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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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The Harvard Classics, Volumen39

Charles William Eliot - 1909 - 437 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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Johnson on Shakespeare

Samuel Johnson - 1908 - 208 páginas
...careful to glease than to PREFACE 21 without any moral purpose. From his writings indeed «, a^system of social duty may be selected, for he that ^ thinks...','.!• and axioms drop casually from him ; he makes no j • distribution of good or evil, nor is always careful to ,',. shew in the virtuous a disapprobation...
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The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition

Meyer Howard Abrams - 1958 - 406 páginas
...appeal. It is Shakespeare's defect, says Johnson, that he seems to write without any moral purpose. . . He makes no just distribution of good or evil, nor is always careful to shew in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked. . . It is always a writer's duty to make the world...
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Neo-Classical Dramatic Criticism 1560-1770

Thora Burnley Jones, Bernard De Bear Nicol - 1976 - 188 páginas
...judgments are often misguided, for, in Johnson's phrasing: 'he makes no just distribution of good and evil, nor is always careful to show in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked'. Addison is almost alone in going against the general trend when, in Spectator no. 40 (Monday, 16 April...
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Twentieth-Century Literary Theory: An Introductory Anthology

Vassilis Lambropoulos, David Neal Miller - 1987 - 521 páginas
...appeal. It is Shakespeare's defect, says Johnson, that he seems to write without any moral purpose ... He makes no just distribution of good or evil, nor is always careful to shew in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked ... It is always a writer's duty to make the world...
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William Shakespeare: The Critical Heritage, Volumen5

Brian Vickers - 1995 - 568 páginas
...purity of mind; openness; ingenuity; kindness'. It often has the sense of 'generosity' in this period. that he seems to write without any moral purpose....from him; he makes no just distribution of good or evil,2 nor is always careful to shew in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked; he carries his...
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The Re-imagined Text: Shakespeare, Adaptation, & Eighteenth-century Literary ...

Jean I. Marsden
...a Young Poet (1786), 14. 20. Johnson could only find grains of instruction in Shakespeare's works: "From his writings indeed a system of social duty...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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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 266 páginas
...and it is true that Johnson appreciates the quantity and importance of Shakespearean moral statement: "From his writings indeed a system of social duty...for he that thinks reasonably must think morally" (p. 71). Johnson's point is, however, that Shakespeare does not always think morally. Because Shakespeare...
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Aristophanes and the Definition of Comedy

M. S. Silk - 2002 - 456 páginas
...Shakespeare. 'Shakespeare', said Jobnson, '. . . seems to write without any moral purpose . . . his precepts drop casually from him; he makes no just distribution...show in the virtuous a disapprobation of the wicked.' 'Jobnson', says Leavis, 'cannot understand that works of art enact their moral valuations. It is not...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 58, Writing about Shakespeare

Peter Holland - 2005 - 367 páginas
...instruct, that he seems to write without any moral purpose' (vol. 7, p. 71). Although he concedes that 'from his writings indeed a system of social duty...for he that thinks reasonably must think morally', Johnson is uneasy about the need for the reader to actively construct Shakespeare's morality. Both...
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