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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: or, a companion to the playhouse : containing ... - Page 211
1812
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 11

Anecdotes - 1826
...great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who of late years had furnished him with Uic accommodations of life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song." KOTZEBUE. The best dramatic productions of this unfortunate luthor were written when he was in his...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 5

Penny dreadfuls - 1830
...late Saturday Feb. 27. Si, Mentor Bishop and Martyr.— Sun risei 40m after fi— sets Sim after 5. years, had furnished him with the accommodations of life, and would not, aa we aay, be paid with a song," . , . . . Fet. 27, l, l'-'.— Un thla day the House of Commons In...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 2

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...written more Odes than Horace and about 4 times as many Comedies as Terence, he found himself reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set...life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song ! — Addison said this in No. 67 of the Guardian, and recommends him to the public notice, observing...
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The guardian, with notes, and general indexes: Complete in one volume

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - History - 1837 - 244 pages
...having written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many Comedbs as Terence, ne was reduced to great Difficulties by the importunities of 'a set...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, and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian. The Freeholder. The ...

Joseph Addison - 1837
...he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late yeacs, have 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, and...
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Ancient Scotish Melodies: From a Manuscript of the Reign of King James VI ...

William Dauney, Finlay Dun - Ballads, Scots - 1838 - 390 pages
...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...life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song." The whole of this article is exceedingly humorous, nor can we suppose that the chaste Addison would...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 3

Biography & Autobiography - 1838
...written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, found himself reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set...life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song." In 1719 a large collection of Durfey's ballads, sonnets, and songs, was published in six volumes ;...
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Publications, Volume 59

Scottish literature - 1838
...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...life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song." The whole of this article is exceedingly humorous, nor can we suppose that the chaste Addison would...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1842 - 444 pages
...difficulties by the importunities of a set of men who of late years had furnUhed him with the accommodauoni of life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song." Those who have a curiosity to see his ballads, ionnets, &c. may find a large number of them brought...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Revised Edition, Volumes 1-2

Pastoral theology - 1847
...difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who of late vears had furnished him with the accommodazious , MOZART'S "REQUIEM." The great composer, Mozart, was so absorbed ID musie, that he was a child in every...
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