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" Prentice. I have often wished that our tragedians would copy after this great master in action. Could they make the same use of their arms and legs, and inform their faces with as significant looks and passions, how glorious would an English tragedy appear... "
Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians - Page 375
edited by - 1907
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...legs, and inform their faces with as fignificant looks and palfions, how glorious would an Engtijb tragedy appear with that action which is capable of...dignity to the forced thoughts, cold conceits, and unnatural expreffions of an Italian opera. In the mean time, I have related this combat of the lion,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...the greatness of his behaviour, and degraded into the character of the London 'Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this...and inform their faces with as significant looks and pasv8L. I. H sions, how glorious would an English tragedy appear with that action, which is capable...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...greatness of his behaviour, and degraded into the character of the London, 'Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this great master in action. Could they make llie same use of their arms and legs, and inform their faces with as significant looks and pa«veu...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...greatness of his behaviour, and degraded into the character of. the London 'Prentice. I have often wished that our tragedians would copy after this great master in action. Sfowa they make the same use of their arms and leg^ a^R inform their faces with as significant looks...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...the London Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this great master of action. Could they make the same use of their arms...appear with that action which is capable of giving dignity to the forced thoughts, cold conceits, and unnatural expressions of an Italian opera! In the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...the greatness of his behaviour, and degraded into the character of the London Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this...dignity to the forced thoughts, cold conceits, and unnatural expressions of an Italian opera ! In the mean time, I have related this combat of the lion,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...the greatness of his behaviour, and degraded into the character of the London Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this...dignity to the forced thoughts, cold conceits, and unnatural expressions of an Italian opera ! In the mean time, I have related this combat of the lion,...
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Anecdotes of Music, Historical and Biographical: In a Series of ..., Volume 2

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...greatness of his behaviour, and " degraded into the character of the London Pren" tice. I have often wished that our tragedians " would copy after this...significant " looks and passions, how glorious would an Eng" lish tragedy appear, with that action which is ca" pable of giving a dignity to the forced thoughts,...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...greatness of his behaviour,, and degraded into the character of the London 'Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this...dignity to the forced thoughts, cold conceits, and unnatural expres'. sions of an Italian opera ! In the mean time, I have related this combat of the...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson

British essayists - 1819
...the London Prentice. I have often wished, that our tragedians would copy after this great master of action. Could they make the same use of their arms...appear with that action which is capable of giving dignity to the forced thoughts, cold conceits, and unnatural expressions of an Italian opera! In the...
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