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" By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended; the time required by the fable elapses for the most part between the acts; for of so much of the action as is represented the real and poetical duration is the same. "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 107
1833
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...nor Athens, but a moderate theatre. By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended ; the time required by the fable elapses For the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first act, preparations for...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Sicily nor Athens, but a modern theatre ? By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended ; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first Act, preparations for...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...Plan of an Englifli Dictionary, p. 33. UNITIES OF TIME AND PLACE. * 1 The time required by a dramatic fable elapses, for the most part, between the acts; for of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, therefore, in the first act, preparations...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...Sicily nor Athens, but a modern theatre ? By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended ; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real vand poetical duration is the same. If, in the first act, preparations...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1806
...nor Athens, but a modern theatre ? . By supposition, as place is introduced, time maybe extended ; the time required by the fable elapses for the most part between the acts ; for, of so much f the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first act,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...Sicily nor Athens but a modern theatre ? By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended ; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first act, preparations for...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Sicily nor Athens, but a modern theatre ? By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first Act, preparations for...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Sicily nor Athens, but a modern theatre ? By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first Act, preparations for...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...Sicily nor Athens, but a modern theatre. By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended ; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first act, preparations for...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...Sicily nor Athens, but a modern theatre ? By supposition, as place is introduced, time may be extended; the time required by the fable elapses for the most...part between the acts ; for, of so much of the action as is represented, the real and poetical duration is the same. If, in the first act, preparations for...
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