| William Wordsworth - 1876
...copies of the Work were sold in eleven years ; and the Nation, says Dr. Johnson, had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the Works of** Shakspeare; which probably did not together make one thousand Copies; facts adduced by the critic to... | |
| William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1878
...as a proof of the paucity of readers in the seventeenth century 'that the nation had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make 1,000 copies.'2 By the middle of the eighteenth century,... | |
| William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...were sold in eleven years ; and the nation, says Dr. Johnson, had been satisfied from 1623 to 1644, **that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakspeare ; which probably did not together make 1000 copies: facts adduced by the critic to prove... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1892 - 139 páginas
...To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied, **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1892 - 120 páginas
...copies of the Work were sold in eleven years; and the Nation, says Dr. 5 Johnson, had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the Works of** Shakspeare; which probably did not together make one thousand Copies; facts adduced by the critic to... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1893
...copies of the Work were sold in eleven years ; and the Nation, says Dr. Johnson, had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the Works of** Shakspeare ; which probably did not together make one thousand Copies ; facts adduced by the critic... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1894
...To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied, **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakspeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| William Henry Edwards - 1900 - 507 páginas
..."To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark that the nation had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, fortyone years, with only two editions of** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. ' ' Probably not more than one-half... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1901 - 179 páginas
...To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakspeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1905 - 260 páginas
...copies of the Work were sold in eleven years; and the Nation, says Dr. Johnson, had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the Works of** Shakespeare ; which probably did not together make one thousand Copies ; facts adduced by the critic... | |
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