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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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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ...

Maude Gillette Phillips - 1885 - 1150 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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Lectures on the English humourists of the eighteenth century: Mit ..., Volume 1

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...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.26") Cato ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...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. TRUMRULL. Cato ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope wrote...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volume 1

Maude Gillette Phillips - 1885
...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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Famous Plays with a Discourse by Way of Prologue on the Playhouses of the ...

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - 1886 - 313 pages
...sent for Barton Booth, and presented him with a purse of fifty guineas as some acknowledgment for his "defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator." This perpetual dictator being none other than the great Duke of Marlborough, a staunch Whig, who at this...
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Complete Works, Volume 4

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1886
...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. TRUMBCLL. ovations, complimentary garlands from literary men, translations...
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Sir Roger de Coverley: Essays from the "Spectator."

Joseph Addison - 1887 - 172 pages
...the acts, and presented him with fifty guineas, in acknowledg1 Johnson, merit, 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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Life of Viscount Bolingbroke

Arthur Hassall - 1889 - 237 pages
...Bolingbroke cleverly fumed the tables on his opponents by presenting the leading actor, Booth, with fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. On the 5th of May 1713, peace was proclaimed in London, and was received with universal rejoicing....
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The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1889
...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. TRUMRCLL. " Cato " ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope...
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets: A Selection

Samuel Johnson - 1890
...April 14th, 1713. 3 An adaptation by Ambrose Phillips, from a tragedy by Racine. Vid. infr. vol. iii. 4 This was a pungent allusion to the attempt which Marlborough...long before his fall, to obtain a patent creating him CaptainGeneral fur life. Macaulay's Essays, p. 712. 5 Pope to Trumbull, April 30th, 1713. and the author,...
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