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  • As for the much misused 'Shaksperian' comparison, so often mistakenly applied to Browning, there is nothing in “Paracelsus” in the least way derivative.

    Life of Robert Browning

  • As for the much misused 'Shaksperian' comparison, so often mistakenly applied to Browning, there is nothing in "Paracelsus" in the least way derivative.

    Life of Robert Browning

  • He cannot utter a sequence of three sentences without violating common grammar in the most atrocious way; and his tropes and figures are so distorted, hashed, and broken -- such a patchwork of different patterns, that you are bewildered if you attempt to make them out; but the earnestness of his manner, and a certain fitness of character, in his observations a kind of Shaksperian pithiness, redeem all this.

    The Ayrshire Legatees, or, the Pringle family

  • Margaret of Anjou is a utterly transparent characterand a customarily Shaksperian impression to crop up in 4 of a master's plays (Richard III as good as a 3 Sixes).

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Your clerk has review all a mins of a meetings of a primary thirty years, 1852-1882, as good as can assure a members which a forebears were serious, scrupulous students of a Bard via this period, guided as they were by dual organisation of good scholarly accomplishment: Asa Fish, Dean from a genesis until his genocide in 1879, as good as H.H. Furness, Jr., an internationally eminent Shaksperian of which epoch.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Isaiah or Jeremiah, the historian finds lofty romance more interesting than facts and the actor "struts and frets" in the Shaksperian looking-glass of to-day, in the mad whirl of the mimic stage, with all the pomp and glory of departed warriors, statesmen, fools, princes and kings.

    Shakspere, Personal Recollections

  • Those who have attempted to fathom the depths of the Shaksperian ocean of thought, have only rounded the rim or skimmed over the surface of its illimitable magnificence.

    Shakspere, Personal Recollections

  • Shakspere that no author or actor has ever discovered, and although they have read and repeated his lines, for more than three hundred years, there has been no brain able and brilliant enough to delve into or explain the secret caves of Shaksperian wit.

    Shakspere, Personal Recollections

  • Knight, Collier, Verplanck, and Halliwell, to all of whom this edition is under great obligations, have pretty effectually put a stop to the old mode of Shaksperian editing; nor is there much reason to apprehend that any one will at present venture upon a revival of it.

    The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851

  • And Mr. Collier's text is indeed remarkably pure: nor, perhaps, can any other man of modern times be named, to whom Shaksperian literature is, on the whole, so largely indebted.

    The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851

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