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" For physic and farces his equal there scarce is— His farces are physic, his physic a farce is. "
"Their majesties' servants": annals of the English stage, from Thomas ... - Page 34
by Dr. Doran (John) - 1865
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...This cousisted of Garrick, Tompson, &c. ON DR. HILL'S FARCE, CALLED THE ROUT. FOR Physic and Farces His equal there scarce is ; His farces are physic, His physic a farce is. A PLAIN FACT. THOU'LT fight, if any man call Phcete whore: That she is thine, wliat can proclaim it...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810
...perfectly contemptible, and drew from Garrick the following poignant epigram: For physic and farces his equal there scarce is; His farces are physic, his physic a farce is: and Churchill in his Rosciad has not spared him: With sleek appearance and with ambling pace, And,...
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Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix to ...

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812 - 478 pages
...who, on the representation of the Rout, produced this happy distich : — " For physic and farces, his equal there scarce is ; " His farces are physic, his physic a farce is." This piece also gave rise to the following epigram : Says a friend to the Doctor, " Pray give it about...
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Biographia dramatica: or, A companion to the playhouse: containing ..., Volume 3

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...who, on the representation of the Rout, produced this happy distich : — " For physic and faiccs, his equal there scarce is ; " His farces are physic, his physic a farce is." This piece also gave rise to the following epigram : Says a friend to the Doctor, " Pray give it about...
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Warburton and his quarrels; including an illustration of his literary ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...Before it can be seen." Garrick's happy lines are well known, on his Farces. " For physic and farces his equal there scarce is — His farces are physic, his physic a farce i,'." Another said — " The worst that we wish thee, for all thy vile crimes, Is to take thy own physic,...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - Poetry - 1816
...money. Written soon after Dr. Hill's Farce, called the Rout, was acted. GARRICK. FOR physic and farces His equal there scarce is ; His farces are physic, His physic a farce is. To Dr. Hill, upon his Petition of the Letter I to Mr. Garrick. GARRICK. IF 'tis true, as you say, that...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English wit and humor - 1818
...he rising shines, Thy day of resurrection! ON SIR JOHN HILL'S DRAMATIC WORKS. For physic and farces, His equal there scarce is ; His farces are physic, His physic a farce-is 1 EPIGRAM ON AN EPIGRAM. The qualities all in a bee that we meet In an epigram never should...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1819
...Dr. Hill's farce of the Rout was acted, when Garrick produced this epigram: " For physic and farces His equal there scarce is, His farces are physic, His physic a farce is." In Ihe ensuing year Hill wrote a pamphlet entitled " To David Garrick, the petition of I in behalf...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...epigrams possess truer point than that of Garrick on this medical dramatist : For physic and farces his equal there scarce is, His farces are physic, his physic a farce is. He compiled the supplement to Cbambers's Dictionary, and published a daily paper called the ' Inspector,'...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - Theater - 1824 - 379 pages
...the damnation of his farce called the "Rout," in Dec. 1759: " ON DR. HILL. " For physic and farces, his equal there scarce is, " His farces are physic, his physic a farce is. The two next, written by some of Garrick's friends, were afterwards inserted in the public prints....
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