had before him ; but something...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Band 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...him the most learned and judicious writer which any theatre ever had. He was a most severe judge of himself, as well as others. One cannot say he wanted...measure, we had before him; but something of art was want- ' ing to the drama, till he came. He managed his strength to more advantage than any who preceded...
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The Retrospective Review

1821
...him the most learned and judicious writer which any theatre ever had. He was a most severe judge of himself, as well as others. One cannot say he wanted...his works you find little to retrench or alter. Wit, arid language, and humour also in some measure, we had before him ; but something of art was wanting...
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