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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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An Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 105 pages
...Bolingbroke's. Between two acts, he sent for Booth to his box, and presented him, before the whole theater, with a purse of fifty guineas for defending the cause...Dictator. This was a pungent allusion to the attempt which 3. The October. The Kit-Kat aud the October were the political clubs the two parties. Marlborough had...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1893 - 190 pages
...was 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 fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty 5 so well against a perpetual Dictator. This was a pungent allusion to the attempt which Marlborough...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1893 - 207 pages
...was 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 fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty G so well against a perpetual Dictator. This was a pungent allusion to the attempt which Marlborough...
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Johnson's Life of Addison, with intr. and notes by F. Ryland

Samuel Johnson - 1893
...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...the play, liolingbroke 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 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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Historical Sketches of the Reign of Queen Anne

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1894 - 381 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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Historical Characters of the Reign of Queen Anne

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1894 - 207 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 Presbyterian Quarterly, Volume 8

1894
...to come into his box, and presented him with fifty guineas in acknowledgment (as lie expressed it) for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator." But even in Dr. Johnson's time, Cato had come to be regarded as " rather a poem in dialogue than a...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 211 pages
...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,...obtain a patent' creating him Captain General for life. 112. It was April; and in April, a hundred and thirty years ago, the London season was thought to be...
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