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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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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...advice; 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 eyea of them !' This was a good while before the first act wan over, and so gave us ease...
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Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1858 - 396 pages
...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, who, after reading it over,...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...
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Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men. Collected from the ...

Joseph SPENCE - Authors, English - 1858 - 396 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,...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...
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Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1858 - 396 pages
...advice : hut 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,...by overhearing the Duke of Argyle, who sat in the nest box to us, say, " It will do, — it must do ! — I see it in the eyes of them." — This was...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1861
...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 ; 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 II see it in the eyes of them.' This was a...
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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1862
...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, who, after reading it over,...box to us, say, ' It will do, — it must do ! — I see it is in the eyes of them.' — This was a good while before the first act was over, and so gave...
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Illustrated Dublin Journal, Volume 1, Parts 1-37

1862
...audience. " We were all," ho says, " at the first night of it in great uncertainty of the event, till much encouraged by overhearing the Duke of Argyle, who sat in the next box to us, say, " It wUl do — it must do — I see it in the eyes of all of them." This was a good while before the first...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1863 - 341 pages
...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, who, after reading it over,...encouraged by overhearing the Duke of Argyle, who eat in the next box to us, say, ' It will do — it must do! — I see it in the eyes of them! ' This...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 3

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...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, who, after reading it over,...of the event, till we were very much encouraged by our bearing the duke of Argyle, who sat in the next box to us, say, ' It will do — it must do —...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1864
...was wholly of his own writing. When it was done, neither of us thought it would succeed. We shewed it to Congreve; who, after reading it over, said,...confoundedly.' We were all, at the first night of it, in •Mrr-n-rvre "I. ^B- 1ST 01 1 Us -Kr. J&ag^ie. mbo at ai' — dmrafido! _ Ģe- ; i re- "vs- c titet....
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