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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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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GAY

DR. JOHNSON - 1854
...different opinion of its readers. Swift commended it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece that c placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most...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...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical ..., Volumen2

Samuel Johnson, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1854
...the other 'The Beggar's Opera,' &c."— Gent.'s Mag. for Hay, 1824, p. 410. u 2 Swift commended 2" it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece that " placed vices of all kinds in the strongest and most odious light ;" but others, and among them Dr. Herring,...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical observations on their ...

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...Fables,' the other 'The Beggar's Opera,' &c."—Gent.'s May. for May, 1824, p. 410. Swift, commended26 it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece that " placed vices of all kinds in the strongest and most odious light ;" but others, and among them Dr. Herring-,...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volumen1

William Howitt - 1856
...which followed it from the press, Swift defended it for the excellence of its morality, and because "it placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light." This was sufficiently contradicted by the public admiration of its heroes, heroines, its songs, and...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volumen61

Thomas Carlyle - 1860
...received the castigation of Swift, who by a stretch of imagination would make us believe that it ' placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light.' In this instance we may cordially assent to the verdict of one who, under the name of biographer, has...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volumen4;Volumen12

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1861
...burletta. The most opposite opinions were expressed with regard to the piece at the time. Swift said, " It placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light." Another critic asserted that, " after an exhibition of the Beggar's Opera, the gains of robbers were...
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The British Poets, Volumen1

1866
...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...
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Fables

John Gay - 1870
...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...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 Musical World, Volumen48

1870
...Opera created much discussion with regard to iU moral tendencies. Swift approved of it, and said, " it placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light." But the immediate effect was to increase the number of highwaymen — this on the authority of Sir John...
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Famous First Representations: By H. Sutherland Edwards

Henry Sutherland Edwards - 1886 - 253 páginas
...friendship for the author carried him so far as to make him praise its i morality; for the piece, he said, "placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light." It was censured, however, on the high authority of Dr. Herring, afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury,...
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