... 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
| Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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... | |
| 1855
...Shakspeare. — In Dr. Johnson's Life of Milton t find that " the nation had been satisfied from 1G23 **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." Is any thing more known at this... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1857
...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 to... | |
| John Milton - 1860 - 118 pagina’s
..."the call for books was not in Milton's age what it is at present ; 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 1,000 copies. The sale of 1,300 copies in two years,... | |
| Hester L. S. Thrale Piozzi - 1861 - 490 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." (Vol. ix. p. 137.) — It is... | |
| Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
...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." (YoL ix. p. 137.) — It is... | |
| Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
...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." (Vol. ix. p. 137.) — -It... | |
| William Wordsworth - 1864 - 532 pagina’s
...Lost " 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** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies: facts adduced by the critic... | |
| William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870
...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 [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872
...were sold in eleven years ; and the nation, says Dr. ohnson, 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 icoo copies: facts adduced by the critic to prove... | |
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