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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 comical history of Don Quixote: As it was acted at the queen's theatre ...

Thomas D'Urfey - 1729 - 305 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. In order to extricate my old friend, I immediately sent for the three directors of the playhouse, and...
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Select British Classics, Volume 37

English literature - 1803
...the importunities of a set of men, who, of 1 :te years, had furnished him with the accommodations oi 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 the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late years, have furnished him with the accommodations of 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 British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Guardian

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he was reduced to gseat difficulties by the importunities of a set of men...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,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...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. In order to extricate8 my old friend, I immediately sent for the three directors of the playhouse,...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1811
...he was reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who, of late years, have furnished him with the accommodations of 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 play house,...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...from the beginning of Charles II.'s to the latter part of King Geo. I.'s reign ; and many an iionest gentleman got a reputation in his county by pretending...these difficulties, he himself immediately applied to tho directors of the playhouse, who very generously agreed to act The Plotting Sisters, i play of Mr....
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he found himself reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set...the playhouse, who very generously agreed to act The Platting Sisters, a play of Mr. D'Urfey's, • for the benefit of its author. What the result of this,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...written more odes than Horace, and about four times as many comedies as Terence, he found himself reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set...not, as we say, be paid with a song." Mr. Addison informs us, that, in order to extricate him from these difficulties, he himself immediately applied...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...Terence, he found himself reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who of tate years had furnished him with the accommodations of...not, as we say, be paid with a song." Mr. Addison informs us, that, in order to extricate him from these difficulties, he himself immediately applied'...
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