Thomas Doggett, Deceased: A Famous Comedian

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Archibald Constable, 1908 - 156
 

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Strona 57 - Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?
Strona 40 - On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object : can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France ? or may we cram Within this wooden O the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt...
Strona 24 - And just abandoning the ungrateful stage : Unprofitably kept at Heaven's expense, I live a rent-charge on his providence. But you, whom every Muse and Grace adorn, Whom I foresee to better fortune born, Be kind to my remains ; and, oh defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend ! Let not the insulting foe my fame pursue, But shade those laurels which descend to you : And take for tribute what these lines express ; You merit more, nor could my love do less.
Strona 8 - , Howl to the roarings of the Northern deep. Such is the shout, the long-applauding note, At Quin's high plume, or Oldfield's petticoat ; Or when from court a birth-day suit bestow'd, Sinks the lost actor in the tawdry load. Booth enters, — hark ! the universal peal ! " But has he spoken ?
Strona 52 - Signed sealed published and declared by the above named John Anderson to be his last will and testament in the presence of us...
Strona 39 - ... their way to a certain sale of their goods. The banks on each side are as well peopled, and beautified with as agreeable plantations, as any spot on the earth ; but the Thames itself, loaded with the product of each shore, added very much to the landscape. It was very easy to observe by their sailing, and the countenances of the ruddy virgins, who were supercargoes, the parts of the town to which they were bound.
Strona 39 - London; and it was the most pleasing scene imaginable to see the cheerfulness with which those industrious people plied their way to a certain sale of their goods. The banks on each side are as well peopled, and beautified with as agreeable plantations, as any spot on the earth; but the Thames itself, loaded with the product of each shore, added very much to the landscape.
Strona 63 - D'Awtry, a member of the same society, living in Broad-street, being two of those Physicians that were presented by the College to the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen of the City of London...
Strona 47 - in me iacis ? est auctor quis denique eorum 80 vixi cum quibus? absentem qui rodit amicum, qui non defendit alio culpante, solutos qui captat risus hominum famamque dicacis, fingere qui non visa potest, commissa tacere qui nequit, hie niger est, hunc tu, Romane, caveto.
Strona 136 - Aug. 1. — This being the day of his Majesty's happy accession to the throne, there will be given by Mr Dogget an orange colour livery, with a badge representing liberty, to be rowed for by six watermen that are out of their time within the year past ; they are to row from London Bridge to Chelsea. It will be continued annually for ever ; they are to start exactly at four o'clock.

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