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" He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems to write without any moral purpose. From his writings, indeed, a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes - Página 141
por Samuel Johnson - 1809
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 páginas
...in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems to write without any moral...distribution of good or evil, nor is always careful to shew in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked ; he carries his persons indifferently through...
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 páginas
...books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to j>lease ^thanto instruct, that he seems to write without any moral...system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinksreasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and axioms drop casually from Tiim ; he makes...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 404 páginas
...in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct that he seems to write without any moral...writings, indeed, a system of social duty may be selected, 25 for he that thinks reasonably must think morally: but his precepts and axioms drop casually from...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Art: History and Character of Shakspeare's Plays, Volumen2

Hermann Ulrici - 1908
...is said to be that ' he sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems to write without any moral...but his precepts and axioms drop casually from him . . . His plots are often so loosely formed that a very slight consideration may improve them, and...
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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 206 páginas
...in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems to write without any moral...writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, fpr he that thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and axioms drop casually from him...
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Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books

James Spedding - 1910 - 462 páginas
...in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems to write without any moral...distribution of good or evil, nor is always careful to shew in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked; he carries his persons indifferently through right...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 páginas
...in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems • to write without any moral purpose. From his writings, indeed, ri a system of social duty may be selected, for he that jjiinks rea^-spnably must thinkjmorally; but...
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Poetic Justice in the Drama: The History of an Ethical Principle in Literary ...

Michael A. Quinlan - 1912 - 238 páginas
...in books or in man. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than instruct, that he seems to write without any moral...makes no just distribution of good or evil, nor is he always careful to show in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked ; he carries his persons indifferently...
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The Modern Novel: A Study of the Purpose and the Meaning of Fiction

Wilson Follett - 1918 - 336 páginas
...please than to instruct." Not only does he make "no just distribution of good or evil," but he is not "always careful to show in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked." It is quite clear that Dr. Johnson would have considered Othello a more moral play if Othello had been...
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Doctor Johnson: A Study in Eighteenth Century Humanism

Percy Hazen Houston - 1923 - 280 páginas
...among the humanists; but he sinks again to the level of Rymer and Bossu when he adds that the poet "makes no just distribution of good or evil, nor is always careful to show in the vir1. Lices,1, 179. JOHNSON AND I&ILEAU 97 tuous a disapprobation of the wicked"; though even here,...
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