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

...he actors are the abstract and brief chronicles of the times. And so the people insisted that the actors should give them an exhibition of the licentious times rather than the splendid lessons of Shakespeare . As the social world improved in its tastes the drama followed it—nay, in some instances has led it. Jefferson, Thomas
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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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