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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 William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...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 SIR W. TRUMBULL. " Cato " ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...applauding the play, Bolingbroke presenting Booth, who performed Cato, with fifty guineas 'in acknowledgment for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator.' Addison disclaimed all political design, and waived the profits of the performances of the tragedy...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1870
...disturbed, the most severe and happy was Bolingbroke's. Between two acts, ho sent for Booth to his box, and presented him, before the whole theatre, with a purse of fifty guineas, for defendmg the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. It was April; and in April, a hundred...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 129

1870
...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, said Pope, design a second present when they can accompany it with as good a sentence.'...
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History of England Comprising the Reign of Queen Anne Until the ..., Volume 2

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1872
...acts, he publicly presented him with a purse of fifty guineas, and thanked him for having defended the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual Dictator. This was clearly understood as referring to the attempt which had been made by Marlborough, and which I have...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...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'S1R W. TRUMBULL. "Cato" ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope...
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A First Sketch of English Literature, Part 3

Henry Morley - 1873 - 912 pages
...Marlborough, who had so long had his own way. He sent between the acts for Booth, who acted Cato, and gave him fifty guineas, " for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator." John Dennis appeared as a hostile critic, with Remarks upon Cato, a Tragedy; and Pope then, upon a...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1873 - 600 pages
...applauding the play, Bolingbroke presenting Booth, who performed Cato, with fifty guineas 'in acknowledgment for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator.' Addison disclaimed all political design, and waived the profits of the performances of the tragedy...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1874
...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,...attempt which Marlborough had made, not long before his Q2 228 LIFE AND WRTTINGS OF ADDISON. fall, to obtain a patent creating him Captain General for life....
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Lancashire Worthies

Francis Espinasse - 1874 - 469 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,...
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