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" This place is very much altered since Mr. Dry•den frequented it, where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every man you met, you have now only a pack of cards; and instead of the cavils about the turn of the expression, the... "
All About Coffee - Page 575
by William Harrison Ukers - 1922 - 796 pages
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...in favour of dress and sound. This place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every man you inet, you have now only a pack of cards ; and instead of the cavils about the turn of the expression,...
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Tatler & Guardian

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1831 - 244 pages
...dress and sound. This place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it; where you used to sec songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every...about the turn of the expression, the elegance of the stylo, and the like, the learned now dispute only about the truth of the game. But however the company...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1848
...in favour of dress and sound. The place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it ; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the...learned now dispute only about the truth of the game." The last proprietor of this theatre was Rich, the famous harlequin, who, having a poor company, unable...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. ...

London (England) - 1848 - 312 pages
...in favour of dress and sound. The place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it ; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the...learned now dispute only about the truth of the game." The last proprietor of this theatre was Rich, the famous harlequin, who, having a poor company, unable...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1859 - 449 pages
...place is very much altered since Mr. l)ryden * Gibber's Apology, 2d edit. p. 138. frequented it; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the...like, the learned now dispute only about the truth ol the game." The last proprietor of this theatre was Rich, the famous harlequin, who, having, a poor...
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Popular history of England, Volume 5

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1859
...said of Will's coffee-house, " This place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it. Where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every one you met, you have now only a pack of cards." Into these places of public resort the lowest »harpers...
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Lives of Wits and Humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1862
...is thus described : This place [Will's] is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it ; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires in the...now only a pack of cards ; and instead of the cavils upon the turn of expression, the elegance of the style, and the like, the learned now dispute only...
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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - Biography & Autobiography - 1862
...[Will's] is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it; where you used to see songs, epigrams, aud satires in the hands of every man you met, you have now only a pack of cards ; and instead of tlie cavils upon the turn of expression, the elegance of the style, and the like, the learned now dispute...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - London (England) - 1867 - 871 pages
...Will's." In the first number of the Taller, poetry is promised under the article of Will's Coffee-house. The place, however, changed after Dryden's time. "...have now only a pack of cards ; and instead of the * Will's Coffee-house first had the title of the Bed Cow (says Sir Walter Scott), then of the Row,...
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