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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 Errors of Prohibition

John A. Andrew - 1867
...of Will's Coifee House : w This place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it. 60 "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 sharpers...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - London (England) - 1868 - 871 pages
...believe, is the same house alluded to in the pleasant story in the second number of the Tatltr :— raril* about the turn of the expression, the elegance of the style, and the like, the !oan:«l now dispute only about the truth of the game." The S/ieclator is sometimes *.n " thrusting...
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Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon

Belgravia - 1869 - 2 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...and the like, the learned now dispute only about the trick of the game:' In 1701 Betterton played, at Lincoln's-inn-fields, Bassanio in Granville's version...
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Saint Pauls Magazine, Volume 9

Anthony Trollope - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...Taller himself who tells us that "- Will's" is very much changed from what it used to be — "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." About the same time we find complaints that the English...
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Saint Pauls [afterw.] The Saint Pauls magazine, ed. by A. Trollope

Anthony Trollope - 1871
...the Taller himself who tells us that "Will's" is very much changed from what it used to be — "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." About the same time we find complaints that the English...
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Dean Swift. Sir Richard Steele. Samuel Foote. Oliver Goldsmith. The Colmans

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1872
...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 hands of «very man you met, you have now only a pack of cards ; and instead of the cavils upon the turn of...
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England, literary and social, from a German point of view

Julius Rodenberg - 1875
...very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it : where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satyrs, in the hands of every man you met, you have now only...learned now dispute only about the truth of the game." And in No. 1C : " We used to sit here in old times in judgment over a game of chess, but the entertainment...
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The Tatler and the Guardian

1880 - 482 pages
...in favour of dress and sound. This place is ttry much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it ; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every man you met, you hate now only a pack of cards ; and instead of the cavils about the turn of the expression, the elegance...
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
...The same writer complains that " 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." Hence probably the truth of such a couplet as this : — " Rail on, ye triflers, who to ' Will's '...
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