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Felix Farlin romal. 20 Sept 45

extract from Dryden

" Shakespeare was the man, who of all moderns, and perhaps ance Poets had the largest most comprehensi soul. All the images of nature were still present to him, and he arew them, not laboriously, but luckity; when he describes anything you more than see it, you feel it too. _ Those who accuse оссин всей

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to have wanted learning, give greater commendation, he was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards, & found her there" .

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SHAKESPEAR. born 16 april. 1564- d 23 april 1616 IN WHICH aged 52

The BEAUTIES obferved by POPE,
WARBURTON, and DODD, are pointed out.

TOGETHER WITH

The AUTHOR'S LIFE; a GLOSSARY; Copious IN-
DEXES; and, a Lift of the VARIOUS READINGS.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.

EDINBURGH:

Printed by ALEXANDER DONALDSON.
Sold at his Shop, No. 48, Eaft corner of St. Paul's
Church-yard, London; and at Edinburgh.

M. DCC. LXXI.

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SHAKESPEAR.

VOLUME THE FIRST.

CONTAINING,

The TEMPEST.

A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM.
The TWO GENTLEMEN of VERONA.
The MERRY WIVES of WINDSOR.
MEASURE for MEASURE.

EDINBURGH:

Printed by ALEXANDER DONALDSON.
Sold at his Shop, No. 48, Eaft corner of St. Paul's
Church-yard, London; and at Edinburgh.

M. DCC. LXXI.

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