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Excerpt from Gesammelte Abhandlungen Von Dr. Alexander Schmidt
Dr. Aleganber (c)djmibt. Fine ccnefliaac 23oltaire6 Eerbienfte um bie Ginfiﬂmmg Shatdpearee in Granfnid) Essay on the Life and Dramatic Writings of Ben Jonson.
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On Shakspeare and his times though very much has been said and written, since
the curiosity of the learned was first directed towards that age, yet in the whole
catalogue of writings with respect to them I could discover none in any degree ...
... will be a hazardous enterprize to write upon a particular subject with a view to
its connection with literary and public life at large, the more especially if the
character of the poet in review was greatly influenced by the circumstances of the
We are, indeed, inclined to assume that length of time is the surest arbiter of
human affairs, and that all things in a long course of years will settle, like water, in
their proper level and situation. But this too natural belief will hold good only with
At the time of Shakspeare's first applying himself to the theatre, dramatic poetry
was yet in that state of barbarousness and wild extravagance always
characterizing the first attempts at art of a sound and vigorous, though rude and
If we compare the compositions of Marlow, Green, and their cotemporaries, rude
as they undoubtedly were, but filled with the breath of life and genuine passion,
with the dull and inanimate productions of the foregoing time, they should seem ...