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" to claim the promise just upon the finishing of a poem, when I would have been glad of a little respite. — Two- thirds of it belonged to him; and to me only the first scene of the play, the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of... "
A dictionary of old English plays, existing either in print or in manuscript ... - Page 79
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, David Erskine Baker - 1860 - 296 pages
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...the first time the tragedy of THE DUKE OP GUISE, of which Nat. Lee contributed two-thirds, and Dryden the first scene, the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth.' He likewise furnished, beside the Prologue and Epilogue, as they now appear, another Epilogue* intended...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...the first time the tragedy of THE DUKE OF GUISE, of which Nat. Lee contributed two-thirds, and Dryden the first scene, the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth. 8 He likewise furnished, beside the Prologue and Epilogue, as they now appear, another Epilogue* intended...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...the first time the tragedy of THE DUKE OP GUISE, of which Nat. Lee contributed two-thirds, and Dryden the first scene, the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth.' He likewise furnished, beside the Prologue and Epilogue, as they now appear, another Epilogue' intended...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

John Dryden - 1800
...the first time the tragedy of THE DUKE OF GUISE, of which Nat. Lee contributed two-thirds, and Dryden the first scene, the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth.8 He likewise furnished, beside the Prologue and Epilogue, as they now appear, another Epilogue9...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...merits of my friend* Two-thirds of it belonged to him; and then to me only the first scene of the play, the whole fourth act, and the first half or somewhat more of the fifth. The pamphleteers, I know, do very boldly insinuate, that before the acting of it, I took the whole...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...little respite.— Two thirds of it " belonged to him ; and to me only the first scene of the play, the whole " fourth act, and the first half or somewhat more of the fifth." This was a play written professedly for the party of the duke of York, \vhosesuccessionwasthenopposed....
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...merits of my friend. Two-thirds of it belonged to him ; and to me only the first scene of the play ; the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth. The pamphleteers, I know, do very boldly insinuate, that, " before the acting of it, I took the whole...
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The Works of John Dryden,: The life of John Dryden

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...merits of my friend. Two-thirds of it belonged to him ; and to me only the first scene of the play ; the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth. The pamphleteers, I know, do very boldly insinuate, that, " before the acting of it, I took the whole...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...little respite. — Ttto-thirds of it belonged to him ; " and to me only the first scene of the play, the " whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat " more, of the fifth." This was a play written professedly for the party of the Duke of York, whose succession was then opposed....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1811
...little re spite .—Two-thirds of it belonged to him ; and to me only the first scene of the play, the whole fourth act, and the first half, or somewhat more, of the fifth." This was a» play written professedly for the party of the duke of York, whose succession was then...
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