Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Shakespeare” in entry jefferson-joseph of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:

...therefore, that there were no good plays, but that the vicious public wanted bad ones, and while rakes and unprincipled gallants and vile women were the heroes and heroines of the stage, the plays of Shakespeare had been written for a hundred years. Such lovely creatures as Rosalind, Desdemona, Beatrice, Ophelia, Imogene, Portia, and Juliet, together with their noble mates, Orlando, Benedict, Hamlet, Romeo...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Shakespeare 928 50 0 0 0 user votes
William Shakespeare 88 0 0 0 0 user votes
Harvard Shakespeare 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
John Shakespeare 2 0 0 0 0 user votes

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