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Page 131 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 312 - prentice, making holiday with his sweetheart, treated her with a sight of Bedlam, the puppet-shows, the flying-chairs, and all the elegancies of Moorfields; from whence, proceeding to the Farthing Pye-house, he gave her a collation of buns, cheesecakes, gammon of bacon, stuffed beef, and bottled ale ; through all which scenes the author dodged them (charmed with the simplicity of their courtship), from whence he drew this little sketch of Nature...
Page 211 - I have introduced the similes that are in all your celebrated operas: the swallow, the moth, the bee, the ship, the flower, etc.
Page 149 - During the years of scarcity at the end of the last and beginning of the present century...
Page 311 - The most Tragical Tragedy that ever was Tragedized by any Company of Tragedians...
Page 71 - ... accompanying the organ, was introduced a concert of twenty-four violins between every pause, after the French fantastical light way, better suiting a tavern, or playhouse, than a church. This was the first time of change, and now we no more heard the cornet which gave life to the organ ; that instrument quite left off in which the English were so skilful.
Page 327 - And yet nevertheless, for the comforting of such as delight in music, it may be permitted, that in the beginning or in the end of Common Prayer, either at morning or evening, there may be sung an hymn or such like song to the praise of Almighty God, in the best melody and music that may be conveniently devised, having respect that the sentence of the hymn may be understood and perceived.
Page 317 - Dansons la carmagnole , Vive le son, vive le son, Dansons la carmagnole, Vive le son du canon.
Page 62 - The identity of the pieces in the programmes at the end of the last and the beginning of the present century is rarely certain. ' New Grand Overture, Haydn,' or 'Grand Overture, MS., Haydn,' is the usual designation of Haydn's symphonies as they were produced at Salomon's concerts in 1 791, '92.