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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 Popular History of England, Volumes 5-6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1880
...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." I nto these places of public resort the lowest sharpers...
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Macaulay, T.B. History; and essay.-[Yonge, C.M.] History of Greece.-[Gibbon ...

Joseph H. Beale, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Charlotte Mary Yonge, Edward Gibbon, Charles Knight, Mary Francis Cusack, Guizot (François, M.), David Müller - World history - 1884
...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 sharpers...
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London and Elsewhere ...

Thomas Purnell - 1886 - 144 pages
...altered," he complains, " since Mr. Dryden frequented it; where you us'd 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." Still, the most famous men of the time traced their steps to that corner of Bow Street. Dryden had...
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Richard Steele

Austin Dobson - 1886 - 240 pages
...very much alter 'd since Mr. Dryden frequented it, where you us'd 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.' After the Poetical and Dramatic comes the Foreign and Domestic News, part of -which is attributed to...
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Sir Roger de Coverley: Essays from the "Spectator."

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1887 - 172 pages
...Tatler " (April 12, 1709), says: "This 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." Child's. Child's Coffee-house, in St. Paul's Church Yard, was much frequented by the clergy, as well...
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Richard Steele

Austin Dobson - 1888 - 240 pages
...alter'd since Mr. Dryden frequented it, where you us to see Songs, Epic/rams, and Satyrs, in the Hands every Man you met, you have now only a Pack of Cards and instead of the Cavils about the Turn of the Es pression, the Elegance of the Style, and the like, th Learned now dispute only about the Truth of...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 3

Henry Benjamin Wheatley, Peter Cunningham - London (England) - 1891
...Totler, No. I (1709). This place [Will's] 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 Taller, No. I, April 8, 1709. Rail on, ye triflers, who to Will's repair, For new lampoons,...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 3

Henry Benjamin Wheatley, Peter Cunningham - London (England) - 1891
...Taller, No. I (1709). This place [Will's] is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it; where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires in the...the learned now dispute only about the truth of the game.—The Tatter, No. I, April 8, 1709. Rail on, ye triflers, who to Will's repair, For new lampoons,...
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The Highway of Letters and Its Echoes of Famous Footsteps

Thomas Archer - English literature - 1893 - 507 pages
...of songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of the visitors there was a pack of cards ; instead of cavils about the turn of the expression, the elegance of the style, and the like, the learned had disputes only about the game. It was in 1710 — the year in which the first number of the " Spectator...
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Introduction to English Literature, Including a Number of Classic Works ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1894 - 633 pages
...Coffee-house, the Tatlcr says : " 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." Fashionable hours became later ; and a considerable...
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