| William Wordsworth - 1849 - 619 páginas
...the Work were sold in eleven years ; and the Nation, says Dr. Johnson, had been satisfied from Ifi'JS **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 adduces! by the critic... | |
| John Bolton Rogerson - 1854 - 312 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** Shakspere, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred copies... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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... | |
| 1855
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| 1855
...Shakspeare. — In Dr. Johnson's Life of Milton t find that " the nation had been satisfied from 1G23 **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." Is any thing more known at this... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1857
...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... | |
| John Milton - 1860 - 118 páginas
..."the call for books was not in Milton's age what it is at present ; 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 1,000 copies. The sale of 1,300 copies in two years,... | |
| Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
...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." (Vol. ix. p. 137.) — -It... | |
| Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
...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." (YoL ix. p. 137.) — It is... | |
| Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
...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." (Vol. ix. p. 137.) — It is... | |
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