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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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Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1899
...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 of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. 20 It was April; and in April, a hundred and thirty years ago, the London season was thought to be...
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Lives of Milton and Addison

Samuel Johnson, John Wight Duff - 1900 - 209 pages
...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 10 Pope, design a second present, when they can accompany it with as good a sentence....
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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...Marlborough, who had so long had his own way. He sent between the acts for Booth, who acted Cato, and gave him tary right in matters of succession that caused Elizabeth to imprison the author and bid John Dennis appeared as a hostile critic, with Remarks upon Cato, a Tragedy ; and Pope then, upon a...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 1

Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee - 1885
...Bolingbroke, as Pope told Caryll (30 April 1713), sent for Booth, the actor of Cato, and presented him with fifty guineas for ' defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator,' innuendo Marlborough ; and the wings, says Pope, intend a similar present and are trying to invent...
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Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1902 - 315 pages
...happy was Bolingbroke's. Between two acts he sent for Booth to his box, and presented him, be5 fore the whole theatre, with a purse of fifty guineas for...Dictator. This was a pungent allusion to the attempt which Marl borough had made, not long before bis fall, to obtain 10 a patent creating him Captain General...
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Macaulay's Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1900 - 158 pages
...presented him, before the whole broke. theatre, with a purse of fifty guineas for defending the 15 cause of liberty so well against a perpetual Dictator....which Marlborough had made, not long before his fall, 1 to obtain a patent creating him Captain General for life. 1n. It was April; and in April, a hundred...
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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. TBCMBULL. Cato ran for thirty-five nights without interruption. Pope wrote...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review ..., Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903
...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,...long before his fall, to obtain a patent creating him CaptainGeneral for life. It was April ; and in April, a hundred and thirty yeĞip ago, the London season...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903 - 226 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,...defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual Die3o tator. This was a pungent allusion to the attempt which Marlborough had made, not long before...
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Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1904 - 184 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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