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" As he carried it on, he showed what he wrote to both of us, and we now and then gave a correction, or a word or two of advice ; but it was wholly of his own writing. When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. We showed it to Congreve ;... "
Miscellanies... - Page 142
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
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Fables

John Gay - English poetry - 1838 - 212 pages
...but it was wholly of his own writing.— When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. We showed it to Congreve ; who, after reading it over,...encouraged, by overhearing the duke of Argyle, who sat iu the next box to us, say, ' It will do— it must do! I see it in the eyes of them.' This was a good...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...but it was wholly of his own writing. — When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. We showed it to Congreve ; who, after reading it over,...next box to us, sa.y, ' It will do — it must do ! I see it in the eyes of them.* This was a good while before the first act was over, and so gave us ease...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...but it was wholly of his own writing. — When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. `8C Argylc, who sat in toe next box to us, say, ' It will do — it must do ! I see it iu the eyes of them.'...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...but it was wholly of his own writing. — When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. test rules of frugality ; for nothing was in his opinion...he confessed that instances of such folly were too bv overhearing the Duke of Argyle, who sat in trie next box to us, say, 'It will do — it must do...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846
...but it was wholly of hia own writing. — When it was done, neither of us thouglit it would succeed. We showed it to Congreve, who, after reading it over,...greatly, or be damned confoundedly. — We were all, a* the first night of it, in great uncertainty of the event ; till we were very much encouraged by...
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Homes and haunts of the most eminent British poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847
...but it was wholly of his own writing. When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. He showed it to Congreve, who, after reading it over,...next box to us, say, ' It will do, — it must do ! I see it in the eyes of them !' This was a good while before the first act was over, and so gave us ease...
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The Theatrical times, Volume 3

1848
...neither of u* thought it would succeed. He showed it to Congreve, who, after readiug it отег, sud, " It would either take greatly, or be damned confoundedly."...great uncertainty of the event, till we were very mach encouraged by overhearing the Duke of Argyle who sat in the next box to us, say, " it will do...
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Fables

John Gay - English poetry - 1849 - 212 pages
...succeed. We showed it to Congreve; who, after reading it over, said, it would either take greatly,or be damned confoundedly.— We were all, at the first...till we were very much encouraged, by overhearing the doke of ArgyIe, who sat in the next box to us, say, ' It will do — it must dp ! I see it in the eyes...
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The Ladies' Companion

Women's periodicals, English - 1853
...it was wholly of his own writing. When it was finished, we neither of us thought it would succeed ; we showed it to Congreve, who, after reading it over, said ' it would either take greatly, or be condemned confoundedly.' We were all, on the first night of it, in great uncertainty of the event,...
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Memoirs of the Opera in Italy, France, Germany, and England, Volume 2

George Hogarth - Opera - 1851
...confoundedly. We were allj at the first night of it, in great uncertainty of the event, till we were much encouraged by overhearing the Duke of Argyle,...next box to us, say, ' It will do — it must do ! I see it in the eyes of them.' This was a good while before the first act was over, and so gave us ease...
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