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" I had little thoughts of the stage; but did it, to amuse myself in a slow recovery from a fit of sickness. Afterwards, through my indiscretion, it was seen, and in some little time more it was acted; and I, through the remainder of my indiscretion, suffered... "
Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H - Page 140
by David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - 1812
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profaces, briogrpahical and critical

samuel johnson - 1781
...flow recovery from a fit of fickncfs. " Afterwards through my indifcretion it "was feen, and in fome little time more ".it was. acted; and I, through the re".mainder of my indifcretion, fuf&red ". myfelf to be drawn in, to the .profe" cution of a difficult and thanklefs...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1791
...recovery from a fit of " ficknefs.' Afterwards, through my indif*' cretion, it was feen, and in fome little " time more it was acted ; and I, through '* the remainder of my indifcretion, fuffered ** myfelf to be drawn in, to the profecution " of a difficult and thanklefs...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...that cnmedy was written, as several know, " some years before it was acted. When I wrote it, I had little thoughts of " the stage ; but did it, to amuse myself in a slow recovery from a fit of " sidcness. Afterwards, through my indiscretion, it was seen, and in some " little time more it was...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...recovery from a fit of ficknefs. ?' Afterwards, through my indifcretion, it was feen, " and in fome little time more it was acted ; and I, «' through the remainder of my indifcretion, fuf" fered myfelf to be drawn into the profecution " of a difficult and thanklefs ftudy,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 485 pages
...recovery from a fit of ficknefs. " Afterwards, through my indifcretion, it was feen, " and in fome little time more it was acted ; and I, -' through the remainder of my indifcretion, fuf(t fered myfelf to be drawn into the profecution " of a difficult and thanklefs ftudy,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...that comedy was written, as several know. " some years before it was acted. When I wrote it, I had little thoughts of . " the stage ; but did it, to...it was acted ; and I, through the remainder of my indi'" cretion, suffered myself to be drawn in^ vto the prosecution of a diflicr.lt " and thankless...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
..." that comedy was written, as several know, some years before it was acted. When I wrote it, I had little thoughts of the stage; but did it, to amuse...it was acted ; and I, through the remainder of my indiscretion, suffered myself to be drawn into the prosecution of a difficult and thankless study,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...that comedy was written, as several know, some " years before it was acted. When I wrote it, I had " little thoughts of the stage ; but did it, to amuse...it was acted ; and I, " through the remainder of my indiscretion, suf" fered myself to be drawn into the prosecution of a *' difficult and thankless study,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1810
...Collier, " that comedy was writtem as several know, some years before it was acted. When I wrote it I had little thoughts of the stage ; but did it to amuse myself in a slow recovery from a fit of sickness. Afterward, through my indiscretion, it was seen, and in some little time more it was acted ; and I,...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
..." that comedy wa« written, as beveral know, some years before it was acted. When I wrote it, I had little thoughts of the stage; but did it, to amuse myself in a slow recovery froui a fit of sickness. Afterwards, through my indiscretion, it was seen, and in some little time...
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