... 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 - 1818
...To prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied **from 1623 to 166'4, that is, fortyone years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakespeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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** Shakespear, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1820
...paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied from I&23 - / **to 1664, that is, forty-one years, with only two editions of the works of** Shakspeare, which proba\ bly did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1821
...prove the paucity of readers, it may be sufficient to remark, that the nation had been satisfied from **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... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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... | |
| Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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... | |
| John Milton - 1824
...prove the pau" city of readers, it may be suffi" cient to remark, that the na" tion 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 to" getber make one thousand co" pies. The sale of thirteen "... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 the works of** Shakspeare, which probably did not together make one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
| Henry John Todd - 1826
...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 one thousand copies. The sale of thirteen hundred... | |
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