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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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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volumen2

Samuel Johnson - 1890
...printed,3 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 1 Spenceby Singer, p. 159. 1 Notes to D1mciad, book iii. Globe ed. Pope, p. 402. 3 In 8vo. 1728, for...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volumen1

John N. Crawford - 1903
...most noted author of the day. Swift commended the piece for the excellence of its morality and that it placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light ; but others censured it as having a tendency to make heroes out of highwaymen. The author himself satirically says...
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Lives of the English Poets: Smith-Savage

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - 1905
...printed3, the reception was different according to the different opinion of its readers. Swift commended it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece...It has been even said, that after the exhibition of Tfie Beggar's Opera the gangs of robbers were evidently multiplied s. 22 Both these decisions are surely...
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1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...much discussion and controversy. Soon after its appearance it was 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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Representative English Dramas from Dryden to Sheridan

Frederick Tupper, James Waddell Tupper - 1914 - 459 páginas
...us the accusation seems as absurd as the commendation of the piece by Swift on the ground that it " placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light." After these extremes one welcomes the sound judgment of Johnson that " the play was not likely to do...
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Representative English Dramas from Dryden to Sheridan

Frederick Tupper - 1914 - 459 páginas
...us the accusation seems as absurd as the commendation of the piece by Swift on the ground that it " placed all kinds of vice in the strongest and most odious light." After these extremes one welcomes the sound judgment of Johnson that "the play was not likely to do...
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Gay's Beggar's Opera: Its Content, History & Influence

William Eben Schultz, Oliver Baty Cunningham Memorial Publication Fund, Elizabethan Club (Yale University) - 1923 - 407 páginas
...that it has taught them to -•' value themselves on their profession, rather than be asham'd of it by making a highwayman the hero and dismissing him at last unpunished. The Stage Medley (1728?) contains the following verses, as well as a picture of the ghost of Collier:...
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Oliver Twist, Or, The Parish Boy's Progress

Charles Dickens - 2003 - 553 páginas
...Gay' (1779) is more complex, and relevant to the dispute about the 'Newgate Novel': Swift commended it for the excellence of its morality, as a piece...in the strongest and most odious light; but others . . . censured it as giving encouragement not only to vice but to crimes, by making a highwayman the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D, Volumen10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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 Tlie Beggar's Opera, the gangs of robbers were evidently multiplied. Both these decisions are surely...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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...dismissing him at last unpunished. It has been even said, Ihat after the exhibition of the " Beggar's Opera," the gangs of robbers were evidently multiplied....
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