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" He rather prays you will be pleased to see One such, today, as other plays should be; Where neither chorus wafts you o'er the seas, Nor creaking throne comes down the boys to please, Nor nimble squib is seen to make afeard The gentlewomen, nor rolled... "
The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes - Page 1
1811
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...doth come 5 But deeds, and language, such as men do use. And persons, such as comedy would chuse ; When she would shew an image of the times, And sport...with human follies, not with crimes ; Except we make them such, by loving still Our popular errors, as you'll all confess, By laughing at them, they deserve...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson - 1811
...comes down the boy» to please : Nor nimble squib is seen to make afeard The gentlewomen ; nor roul'd bullet heard To say, it thunders; nor tempestuous...such as men do use, And persons, such as Comedy would chuse, VV hen she would shew an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes.'...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...comes down the boys to please : Nor nimble squib is seen to make afeard The gentlewomen ; nor roll'd bullet heard To say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous...persons, such as comedy would choose, When she would sheto an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes? * This Prologue, which...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816
...comes down the boys to please : Nor nimble sotuib. is seen to make afeard The gentlewomen ; nor roll'd bullet heard To say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth com$ But deeds, and language, such as men do use/ And persons, such as comedy would choose, When she...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...Where neither chorus wafts you o'er the seas, Nor creaking throne conies down, the boys to please, Nor nimble squib is seen, to make afeard The gentlewomen;...such as men do use. And persons, such as comedy would chuse, * When she would shew an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes;...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden - 1821
...please, Nor nimble squib is seen, to make afeard The gentlewomen ; nor rolled bullet heard To Bay, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell...such as men do use, And persons, such as comedy would chusc, When she would shew an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes ; Except...
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Oxberry's dramatic biography and histrionic anecdotes [ed. by C.E. Oxberry].

1825
...XIV. SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1825. VOL. I. OF •wxx.x.IAin OXBEH.BY, A person such as comedy would chuse, When she would shew an image of the times, And sport with human follies — not with crimes. THERE is a feeling connected with death, that would fain treat this memoir with serious attention ;...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - English literature - 1836
...; Where neither chorus wafts you o'er the seas, Nor creaking throne comes down, the boys to please, Nor nimble squib Is seen, to make afeard The gentlewomen...persons, such as comedy would choose, When she would show an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes; Except we make them such,...
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New Illustrations of the Life, Studies, and Writings of Shakespeare, Volume 1

Joseph Hunter - 1845
...Where neither chorus wafts you o'er the seas, Nor creaking throne comes down, the boys to please : Nor nimble squib is seen to make afeard The gentlewomen...with human follies, not with crimes. Except we make them such, by loving still * Worts of Ben Jonson, Giflbrd's edition, 8vo. 1816, vol. ip xxv. of The...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1854
...The gentlewomen j nor roll'd bullet heard To say it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to Icll you when the storm doth come; But deeds and language...persons such as comedy would choose, When she would show an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes." H. 3 Opinion, the commentators...
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