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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 Six Volumes. By Several Hands - Page 233
edited by - 1765
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...And chase the new-blown bubbles of the day. Ah I 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. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
...And chase the new born babble* of the day. 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. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, At tyrants doom their tools...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 206 pages
...And chase the new-blown bubbles of the day. 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, Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 202 pages
...new-blown bubbles of the day. Ah ! let not censure term our fate our choice, The stage but echoes hack the public voice ; The drama's laws the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please — to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools...
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The Cosmopolite, a periodical paper of essays on men, manners, and literature

1812 - 318 pages
...matters are the subject of dis« ussion. Ah ! let not censure terra 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. It was one of the primitive properties of poetry to impress more firmly...
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker - 1812 - 472 pages
...chase the new-blown RUBRLES of the day. " 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. " Then PROMPT no more the FOLLIES you DECRY, " As tyrants doom their TOOLS...
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Biographia Dramatica: pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812 - 476 pages
...chase the new-blown RURRLRS of the day. ' Ah ! let not censure term our fate our choice ; ' The stsge but echoes back the public voice : ' The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give; ' For we, that LIVR to PLRASR, must PLRASR to LIVR. " Then PROMPT no more the FOLLIKS you DRCRY, " As tyrants doom...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 154 pages
...of the day — Ah! let not censure term our fate our choice, The stage but echoes back the publick voice; The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live. Then prompt no more the follies you descry, As tyrants doom their tools...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 506 pages
...Mahomet, a ropedancer, who had exhibited at Covent-Garden Theatre the winter before, said to be a Turk. The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 368 pages
...And chase the new-blown bubbles of the day. 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. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools...
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