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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

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...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 wi;h as good a sentence....
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...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 play, supported thus' by the emulation of factious praise, was acted night after night, for a longer...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

1803
...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 play, supported thus by the emulation of factious praise, was acted night after night, for a longer...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...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 Popr, design a second present; when they can accompany it with as good a sentence....
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...acts, and presented him with fifty guineas ; in acknowledgment, as he expressed it with great address, for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. approbation. But I have always thought, that those pompous Roman sentiments are not so difficult to...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 pages
...between one of the acts, and preiented 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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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...satire was unR-.lt . The story of Bolingbroke is well known. He called Booth ta 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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Works, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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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