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" But deeds and language such as men do use, And persons such as Comedy would choose, When she would show an image of the times. And sport with human follies, not with crimes; Except we make 'em such, by loving still Our popular errors, when we know they're... "
The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare - Page 214
edited by - 1911 - 878 pages
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...doth come 5 But deeds, and language, such as men do use. And persons, such as comedy would chuse ; When she would shew an image of the times, And sport...with human follies, not with crimes ; Except we make them such, by loving still Our popular errors, as you'll all confess, By laughing at them, they deserve...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...To say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth come; But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such...such, by loving still Our popular errors, when we know they're ill. I mean such errors as you'll all confess, By laughing at them, they dtterve no less :...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...To say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth come) But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such...such, by loving still Our popular errors, when we know they're ill. I mean such errors as you'll all confess, By laughing at them, they deserve no lees :...
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The modern British drama

British drama - 1811
...To say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth come; But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such...such, by loving still Our popular errors, when we know they're ill. I mean such errors as you'll all confess, By laughing at them, they deserve no less: Which,...
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, George Colman, Francis Beaumont, Peter Whalley - 1811
...come ; But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such as Comedy would chuse, VV hen she would shew an image of the times, And sport with...follies, not with crimes.' Except we make 'em such, by ¡ovinpr still Our popular erro«, when we know th' are ill. 1 mean such errors as you'll all confess,...
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The works of Ben Jonson...: with notes critical and explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...To say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth com$ But deeds, and language, such as men do use/ And persons, such...she would shew an image of the times, And sport with human^foUies, not with primes.1 Prologue, which was probably written in 1596, (see p. xxviii.) does...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth come ; But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such as comedy would choose, When she would sheto an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes? * This Prologue, which...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden - 1821
...storm doth come ; But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such as comedy would chusc, When she would shew an image of the times, And sport...with human follies, not with crimes ; Except we make them such, by loving still Our popular errors, as jwu'll all confess, By laughing at them, they deserve...
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Oxberry's dramatic biography and histrionic anecdotes [ed. by C.E. Oxberry].

1825
...XIV. SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1825. VOL. I. OF •wxx.x.IAin OXBEH.BY, A person such as comedy would chuse, When she would shew an image of the times, And sport with human follies — not with crimes. THERE is a feeling connected with death, that would fain treat this memoir with serious attention ;...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - English literature - 1836
...say, it thunders ; nor tempestuous drum Rumbles, to tell you when the storm doth come ; But deeds, and language, such as men do use, And persons, such as comedy would choose, When she would show an image of the times, And sport with human follies, not with crimes; Except we make them such,...
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