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-The Works of Joseph Addison (Paperback) Loot Price: R456
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-The Works of Joseph Addison (Paperback): George Washington Greene
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1854 Excerpt: ... AS IT IS ACTED AT THE THEATEE EOYAL, IN DKTJKY LANE, BY HIS MAJESTY'S SEEYANTS. Falsis terroribus implet Ut magus With a PREFACE by Sir Richard Steele, in an Epistle Dedicatory to Mr. Congeeve, occasioned by Mr. Tickell's PREFACE to the four Volumes of Mr. Addison's Works. Vol. i.--12 INTBODUCTOEY K EM ARKS. this piece was omitted in the original edition of Addison's works by Tickell, in which, according to Miss Aikin, he displayed "sounder discretion" than Steele did in republishing it. Of this piece Beattie says in a letter to Mr. Cameron: --" The Drummer is in my opinion one of the best dramatic pieces in our language."--Forbes' Beattie, let. 611. Macaulay's remarks contain probably the opinion in which most men of taste will agree: "In the same year (1715) his comedy of the Drummer was brought on the stage. The name of the author was not announced: the piece was coldly received: and some critics have expressed a doubt whether it were really Addison's. To us the evidence, both external and internal, seems decisive. It is not in Addison's best manner; but it contains numerous passages which no other writer known to us could have produced. It was again performed after Addison's death, and being known to be his, was loudly applauded." All the positive knowledge that we shall probably ever have about the authorship of the Drummer is contained in Steele's "Epistle Dedicatory" to Congreve.--G.J TO ME. CONaEEVE, OCCASIONED BY MR. TICKELL'S PREFACE TO THE FOUR VOLUMES OF MR. ADDISON'S WORKS. Sir, --This is the second time that I have, without your leave, taken the liberty to make a public address to you. However uneasy you may be, for your own sake, in receiving compliments of this nature, I depend upon your known humanity for pardon, when I acknowledge, that you...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Washington Greene
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-28753-3
Barcode: 9781151287533
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-28753-9

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