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" This, says Pope *, had been tried for the first time in favour of the Distrest Mother; and was now, with more efficacy, practised for Cato. The danger was soon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ... - Page 372
by Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...practifed for Cato. The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded, every line in which Liberty was...unfelt.- The ftory of Bolingbroke is well known. He calledBooth to his box, and gave him fifty, guineas for defending the caufe of Li-- berty fo well againft...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...practifed for Cato. The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire I with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which Liberty was...Tories echoed every clap, to fhew that the fatire was nnfek.. The ftory of Bolingbrokc is well known. He called Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas...
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prefaces, biographical and critical, to the works of the english poets.

samuel johnson - 1781
...practifed for Cato. The danger was loon over. The whole nation was at that time on tire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which Liberty was mentioned, as a fatire dn the Tories ; and the Tories echoed every clap, to {hew that the fatire was unfelt. The ftory of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...practifed for Cato. The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which Liberty was mentioned, as a iatire on the Tories; and the Tories echoed every clap, to fnew that the fatire was unfelt. The ftory...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ... Account of the ...

Biography - 1793
...pack an audience. The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with fanion. The whigs applauded every line in which liberty was...the tories ; and the tories echoed every clap, to fliew that the fatire was unfelt. When it was printed, notice was given that the queen. would be pleafed...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...grand climacterick of Addifon's reputation. The whole nation was at that time on ,fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which liberty was...Tories echoed every clap, to fhew that the fatire was untelt. The play, fupported thus by the emulation of factious praife, was acted night after night for...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...pack an audience. The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faftion. The whigs applauded every line in which liberty was...the tories ; and the tories echoed every clap, to ihew that the fatire was unfelt. When it was printed, notice was given that the queen would be pleafed...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...practised for Cato. The danger was soon over. The whole nation was at thtft time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which Liberty was mentioned, as a satire on the Tories ; and the Tories echoed every clap, to shew that the satire was unfelt. The story...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...practifed for Cato. The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which Liberty was...the Tories ; and the Tories echoed every clap, to (hew that the fatire was unfelt. The ftory of Bolingbroke is well known. He called Booth to his box,...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...for Cato. .• . j The danger was foon over. The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which Liberty was...the Tories ; and the Tories echoed every clap, to Ihew that the fatire was unfelt. The jftqry of Bolingbroke is well known. He called Booth to his box,...
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