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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 HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY

W. J. COURTHOPE - 1905
...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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Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1907 - 150 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,...Marlborough had made, not long before his fall, to obtain a 20 patent creating him Captain General for life. It was April ; and in April, a hundred and thirty...
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Dramatic History of the World

Kolachelam Rao S. - 1986 - 326 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." " In connection with Barton Booth as Cato of which he was the original representative, there is a story...
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Selections from the Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1909 - 479 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, 35 says Pope, design a second present, when they can accompany it with as good a sentence....
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Essays on Addison and Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1910
...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,...cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator. Thia was a pungent allusion to the attempt which Marlborough had made, not long before his fall, to...
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English Essays from Sir Philip Sidney Macaulay

1910 - 421 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 Pope, design a second present, when they can accompany it with as good a sentence....
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The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Hugh Chisholm - 1910
...great demonstration of indignation against the peace, and by Bolingbroke for presenting the actor Booth with a purse of fifty guineas for '' defending the cause of liberty against a perpetual dictator " (Marlborough). In the terms granted to England there was perhaps little...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Hugh Chisholm - 1910
...great demonstration of indignation against the peace, and by Bolingbrokc for presenting the actor Booth with a purse of fifty guineas for " defending the cause of liberty against a perpetual dictator " (Marlborough). In the terms granted to England there was perhaps little...
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The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Hugh Chisholm - 1910
...great demonstration of indignation against the peace, and by Bolingbroke for presenting the actor Booth .with a purse of fifty guineas for "defending the cause of liberty against a perpetual dictator" (Marlborough). In the terms granted to England there was perhaps little...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Aus to Cal

1910
...demonstration of indignation against the peace, and by Boîingbroke for presenting the actor Booth .with a purse of fifty guineas for " defending the cause of liberty against a perpetual dictator " (Marlborough). In the terms granted to England there was perhaps little...
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