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" Yesterday I was at the rehearsal of the new opera composed by Handel : I like it extremely, but the taste of the town is so depraved, that nothing will be approved of but the burlesque. The Beggars' Opera entirely triumphs over the Italian one ; I have... "
The autobiography and correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: with ... - Page 158
by Mrs. Delany (Mary) - 1861
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The autobiography and correspondence of Mary Granville, mrs ..., Volume 1

Augusta Hall (baroness Llanover) - 1861
...Chronological Diary for 1728. In the last century it was usual to pronounce the town of Bristol as " Bristow" it is therefore probable that Mrs. Pendarves wrote...it is very comical and full of humour ; the songs wjll soon be published, and I will send them to you. To-morrow night I go again to see the Westminster...
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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mrs. Delany

Mrs. Delany (Mary) - 1879
...his imprudence and immorality, but a good estate and a beau — irresistible charms in these days. Yesterday I was at the rehearsal of the new opera...will soon be published, and I will send them to you. Mrs. Pendarves to Mrs. Anne Granville. LONDON, 7th November, 1728. It was the last command I was so...
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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mrs. Delaney, Rev. from Lady ...

Mrs. Delany (Mary) - 1879
...his imprudence and immorality, but a good estate and a beau — irresistible charms in these days. Yesterday I was at the rehearsal of the new opera...will soon be published, and I will send them to you. Mrs. Pendarves to Mrs. Anne GranMle. LONDON, 7th November, 1728. It was the last command I was so happy...
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"Polly Peachum": Being the Story of Lavinia Fenton (Duchess of Bolton) and ...

Charles E. Pearce - Beggar's opera - 1913 - 382 pages
...the taste of the town is so depraved that nothing will be approved of but the burlesque. The Beggar's Opera entirely triumphs over the Italian one ; I have...will soon be published and I will send them to you." In a letter dated February 29, 1728, she tells Mrs. A. Granville that at a supper " we were very merry...
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Gay's Beggar's Opera: Its Content, History & Influence

William Eben Schultz, Oliver Baty Cunningham Memorial Publication Fund, Elizabethan Club (Yale University) - Ballad opera - 1923 - 407 pages
...taste of the town is so depraved, that nothing will be approved of but the burlesque. The Beggar's Opera entirely triumphs over the Italian one; I have...songs will soon be published, and I will send them to you.29 On February 29, Mrs. Delany tells how she and her friends "were very merry, and sung the Beggar's...
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Gay's Beggar's Opera: Its Content, History & Influence

William Eben Schultz, Oliver Baty Cunningham Memorial Publication Fund, Elizabethan Club (Yale University) - Ballad opera - 1923 - 407 pages
...that nothing will be approved of but the burlesque. The Beggar's Opera entirely triumphs over the V Italian one; I have not yet seen it, but everybody...songs will soon be published, and I will send them to you.26 On February 29, Mrs. Delany tells how she and her friends "were very merry, and sung the Beggar's...
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