To a certain extent the figure of dogberry and more especially the face, justify Tieck's repugnance.
Here is an ignoramus, and dogberry is placed on the judge's bench.
dogberry and Verges are of a different species from the comic policeman of musical comedy.
Like dogberry, these things are to him but the gift of God; and he knows them at his birth.
This was an ill-looking fellow, with one eye damaged,—a most unamiable dogberry.
It is an important examination, and therefore, like dogberry, we must spare no wisdom.
The best that Tieck can say for the dogberry scene as a whole is, that in spite of its exaggerations, it has much comic power.
It is just what the local dogberry and the scratch jury happen to find.
As dogberry would put it, “It is most tolerable and not to be endured.”
I meant no comparisons; comparisons are odorous, saith dogberry.