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" The person who acted Polly, till then obscure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; her pictures were engraved, and sold in great numbers ; her life written, books of letters and verses to her published, and pamphlets made even of her sayings... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 205
by English poets - 1790
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Catalogue, Issue 245

Pickering & Chatto - 1659
...Fans ; and houses were furnish'd with it in Screens. The person who acted. Polly, til! then ofccure, 'became all at once the favourite of the town; her Pictures were engraved and sold in great numbers; her Life written; books of Letters and Verses to her publish'd; and pamphlets...
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The Beggar's Opera: As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields

John Gay - Ballad operas - 1728 - 76 pages
...houses were furnished with it in Screens. The person who acted Polly (Miss Fenton), till then obscure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; her pictures were engraved and sold in great numbers ; her Li(e written ; books o( Letters and Verses to her publish'd • and pamphlets...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...the favourite fongs of it in Fans ; and houfe* were fumim'd with it in Screens. The perfon who afted Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; her Piflares were ingraved and fold in great numbers ; her Life written ; books of Letters and Ferfei to...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus. Written ...

Alexander Pope - 1735 - 263 pages
...the favourite fongs of it in fans; and houfes were furnifh'd with it in fcreens. The perfon who afted Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite 'Of the town ; her piRures were ingraved and fold in great numbers; her life written; books of letters and verfei to her...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1736
...favourite fongs of it in fans ; and houfes were furnifli'd with it in fcreens. The perfon who a£led Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; herpiflures were ingravedand fold in great numbers, her life written, books of letters and ver/es...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1751
...favourite fongs of it in fans ; and houfes were furnifhed with it in fcreens. The perfon who afled Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; her piftures were engraved, and fold in great numbers ; her life written, books of letters and verfes to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1752
...the favourite fongs of it in fans ; and houfes were furnifhed with it in fcreens. The perfon who aded Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; her pictures were ingraved, and fold in great numbers ; her life written, books of letters and verfes to her, published...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1754
...favourite fongs of it in fans ; and houfes were furnifhed with it in fcreens. The pcrfon who aflcd Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite...great numbers ; her life written, books of letters and vcrfes to her, publiflied ; and pamphlets made even of her fayings and jefts. Proceed, great days!...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq., with his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
...them the favourite fongs of it in fans ; and houfes were furnithed with it in fcreens. The perfonwho 'acted Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite of the town ; her pictures were ingraved, and fold in great numbers; her life written, books of letters and verfes to her, publifhed...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 17

1757
...were furnifhed with it in fcreens. The fame of it was r.Qt con-* fined to the Author only. The pcrfon who acted Polly, till then obfcure, became all at once the favourite of the town t her pictures were engraved, and fold in great numbers; her life written, books of letters and verfes...
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