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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: A-L - Page 50
by David Erskine Baker - 1812
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Elegant edition of fables by John Gay, with the life of the author

John Gay - 1796
...us ease soon ; for that " duke (besides his own good taste) has a parti" cular knack, as any one now living, in discover" ing the taste of the public....stronger and stronger every act, and " ended in a clamour of applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the DUNCIAD : " This piece was...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...taste) has a particular knack, as any one now living, in disco-- 'wring the ta.stc of the publick. He was quite right. in this, as usual ; "the good-nature...stronger and stronger every act, " and ended in a clamour of applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the >undad .' " This piece was...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...good taste) has a particulaf knack, as any one now living, in disco" vering the taste of the publick. He was quite right in this, as usual ; !' the good-nature...audience appeared stronger and stronger every act, '.c and ended in a clamour of applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the Dunciad...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 640 pages
...that duke (besides his own good last;:) has a particular knack, as any one now living, in discovering the taste of the public. He was quite right in this,...appeared stronger and stronger every act, and ended in a clamour gf applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the Dunciad: " This piece was...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1810
...that duke, beside his own good taste, has a particular knack, as any one now living, in discovering the taste of the public. He was quite right in this as usual ; the good nature of the audience appeared stronger and stronger every act, and ended in a clamour of applause."...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...living, in discovering the taste of the public. He was quite right in this as usual ; the good nature of the audience appeared stronger and stronger every act, and ended in a clamour of applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the Dunciad. " This piece was...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...tkat duke (besides his own good taste) has a particular knack, as any one W living, in discovering the taste of the public. He was quite right in this, as usal; the good-nature of the audience appeared stronger and stronger every act, and emled in a clamour...
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Works, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...that duke (besides his own good taste) has a particular knack, as any one now living, in discovering the taste of the public. He was quite right in this...appeared stronger and stronger every act, and ended in a clamour of applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the Dunciad: " This piece was...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1811
...that duke (besides his own good taste) has a particular knack, as any one now living, in discovering the taste of the public. He was quite right in this...appeared stronger and stronger every act, and ended in a clamour of applause." Its reception is thus recorded in the notes to the Dunciad: " This piece was...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 2

Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...taste) has a particular knack, ** as any one living, in discover" ing the taste of the public. I " was quite right in this, as usual; " the good-nature...stronger and stronger " every act, and ended in a da" mour of applause." Many persons, however, have decried this piece; written, and even preached in...
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