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" But this I may modestly boast of, which the author of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors; I mean, those whose souls were capable of so noble a pleasure... "
Alcibiades. Don Carlos, prince of Spain. Titus and Berenice, with The cheats ... - Page 103
by Thomas Otway - 1757
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Titus and Berenice: A Tragedy, Acted at the Duke's Theatre. With a ..., Volume 1

Thomas Otway, Thomas Thornton - 1813 - 324 pages
...heaven, I am not yet so vain. But this I may modestly boast of, which the author of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors; I mean, those whose souls were capable of so noble...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800 - 601 pages
...though he has not named him : " This I may modestly boast of, (which the author of the French Eernice has done before me, in his Preface to that play,]) that it [DON CARLOS] never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors ; I mean those, whose souls were...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 606 pages
...though he has not named him : " This I may modestly boast of, (which the author of the French Bernice has done before me, in his Preface to that play,) that it [DoN CARLOS] never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors ; I mean those, whose souls were...
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Alcibiades. Don Carlos, prince of Spain. Titus and Berenice. The cheats of ...

Thomas Otway - English drama - 1812 - 508 pages
...heaven, I am yet not so vain. But this I may modestly boast of, which the author of the French Bernice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors ; I mean, those whose souls were capable of so noble...
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The Works of Thomas Otway: Life of the author. Alcibiades. Don Carlos ...

Thomas Otway, Thomas Thornton - 1813 - 332 pages
...heaven, I am not yet so vain. But this I may modestly boast of; which the author of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors; I mean, those whose souls were capable of so noble...
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The Works of Mr. Thomas Otway: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Thomas Otway, Thomas Thornton - 1813 - 330 pages
...heaven, I am not yet so vain. But this I may modestly boast of, which the author of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors; I mean, those whose souls were capable of so noble...
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The works of Thomas Otway, with notes and a life of the author by ..., Volume 1

Thomas Otway - 1813 - 342 pages
...heaven, I am not yet so vain. But this I may modestly boast of, which the author of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors; I mean, those whose souls were capable of so noble...
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Thomas Otway

Thomas Otway - English drama - 1888 - 456 pages
...Heaven, I am not yet so vain. But this I may modestly boast of, which the author2 of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors ; I mean, those whose hearts were capable of so...
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Thomas Otway

Thomas Otway - English drama - 1888 - 460 pages
...Heaven, I am not yet so vain. But this I may modestly boast of, which the author2 of the French Berenice has done before me, in his preface to that play, that it never failed to draw tears from the eyes of the auditors ; I mean, those whose hearts were capable of so...
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The Complete Works: Prefatory note. Note as to the text. Introduction ...

Thomas Otway - Private presses - 1926 - 352 pages
...Heaven, I am yet not fo vain, but this I may modeftly boaft of, which the Author of the French Bernice has done before me, in his Preface to that Play, that...whofe Souls were capable of fo Noble a pleafure: for 'twas not my bufinefs to take fuch as only come to a Play-houfe to fee Farce-fools, and laugh at their...
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