The Works, 3; In Three Volums

The Works, 3; In Three Volums

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1794 edition. Excerpt: ..."And, if we lofe them, force fhall only do it." This anfwer of the Wolves, Lord Bear reported: Which anfwer did not pleafe the Beafts at all; Who flighted, now no longer pray'd and courted, But on the villains faft began to fall, Choak'd two or three prime Rogues, and, on condition, Receiv'd from all th' affrighted reft, fubmi/ion. TH E TEARS OF SAINT MARGARET. ALSO, ODES OF CONDOLENCE TO THE HIGH AND MIGHTY MUSICAL DIRECTORS, ON THEIR DOWNFALL. TO WHICH IS ADDED, THE ADDRESS TO THE OWL. LIKEWISE, MISTRESS ROBINSON'S HANDKERCHIEF, AND JUDGE BULLER'S WIG; A FABLE. ALSO, THE CHURCHWARDEN OF KNIGHTSBRIDGE; Or, THE FEAST ON A CHILD. Detrant Rrors, plcHutitur Achivi. The King was wroth; and fmelling matters out, He put the Grand Duectors to tliciout. JL H E frequent complaints of ignorance, partiality, profufion, &c. exhibited againft the Most Noble MusiCal Directors, together with their quarrels with the principal Singers and Performers, having brought them into unpopularity; and what feemcd worft of all, the Most Noble Directors having imprudently made a public declaration, without his Majesty's content, that there was an end of Abbey Commemoration, fuch, a favourite hobby-horfe of Majesty; the King refolved on their difmiflion from all and every interference at the Oratorio to be performed at St. Margaret's Church. The immediate confequence of the Royal annunciation was the difpleafurc of the Directors, and was alfo, of confequence, the difpleafure of the Lyric Bard, who fighed on the mournful occafion, and took up the cudgels in their defence. Great has been the cry againft them, that they feafted at the Saint Ethan's Tavern, at the expencc of the Musical Fund. Although I do not credit fuch rumour, I have taken the faft for...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910834
  • 9781236910837