time-bettering love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Improving the state of things; full of innovations.


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  • The very rudest play in all this collection of the school, -- left to show us the march of that 'time-bettering age,' the play which offends us most -- belongs properly to this collection; contains _this_ secret, which is the Elizabethan secret, and the secret of that art of delivery and tradition which this from the first inevitably created, -- yet rude and undeveloped, but _there_.

    The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded


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