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The beauties of Shakespear: regularly selected from each play. With a general index, digesting them under proper heads. Illustrated with explanatory notes, and similar passages from ancient and modern authors. By William Dodd, B. A. Late of Clare-Hall, Cambridge. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n, And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. See. Midsummer Night's Dream, In two volumes. ...
- Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
- MDCCLXXIII. 
An appendix to observations on Hamlet; being an attempt to prove that Shakspeare designed that tragedy as an indirect censure on Mary Queen of Scots. Containing I Some Observations on Dramas, which professedly allude to the Occurrences and Characters of the times in which they were written, and an Answer to Objections brought against the Hypothesis. II. Some farther Arguments in support of it. And III. An Answer to the Objections brought against Dr. Warburton's Hypothesis respecting an Allusion to Mary Queen or Scots in the celebrated Passage in the Midsummer Night's Dream. By James Plumptre, M.A.
- Plumptre, James, 1770-1832.
- MDCCXCVII.