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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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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 5

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1857 - 410 pages
...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 PKRPETUAL DICTATOR." Although the Whig party had so much fallen in reputation, partly from their rejection...
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The Life of Alexander Pope: Including Extracts from His Correspondence

Robert Carruthers - 1857 - 490 pages
...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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The Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858
...satire was un* felt. 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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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...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,...him Captain General for life. It was April ; and in Aprjl, a hundred and thirty years ago, the London season was thought to be far advanced. During a whole...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...disturbed, the most severe and happy was Bolingbroke's. Between two aets, he sent for Booth to his box, and presented him, before the whole theatre, with a purse of fifty guineas, for defending the eause of liberty so well against a perpetual dietator.* It was April ; and in April, a hundred and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 118

1863
...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 English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1867 - 309 pages
...played Cato, into the box, and presented him with fifty guineas in acknowledgment (as he expressed it) for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. — POPE'S Letter to SIB W. '1 BUMBULL. the hands than the head I believe you have heard that, Cato...
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Memoirs and Correspondence of Francis Atterbury: D. D., Bishop of ..., Volume 1

Francis Atterbury - 1869
...and Dean of Durham. the principal character, into his box, where he presented the accomplished actor with a purse of fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against " Perpetual Dictators." Pope, in a letter, adds : — The Wnigs are unwilling to be distanced in this...
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The Four Georges: The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 362 pages
...played Colo, into the box, and presented him with fifty guineas in acknowledgment (as he expressed it) for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. " — POPE'S Letters to SIR W. TRUMBULL. " Cato " ran for thirty-five nights without interruption....
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The Four Georges: The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 362 pages
...played Cato, into the box, and presented him with fifty guineas in acknowledgment (as he expressed it) for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator." —POPE'S Letters to SIR W. TRUMBULL. " Cato " ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope...
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