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" ... world, to imagine thou hast never seen some of these puppet-shows which are so frequently acted on the great stage ; but though thou shouldst have resided all thy days in those remote parts of this island which great men seldom visit, yet if thou... "
The Complete Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: The history of the life of the ... - Page 132
by Henry Fielding, William Ernest Henley - 1902
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Miscellaneous: The fathers; or, The good-natured man, a comedy. The life of ...

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...shouldst have resided all thy days in those remote parts of this island, which great men seldom visit j yet, if thou hast any penetration, thou must have...truth is, they are in the same situation with the raaders of Romances ; who, though thej know the whole to be one entire fiction, nevertheless agree...
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The Grey ministry. The Melbourne ministry. The interregnum. Sir R. Peel's ...

Albany Fonblanque - Great Britain - 1837
...people's eyes and mouths, though it may never reach their convictions. Fielding profoundly observes, " He must have a very " despicable opinion of mankind,...as often as they " appear to be so. The truth is, that they are in " the same situation with the readers of romance, " who, though they know the whole...
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The Works of Henry Fielding, Volume 10

Henry Fielding, Howard Maynadier - 1903
...occasions to admire both the solemnity of countenance in the actor and the gravity in the spectator, X while some of those farces are carried on which are...they are in the same situation with the readers of rbmances ; who, though they know the whole to be one entire fiction, nevertheless agree to be deceived...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 28

Modern Language Association of America - Languages, Modern - 1913
...of very little Knowledge in this World, to imagine thou hast never seen some of these Puppet-Shews, which are so frequently acted on the GREAT Stage;...acted almost daily in every Village in the Kingdom. ..." In the last paragraphs of the Champion essay of May 3, 1740, after a fling at " the blackest and...
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