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" Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. "
Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 374
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...uneasiness and solicitude during the representation. Bolingbroke called Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well, against a perpetual dictator. Warton. Ver, 46. As Cato's self, #c.] This alludes to that famous story of his coming into the Theatre,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...uneasiness and solicitude during the representation. Bolingbroke called Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well, against a perpetual dictator. Warton. Ver. 46. As Cato's self, fyc.] This alludes to that famous story of his coming into the Theatre,...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1824
...between one of the acts, and presented him with fifty guineas, in acknowledgment, as he expressed it, for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual Dictator."* This piece, which was represented for thirty-five successive nights, and was also performed at Oxford and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1824
...between one of the acts, and presented him with fifty guineas, in acknowledgment, as he expressed it, for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual Dictator."* This piece, which was represented for thirty-five successive nights, and was also performed at Oxford and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...satire was unfelt. The story of Bolingbroke is well known. He called Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. The whigs, says Pope, design a second present, when they can accompany it with as good a sentence....
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 11

1826
...ever cheer, to shew that the satire was not felt. Bolingbroke called Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas, for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. The play thus supported by the emulation of factious praise, was acted night after night for a longer...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1830
...was unfelt. Bolingbroke called Booth, who played the part of Cato, to his box, and presented him with fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator." Thus supported by the emulation of parties, the play was acted night after night for a longer time...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 52

1834
...of Bolingbroke (tlie leader of the Tories) is well known. He called Booth into his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator (the Duke of Marlborough, the leader of the Whigs). The Whigs, says Pope, design a second present when...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 502 pages
...satire was unt'elt. The story of Bolingbroke is well known. He called Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of Liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. " The Whigs," says Pope, " design a second present, when they can accompany it with as good a sentence."...
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew - 1843
...disturbed, the most severe and happy was Bolingbroke's. Between two acts, he sent for Booth to his box, and presented him, before the whole theatre,...of liberty so well against a perpetual Dictator.* It was April ; and in April, a hundred and thirty years ago, the London season was thought to be far...
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