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moirs of Shakspere and the Stage History of his Time are inserted, which were never before collected and published. By a strolling Player (John Roberts). 8vo. 1729.

Some Remarks on the Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, written by William Shakspere. Printed for W. Wilkins in Lombard-Street. 8vo. 1736.

Explanatory and Critical Notes on divers Passages of Shakspere's Plays, by Francis Peck. Printed with his “ New Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Mr. John Milton.” 4to. 1740.

An Essay towards fixing the true Standards of Wit and Humour, Raillery, Satire, and Ridicule: to which is added, an Analysis of the Characters of an Humourist, Sir John Falstaff, Sir Roger de Coverley; and Don Quixote. [By Corbyn Morris.] 8vo. 1744.

Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth : with Remarks on Sir Thomas Hanmer's Edition of Shakspere. To which is affixed-Proposals for a new Edition of Shakspere, with a Specimen. [By Dr. Samuel Johnson.] 12mo. 1745.

A Word or two of Advice to William Warburton, a Dealer in many words. By a Friend [Dr. Grey]. With an Appendix containing a taste of William's spirit of railing. 8vo. 1746.

Critical Observations on Shakspere: by John Upton, Prebendary of Rochester. First Edition, 8vo. 1746. Second Edition, 1748. · Essay on English Tragedy, with Remarks on the Abbé Le Blanc's Observations on the English Stage. By William Guthrie, Esq. 8vo. No date. [1747.]

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An Inquiry into the Learning of Shakspere, with Remarks on several Passages of his Plays. In a Conversation between Eugenius and Neander. By Peter Whalley, A. B. Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford. 8vo. 1748.

An Answer to certain Passages in Mr. WPreface to his Edition of Shakspere, together with some Remarks on the many Errors and false Criti. cisms in the Work itself. 8vo. 1748.

Remarks upon a late Edition of Shakspere : with a long String of Emendations borrowed by the cele. brated Editor from the Oxford Edition without acknowledgment. To which is prefixed a Defence of the late Sir Thomas Hanmer, Bart. Addressed to the Rev. Mr. Warburton, Preacher of Lincoln's-Inn, &c. 8vo. No date.

An Attempte to rescue that aunciente English Poet and Play-wrighte, Maister Williame Shakspere, from the many Errours faulsely charged on himn by certaine new-fangled Wittes; and to let him speak for himself, as right well he wotteth, when freede from the many careless nuistakings of the heedless first Imprinters of his Workes. By a Gentleman formerly of Grey's-Inn. [Mr. Holt.] 8vo. 1749.

A free and familiar Letter to that great refiner of Pope and Shakspere, the Rev. Mr. William War. burton, preacher of Lincoln's-Iun. With Remarks upon the Epistle of Friend A. E. In which his unhandsome treatment of this celebrated writer is exposed in the manner it deserves. By a Country Curate [Dr. Grey). 8vo. 1750.

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Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: with a Preface containing some general Remarks on the Writings of Shakspere. 8vo. 1752.

The Beauties of Shakspere : 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 ClareHall, Cambridge. 2 Vols. 12mo. First Edition, 1752. Second Edition, 1757. Third Edition, 3 Vols. 19mo. 1782.

Shakspere Illustrated : or the Novels and Histories on which the Plays of Shakspere are founded, collected and translated from the original Authors, with critia cal Remarks. In two Volumes. [By Mrs. Lenox.] 12mo. 1753.

A third Volume with the same Title, 1754.

The Novel from which the Play of the Merchant of Venice, written by Shakspere, is taken, translated from the Italian. To which is added, a Translation of a Novel from the Decamerone of Bocaccio. 8vo. 1755.

Critical, Historical, and Explanatory Notes on Shakspere, with Emendations of the Text and Metre: by Zacliary Grey, LL. D. 2 Vols. 1755. * :

The Canons of Criticism and Glossary, being a Supplement to Mr. Warburton's Edition of Shakspere. Collected from the Notes in that celebrated Work, and proper to be bound up with it. By the other

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· Gentleman of Lincoln's-Inn. [Mr. Edwards.) First

Edition, 8vo. 1748. Seventh Edition with Additions, 8vo. 1765. Remarks on Shakspere, by Mr. Roderick, are printed at the end of this Edition.

A Revisal of Shakspere's Text, wherein the Alterations introduced into it by the more Modern Editors and Criticks, are particularly considered. By Mr. Heath. 8vo. 1765.

A Review of Dr. Johnson's New Edition of Shakspere; in which the Ignorance or Inattention of that Editor is exposed, and the Poet defended from the Persecution of his Commentators. By W. Kenrick, 8vo. 1765.

An Examination of Mr. Kenrick's Review of Mr. Johnson's Edition of Shakspere. 8vo. 1766.

A Defence of Mr. Kenrick's Review of Dr. John. son's Shakspere, containing a number of curious and ludicrous Anecdotes of Literary Biography. By a Friend. 8vo. 1766.

Observations and Conjectures on some Passages of Shakopere. By Thomas Tyrwhitt, Esq. 8vo. 1766. - An Essay on the Learning of Shakspere, addressed

to Joseph Cradock, Esq. By the Rev. Dr. Richard - Fariner. 8vo: 1767. Second Edition, 12mo. 1767. - A Letter to David Garrick, Esq. concerning a. Glossary to the Plays of Shakspere, on a more extensive Plan than has hitherto appeared. To which is added a Specimen. By Richard Warner, Esq. . 8vo. 1768.

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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspere, compared with the Greek and French Dramatick Poets, with some Remarks upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire. By Mrs. Montagu, 8vo. 1770, Second Edition, 1776. . · The Tragedy of King Lear, as lately published, vindicated from the Abuse of the Critical Reviewers; and the wonderful Genius and Abilities of those Gentlemen for Criticism, set forth, celebrated, and extolled. By the Editor of King Lear. [Charles Jennens, Esq.) 8vo. 1772..

Shakspere, 4to. This piece was written by Dr. Kenrick Prescott, and is dated Feb. 5, 1774.

Introduction to the School of Shakspere, held on Wednesday Evenings in the Apollo, at the DevilTavern, Temple-Bar. To which is added, A Retort Courteous on the Criticks, as delivered at the Second and Third Lectures. 8vo. No Date, but printed in 1774.

Cursory Remarks on Tragedy, on Shakspere, and on certain French and Italian Poets, &c. (said to have been written by Mr. Thomas.) Crown 8vo. :1774.

A Philosophical Analysis and Illustration of some of Shakspere's remarkable Characters. By William Richardson, Esq. Professor of Humanity in the Uni,versity of Glasgow. First Edition. 12mo. 1773. Second, 1774.

The Morality of Shakspere's Drama illustrated. By Mrs. Griffith. 8vo. 1775.

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