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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... "
The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Guardian - Page 67
1810
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1714 - 348 pages
...Men, who, of late Years, bad furnifhed him with the Accommodations of Life, and would not, as we fay, be paid with a Song. In order to extricate my old Friend, I immediately fent for the three Directors of the Play- houfe, and defired them that they would ia their Turn do...
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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
...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,...in their turn do a good office for a man, who, in Skaietpear's phrase, had often filled their mouths, I mean with pleasantry and popular conceits. They...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Rob Steele - 1740
...Men, who, of late Years, had furnilhed him with, the Accommodations of Life, and would not, as we fay, be paid with a Song. In order to extricate my old Friend, I immediately fent for the three Directors of the Play-houfe, and defired them that they would in their Turn do a...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

1747
...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 furnifhed him with the Accommodations of Life, and would not, as we fay, be paid with a Song. In order...
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The Companion to the Play-house: Or, An Historical Account of All ..., Volume 2

David Erskine Baker - 1764
...about " four Times as many Comedies " as Terence, he found himfelf " reduced to great D. faculties by " the Importunities of a Set of " Men, who of late Years had •• furniilied him with the Ac" commodations of Life, and " would not, as we fay, be paid " w'th...
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A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - 1799 - 424 pages
...than llorare, and about four times as many comedies aĞ Terence, he found himself reduced to great difficulties by the importunities of a set of men, who of late years haij furnished him with the accommoda* tions of life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song."—...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

BIOGRAPHY. - 1801 - 348 pages
...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 of men, who of late years had 94 ELIZABETH. EIAVES. liad furnished him with the accommodations of life, anil would not as we say,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...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, have furnished him with the accommodations of life, and would not, as we say, be paid with a song....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...written more ode* 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,...in their turn, do a good office for a man, who, in Shakespear's phrase, had often filled their mouths, I mean with pleasantry and popular conceits. They...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...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,...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, and desired...
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