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