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" The stage but echoes back the public voice ; The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry... "
The Theatrical Bouquet: Containing an Alphabetical Arrangement of the ... - Page 299
1780 - 337 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 17

Early English newspapers - 1747
...give ; For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. Then prompt no mere the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; "Tis...the reign commence Of refcu'd Nature, and reviving Senfe j To chafe the charms of found, the" pomp of ihow, For ufeful mirth, and falutary woe; Bid fcenic...
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A Collection of Poems: In Four Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1755
...give, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe, to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis...reviving fenfe ; To chafe the charms of found, the pomp of mow, For ufeful mirth, and falutary woe ; Bid fcenic virtue form the rifing age, And truth diffufe...
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A COLLECTION OF POEMS: IN SIX VOLUMES, Volume 1

English poetry - 1758
...give, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe, to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry,' As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis...commence Of refcu'd nature, and reviving fenfe ; To chace the charms of found, the poinp of mew, For ufeful mirth, 'and falutary woe; Bid fcenic virtue...
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The History of the Theatres of London and Dublin: From the Year 1730 to the ...

Benjamin Victor - Theater - 1761
...give, For we that live to pleafe, rnuft pleafe to live. Then prompt no more the-Foilies you decry, As Tyrants doom their Tools of guilt to die ; *Tis...the Reign commence Of refcu'd Nature and reviving Senfe ; To chafe the Charms of Sound, the Pomp of Show, For uleful Mirth, and falutary Woe; Bid fcenic...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...give, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe, to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die; 'Tis...commence Of refcu'd nature and reviving fenfe ; To chace the charms of found, the pomp of mow, For ufeful mirth, and falutary woe ; Bid fcenic virtue...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...give, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe, to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis...reign commence Of refcu'd nature and reviving fenfe j To To chace the charms of found, the pomp of fhow, For ufeful mirth, and falutary woe ; Bid fcenic...
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A Collection of Poems, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1766
...give, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe, to live. Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; Tis...the reign commence Of refcu'd nature and reviving fcnfc; To chace the charms of found, the pomp of mow, For ufeful mirth, and falutary woe ; Bid fcenic...
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

Actors - 1766 - 107 pages
...Johnson and which concluded with this address to the town : " Then prompt no more the follies you decry, As tyrants doom their tools of guilt to die ; 'Tis yours, this night, to bid the reign commence Of rescued nature and reviving sense ; To chace the charms of sonnd, the pomp of show, For useful mirth...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafc to live. Then 3 Then prompt no more the Follies you decry, As Tyrants doom their Tools of Guilt to die : Tis...the Reign commence Of refcu'd Nature, and reviving Senfe ; To chace the Charms of Sound, the Pomp of Show, For ufeful Mirth and falutary Woe, Bid Scenic...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...Patrons g|ve, For we that live to pleafe, muft pleafe to live. Then prompt no more the Follies you decry, As Tyrants doom their Tools of Guilt to die : 'Tis yours this Night to bid the Reign commence Of refeu'd Nature, and reviving Senfe ; To chace the Charms oi Sound, the i^omp of Show, For ufeful Mirth...
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