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" ... the theatre. There is something in the word Playhouse which seems so closely connected, in the minds of these people, with sin and Satan, — that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomination. "
History, gazetteer and directory of Cambridgeshire. Subscribers copy - Page 615
1851
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...sin and Satan, that it stands, in their vocabulary, for every species of abomination. And yet why ? Where is every feeling more roused in favour of virtue...enthusiastically learnt ? What so solemn as to see the most excellent passions of the human heart called forth by a great actor, animated by a great poet...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 3

1821
...favour of virtue, than at a good play ? Where is goodness so feelingly, so enthusiastically learned ? What so solemn as to see the excellent passions of...forth by a great actor, animated by a great poet ? To behold the child and his mother, the great man and the poor artisan, all ages and all ranks, moved...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 3

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1821
...with sin and Satan, that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomination. And yet why ? Where is every feeling more roused in favour of virtue,...Where is goodness so feelingly, so enthusiastically learned ? What so solemn as to see the excellent passions of the human heart called forth by a great...
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Franklin's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Written During the Years 1818 ..., Volume 2

Franklin James Didier - England - 1822
...duty more strikingly taught than at a well-regulated theatre? What so sublime as to see the noblest passions of the human heart called forth by a great actor, animated by a great poet? The pallid and sceptertd muse of tragedy has " wept herself to marble" over the urn of persecuted virtue...
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The Works of Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1839
...sin and Satan, — that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomination. And yet why ? Where is every feeling more roused in favour of virtue...animated by a great poet ? To hear Siddons repeat what Shakspeare wrote ! To behold the child and his mother — the noble and the poor artisan — the monarch...
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A letter to John Murray, esq., upon anęsthetic edition of the works of ...

Spencer Hall - 1841
...of morals, which appeals at once to the eye and to the ear; and through both, directs the heart. " Where is every feeling more roused in favour of virtue...animated by a great poet. To hear Siddons repeat what Shakspeare wrote—to behold the child, and his mother, the noble, and the poor artisan, the monarch,...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

English literature - 1844
...sin and Satan, — that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomination. And yet why? "Where is every feeling more roused in favour of virtue...animated by a great poet ? To hear Siddons repeat what Shakspeare wrote ! To behold the child and his mother — the noble and the poor artisan — the monarch...
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The Works of Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - English essays - 1844 - 333 pages
...Satan, — that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomh-ation. And yet why? \Vliere is every feeling more roused in favour of virtue than...animated by a great poet ? To hear Siddons repeat what Shakspeare wrote ! To behold the child and his mother — the noble and the poor artisan — the monarch...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - English essays - 1844 - 333 pages
...every species of abomiuation. And yet why ? Where is every feeling more roused in favour of viitue than at a good play? Where is goodness so feelingly, so enthusiastically leamt ? What so solemn as to see the excellent passions of the human heart called forth by a great...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1845
...Satan, that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomination. And yet why ? Where is evey feeling more roused in favour of virtue than at a...animated by a great poet ? To hear Siddons repeat what Shakspeare wrote ! To behold the child and his mother — the noble and the poor artisan — the monarch...
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