... read for pleasure or accomplishment, and who buy the numerous products of modern typography, the number was then comparatively small. To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied from 1623 to... The Monthly Review - Pagina 841780Volledige weergave - Over dit boek
| William Wordsworth - 1876
...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... | |
| William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1878
...as a proof of the paucity of readers in the seventeenth century 'that the nation had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make 1,000 copies.'2 By the middle of the eighteenth century,... | |
| William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...were sold in eleven years ; and the nation, says Dr. Johnson, had been satisfied from 1623 to 1644, **that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakspeare ; which probably did not together make 1000 copies: facts adduced by the critic to prove... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1892 - 139 pagina’s
...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... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1892 - 120 pagina’s
...copies of the Work were sold in eleven years; and the Nation, says Dr. 5 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... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1893
...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... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1894
...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** Shakspeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| William Henry Edwards - 1900 - 507 pagina’s
..."To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark that the nation had been satisfied **from 1623 to 1664, that is, fortyone years, with only two editions of** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. ' ' Probably not more than one-half... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1901 - 179 pagina’s
...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** Shakspeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1905 - 260 pagina’s
...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** Shakespeare ; which probably did not together make one thousand Copies ; facts adduced by the critic... | |
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