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" Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued Nature and reviving Sense ; To chase the charms of sound, the pomp of show, For useful mirth and salutary woe ; Bid scenic Virtue form the rising age, And Truth diffuse her radiance from the... "
The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions - Page 60
by Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 133 pages
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

Actors - 1766 - 107 pages
...night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued nature and reviving sense ; To chace the charms of sonnd, the pomp of show, For useful mirth and salutary woe...age, And truth diffuse her radiance from the stage." Notwithstanding so formidable a company were united at Drury lane, under Mr. Garrick's banner, Quin...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 5

1803
...once more be induced, since he will now have the opportunity—(he has long had the power—) " To bid the reign commence " Of rescued Nature, and reviving Sense ; " To chase the charms of sound, the pomps of show, " For useful mirth and salutary woe : " Bid senic virtue form the rising age, *' And...
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Public Characters, Volume 5

Biography - 1803 - 568 pages
...more be induced, since he will now have the opportunity—^(he has long had the power—) '• To bid the reign commence " Of rescued Nature, and reviving Sense ; " To chase the charms of sound, the pomps of show, " For useful mirth and salutary woe: " Bid senic virtue form the rising age, " And truth...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescu'd nature, and reviving sense ; To chase the charms of...age, And truth diffuse her radiance from the stage. * A famous stage boxer. t A rope dancer. PROLOGUE SPOKEN BY MR. GARRICK BEFORE THE MASQUE OF COMUS....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis Yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued Nature and reviving...age, And Truth diffuse her radiance from the stage. * Hunt, a famous boxer on the stage ; Mahomet, a rope_ dancer, who had exhibited at Covent-Garden Theatre...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; I ' J is yours, this uight, to bid the reign commence Of rescued nature, and reviving...pomp of show, For useful mirth and salutary woe ; Bid scenid virtue form the rising age, And truth diffuse her radiance from the stage. OLIVER GOLDSMITH....
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...the follics you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued Nature and reviving...Sound, the pomp of Show, For useful Mirth and salutary Wo ; Bid scenic virtue form the rising age, And Truth diffuse her radiance from the stage. IRENE; A...
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - Theater - 1809 - 284 pages
...Drury-Lane Theatre, in 1747, with these words addressed to the audience: "I'is yours, this uight, to bid the reign commence Of rescued Nature and reviving...charms of Sound, the pomp of Show, For useful Mirth and_ salutary Woe; Bill scenic Virtue form the rising age, And Truth diffuse her radiance from the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued Nature and reviving...age, And Truth diffuse her radiance from the stage. IRENE; A TRAGEDY. PROLOGUE. YE glitt'ring train, whom lace and velvet Suspend the soft solicitudes...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued Nature and reviving...and salutary woe; Bid scenic Virtue form the rising njre, And Truth diffuse her radiance from the stage. IRENE} A TRAGEDY. PROLOGUE. YE glitt'ring train,...
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