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" When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest the courtiers offended, should be ; If you mention vice or bribe, 'Tis so pat to all the tribe, Each cries — That was levelld at me. "
Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: A-L - Page 51
by David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - 1812
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The poetical works of Robert Fergusson, with biogr intr., notes and glossary ...

Robert Fergusson - 1773
...canker from the year's decay. TO SIR JOHN FIELDING. ON HIS ATTEMPT TO SUPPRESS " THE BEGGARS' OPERA.' When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest the courtiers offended should be ; When you mention vice or bribe, 'Tis so pat to all the tribe, Each cries, " It was levell'd at me...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - 1791 - 66 pages
...ejse might turn to your prejudice. Learn to be more guarded, I beg you. AIR. "How happy are we, £3c. When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage Lest the courtiers rffcndcd should bt ; If you mention vice or bribe, 'Tii so pat to all the tribe Each cries That was...
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The Medical and Physical Journal

1810
...French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, and Latin." But he had not learned John Gay's prudential maxim, " . When you censure the age, ' " Be cautious and sage, •' " Lest the Courtiers' offended should be.", -f " O Great TOBACCO! greater than Great Can, Great Turk, Great Tartar, or -Great Tamerlane ! With...
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The Poetical Works: Of Robert Fergusson, with the Life of the Author. By ...

Robert Fergusson - 1800 - 223 pages
...fears no canker from the year's decay. TO SIR JOHN FIELDING, On bis Attempt to Sufpreft the BEGGARS When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest the courtiers offended should be; When you mention vice or bribe, 'Tis so pat to all the tribe,Each cries, It was levell'd at me. GAY....
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The British drama

British drama - 1804
...might turn to your prejudice. Learn to be more guarded, I beg you. AIR. — How happy are we, 4-f. When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest...courtiers offended should be ; If you mention vice or bribe, Tis so pat to all the tribe, Each cries That was levell'd at me. Peach. Here's poor Ned Clincher's...
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The works of Robert Fergusson, to which is prefixed, a sketch of the author ...

Robert Fergusson - 1807
...canker from the year's decay. TO SIR JOHN FIELDING, On his Attempt to suppress the Beggar's Opera. When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest the courtiers offended should be ; When you mention vice or bribe, 'Tis so pat to all the tribe, Each cries, — It was levelled at...
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Works: With a sketch of the author's life

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 364 pages
...no canker from the year's decay. TO SIR JOHN FIELDING, On his Attempt to suppress the Beggars Opera. When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest the courtiers offended should be ; When you mention vice or bribe, 'Tis so pat to all the tribe, Each cries, — It was levelled at...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...turn to your prejudice. Learn to be more guarded, I beg you. AIR. — LOCKIT. " How happy are we, &c." When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest...courtiers offended, should be ; If you mention vice or bribe, 'Tis so pat to all the tribe, Each cries — That was levelld at me. Peach. Here's poor Ned...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 2

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...treacherous, that even those •who seem fondest of Maclieatb, at the very time they are care-wing him, are beckoning behind his back to the thief-taker...courtiers offended should be : If you mention vice or trite, *T is so pat to all the tribe, That each cries, Tkatt ivas leveirj at me ! Sir Robert, observing...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 19

History - 1826
...is recorded that great expectation of the satire of the opera was excited, and that in the song, " When you censure the age, Be cautious and sage, Lest,...courtiers offended should be. If you mention vice or bribe, "TU so pat to all the tribe, That each cries, ' That was levell'd at me,' "— the whole audience...
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