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" Tom observed to me, that after having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late years, had furnished him with the accommodations... "
Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H - Page 211
by David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - 1812
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The comical history of Don Quixote: As it was acted at the queen's theatre ...

Thomas D'Urfey - 1729 - 305 pages
...think how insensibly we were grown into a couple of venerable old gentlemen. Tom observed to me, that after having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late years, had furnished...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Rob Steele - 1740
...think how infenfibly we were grown into a Couple of venerable old Gentlemen. Tom obferved to me, that after having written more Odes than Horace, and about four times as many Comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great Difficulties by the Importunities of a Sett of Men, who, of late Years, had furnilhed...
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The Companion to the Play-house: Or, An Historical Account of All ..., Volume 2

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1764
...Afliftance to prevent his pafling the Remainder of it in a Cage like a Tinging Bird, for, to fpeak in his own Words, as repeated by the above-named Author,...four Times as many Comedies " as Terence, he found himfelf " reduced to great D. faculties by " the Importunities of a Set of " Men, who of late Years...
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A new and general biographical dictionary: containing an historical and ...

William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares - Biography - 1798
...affiftance, to prevent his palfing the remainder of it in a cage, like a fmgingbird ; for, to fpeak in his own words, as repeated by the abovenamed author,...about four times as many comedies as Terence, he found himfelf reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a fet of men, who of late years had furnilhed...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

Eccentric biography - Biography & Autobiography - 1801
...more than once, and humming over a song with him. Yet at last, to make use of his own language, "After having written more odes than Horace, and about...importunities of a set of men, who of late years had 94 ELIZABETH. EIAVES. liad furnished him with the accommodations of life, anil would not as we say,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 37

English literature - 1803
...think how insensibly we were grown into a couple of venerable old gentlemen. Tom observed to me, that after having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of 1 :te years, had furnished...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...think how insensibly we were grown into a couple of venerable, old gentlemen. Tom observed to me, that after having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late years, have furnished...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Guardian

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to gseat difficulties by the importunities of a set of men...life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song. In order to extricate my old friend, I immediately sent for the three directors of the playhouse,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...after having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great difficulties, by the importunities...life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song. In order to extricate8 my old friend, I immediately sent for the three directors of the playhouse,...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1811
...think how insensibly we were grown into a couple of venerable old gentlemen. Torn observed to me, that after having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late years, have furnished...
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