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" Of this performance, when it was printed, the reception was different, according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift commended it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece that " placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious... "
Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt - Página 249
por Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
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A Defence of the Stage: Or An Enquiry Into the Real Qualities of Theatrical ...

John William Cole - 1839 - 175 páginas
...are wide differences of opinion between eminent writers. " Dean Swift commended the Beggar's Opera " for the excellence of its morality, as a piece that...of vice in the strongest and most ' odious light." Dr. Herring, afterwards Archishop of Canterbury, censured it as giving encouragement not only to%ice,...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 502 páginas
...printed, the reception was different, according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift commended it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece...only to vice but to crimes, by making a highwayman Hie hero, and dismissing him at last unpunished. It has been even said, that, it'ter the exhibition...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...printed, the reception was different, according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift commended on stroiv">t and most odious light;" but others, and among them Dr. Herring, afterwards Archbishop of...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volumen8

1841
...his Life of the Author, says, that Herring, afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, censured the opera, as giving encouragement, not only to vice, but to crimes, by making the highwayman the hero, and dismissing him at last unpunished ; and adds, that it was even said, that...
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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions, Volumen1

Charles Mackay - 1841
...his Life of the Author, says, that Herring, afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, censured the opera, as giving encouragement, not only to vice, but to crimes, by making the highwayman the hero, and dismissing him at last unpunished ; and adds, that it was even said, that...
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Fables, with embellishments [by T. and J. Bewick].

John Gay - 1842
...printed, the reception was different, according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift commended it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece...has been even said, that after the exhibition of the Beggar's Opera the gangs of robbers were evidently multiplied. Both these decisions are surely exaggerated....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volumen2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...printed, the reception was diiierent, according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift coirmendcd taken to begin under the influence of a propitious...the public, • whether it shamed imposture, * i highwayman the hero, and dismissing him at iast unpunished. It has been even said, that after the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volumen2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...printed, th« reception was dint-rent, according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift commended ch, and, yielding to no medicines, produced strong...terminated in death. His * Boswcll, by the Rev. Mr. Temp ihem Dr. Herring, afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, censured it as giving encouragement not only...
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The Ladies' Companion

1853
...and amongst them Dr. Herring, Archbishop of Canterbury, censured it as giving encouragement to crime, by making a highwayman the hero, and dismissing him at last unpunished ; but Dr. Johnson, that most rigid of moralists, has thus said of it : " The Beggar's Opera was written...
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Memoirs of the opera in Italy, France, Germany, and England, Volumen2

George Hogarth - 1851
...Memoirs of Macklin, oa the authority of the dowager Lady Townshend, praised by Swift, as a piece which placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light. Others, however, censured it, as giving encouragement not only to vice but to crime, by making a highwayman...
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