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" Come leave the loathed stage, And the more loathsome age ; Where pride and impudence, in faction knit, Usurp the chair of wit ! Indicting and arraigning every day Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vain Commission of the brain Run on and... "
The Lives of the Poets-laureate: With an Introductory Essay on the Title and ... - Page 76
by Wiltshire Stanton Austin, John Ralph - 1853 - 428 pages
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807 - 606 pages
...arraigning every day Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vaine Commission of braine Run on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn ; They were...to waste On such as have no taste ! To offer them a surfet of pure bread. Whose appetites are dead ! No, give them graines their rill Husks, draff, to...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 746 pages
...arraigning every day, Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vain Commission of the brain Run on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn : They were...them wheat, And they will acorns eat; 'Twere simple fnry still thyself to waste On such as have no taste ! To offer them a surfeit of pure bread, Whose...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 728 pages
...arraigning every day, Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vain Commission of the brain lun on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn : They were...them. Say that thou pour'st them wheat, And they will acoms eat; Twere simple fury still thyself to waste On such as have no taste ! I"o offer them a surfeit...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English ...

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812 - 500 pages
...arraigning everyday Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vaine Commission of the braine Run on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn: They were not made for thee, less thou for them. NEW Say that thou pour'st them wheat, And they will acorns eat; Twe:e simple fury, still, thyself to...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812 - 494 pages
...thee, ItiS thou for them. NEW Say that thou pour's( them wheat, And they will acorns eat ; T Ğrere simple fury, still, thyself to waste On such as have no taste 1 To offer them a surfeit of pure bread, Whose appetiteĞ are dead ! No, give then grains their fill,...
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Names of dramas : M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix ...

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812 - 492 pages
...arraigning every dajr Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vaiiie Commission of the braine Run on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn : They were not made for thec> less thou for them. NEW Say that thou ponr'st them wheat, And they will acorns eat ; T were simple...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 5

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816 - 474 pages
...arraigning every day, Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vain Commission of the brain Run on and rage, sweat, censure and condemn; They were not made for tlice, less thou for them. Say that thou pour'st them wheat, And they will acorns eat ; 'Twere simple...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 740 pages
...day " Something they call a play : " Let their fastidious, vaiue, " Commission of the braine " Run on and rage, sweat, censure and condemn, " They were not made for thee, less then for them." Again, in Jonson's verses to Fletcher on his Faithful Shepherdess : "The wise and many-headed...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 3

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1823 - 326 pages
...arraigning every day • Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vaine Commission of braine Run on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn ; They were...made for thee,— less thou for them. " Say that thou pour 'st them wheat, And they will acorns eat ; 'Twere simple fury, still, thyself to waste On such...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - Literature - 1824 - 536 pages
...arraigning every day Something they call a play. Let their fastidious, vaine Commission of braiue Run on, and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn ; They were...for thee, — less thou for them. " Say that thou ponr'st them wheat, And they will acorns eat ; 'T were simple fury, still, thyself to waste On such...
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