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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 Eclectic Review, Volume 14; Volume 78

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1843
...Booth, the celebrated actor, was playing Cato, Lord Bolingbroke sent for him into his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well ' against a perpetual dictator:' glancing at the protracted sway of the Duke of Marlborough; or rather at his attempt to be made CaptainGeneral...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1843
...Booth, the celebrated actor, was playing Cato, Lord Bolingbroke sent for him into his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well ' against a perpetual dictator:' glancing at the protracted sway of the Duke of Marlborough; or rather at his attempt to be made CaptainGeneral...
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The Life of Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - 1843
...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.* The whigs are unwilling to be distanced this way, and therefore design a present to the same Cato very...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1844
...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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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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...
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The North American Review, Volume 64

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1847
...established his fame in the part of Cato. Bolingbroke made him a present of fifty guineas, as he said, " for defending the cause of liberty so well against a Perpetual Dictator " ; in which that versatile personage made it clear to the player, that there were actors, not trained...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 7. The Whigs are unwilling to be distanced this way, and therefore design a present to the same Cato...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1849
...should applaud it most, Bolingbroke called Booth into his box at the theatre, and gave him a purse with fifty guineas " for defending the cause of liberty so well against a PERPETUAL DICTATOR." Although the Whig party had so much fallen in reputation, partly from their rejection of the overtures...
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The Literary Remains of the Late William B.O. Peabody, D.D.

William Bourn Oliver Peabody - 1850 - 448 pages
...established his fame in the part of Cato. Bolingbroke made him a present of fifty guineas, as he said, " for defending the cause of liberty so well against a Perpetual Dictator ; " in which that versatile personage made it clear to the player, that there were actors, not trained...
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LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGAND (VOL IV)

1851
...should applaud it most, Bolingbroke called Booth into his box at the theatre, and gave him a purse with fifty guineas " for defending the cause of liberty so well against a PERPETUAL DICTATOR." Although the Whig party had so much fallen in reputation, partly from the rejection of the overtures...
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