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" Ah ! let not Censure term our fate our choice, The stage but echoes back the public voice ; The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live. "
A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes - Page 208
edited by - 1755
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 17

1747 - 684 pages
...And chafe the new-blown bubbles of the day. Ah ! let not Cenfure term our fate our choice, The ftige but echoes back the publick voice. The drama's laws,...live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. Then prompt no mere the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; "Tis yours this night to...
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The History of the Theatres of London and Dublin: From the Year 1730 to the ...

Benjamin Victor - 1761 - 288 pages
...Bubbles of the Day. Ah ! let not Cenfure term^ur Fate our Choice, The Stage but ecchoes b«K the public Voice, The Drama's Laws the Drama's Patrons give, For we that live to pleafe, rnuft pleafe to live. Then prompt no more the-Foilies you decry, As Tyrants doom their Tools of guilt...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...Bubbles of the Day. Ah! let not Cenfure term our Fate, our Choice: The Stage but echoes back the public Voice, The Drama's Laws, the Drama's Patrons give, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafc to live. Then 3 Then prompt no more the Follies you decry, As Tyrants doom their Tools of Guilt...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 412 pages
...Hubbies of the Day. Ah! let not Cenfure term our Fate, our Choice: The Stage but echoes back the public Voice, The Drama's Laws, the Drama's Patrons give, For we that live to pleafc, muft pleafc to live. Then 3 Then prompt no more the Follies you decry, As Tyrants doom their...
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The Theatrical Bouquet: Containing an Alphabetical Arrangement of the ...

BOUQUET. - 1780 - 354 pages
...watch the wild viciffitudes of tafte ; With every meteor of caprice mult play, And chafe the new blown bubbles of the day.' Ah ! let not cenfure term our...voice ; The drama's laws the drama's patrons give, Por we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. Then prompt no more the follies you defcry, As tyrants...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Now First Collected in One Volume

Samuel Johnson - 1785 - 222 pages
...ftage but echoes back the public voice ; The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that Kve to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants do/>m their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of refcu'd nature,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - 1787 - 652 pages
...two before. ' Ah ! let not cenfure term our fate our choice, f The ftage but echoes back the public voice ; * The drama's laws the drama's patrons give,...pleafe to live. * Then prompt no more the follies you deer)', ' As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; * 'Tis your's, this night, to bid the reign...
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The life of Dr. Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 640 pages
...two before. ' Ah ! let not cenfure term our fate our choice, * The ftage but echoes back the public voice ; ' The drama's laws the drama's patrons give,...' For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. c Then prompt no more the follies you decry, ' As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; c 'Tis...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - 1787 - 634 pages
...before. ' Ah ! let not cenfure term our fate our choice, ' The ftage but echoes back the public voice ; 1 The drama's laws the drama's patrons give, , * For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. f Then prompt no more the follies you decry, ' As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; * 'Tis...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 642 pages
...choice, c The ftage but echoes back the public voice ; ' The drama's laws the drama's patrons give, c For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. ' Then prompt no more the lollies you decry, c As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die j ' 'Tis your's, this night, to bid...
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