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" Handel came to pay his respects to Lord Kinnoul, with whom he was particularly acquainted. His Lordship, as was natural, paid him some compliments on the noble entertainment which he had lately given the town. ' My Lord,' said Handel, ' I should be sorry... "
The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ... - Page 186
1808
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Flowers of literature; for 1801 & 1802(-1805): or, Characteristic ..., Volume 4

Flowers of literature - 1807 - 626 pages
...ticularly acquainted. His lordship, as was natural, paid him seme compliments on the noble entertainment he had lately given the town. " My Lord," said Handel, " I should be sorry if I only entertained tliem. I wish to make them better." These two anecdotes I had from Lord Kinnoul himself. You will agree...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812 - 494 pages
...was natural, paid him some compliment» on the поЫц entertainment which he had lately given to the town. " My Lord," said Handel, " I should be sorry if I only cn" tcrtained them ; I wish to make " them better." — Those two anecdotes were from Lord Kinnoul...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812 - 500 pages
...Lordship, as was natural, paid him some compliments on the noble entertainment which he had lately given to the town. " My Lord," said Handel, " I should be sorry if I only en" tertained them ; I wish to make " them better."—These two anecdotes were from Lord Kinnoul himself....
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Names of dramas : M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812 - 492 pages
...Lordship, as was natural, paid him some compliments on the noble entertainment which he had lately given to the town. " My Lord," said Handel, " I should be sorry if I only en" tertained them ; I wish to make " them better." — These two anecdotes were from Lord ' Kinnoul...
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The British Prose Writers...: Beattie's letters

1821 - 406 pages
...first exhibition of the same divine oratorio, Mr. Handel came to pay his respects to lord Kinnoull, with whom he was particularly acquainted. His lordship,...them better." These two anecdotes I had from lord Kinnoull himself. You will agree with me, that Ihe first does great honour to Handel, to music, and...
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The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review, Volume 7

1825 - 590 pages
...Lordship, as was natural, paid him some compliments on the noble entertainment which he had lately given to the town. 'My Lord,' said Handel, ' I should be sorry...only entertained them ; I wish to make them better.' " The criticism on the most sublime of all compositions, " I know that my Redeemer liveth," introduces...
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Musical History, Biography, and Criticism, Volume 1

George Hogarth - 1838 - 332 pages
...lordship, as was natural, paid him some compliments on the noble entertainment which he had lately given to the town. ' My lord,' said Handel, ' I should be sorry...only entertained them ; I wish to make them better.' " After a residence of eight or nine months in Ireland, which was very beneficial to him, Handel returned...
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The Polytechnic Journal, Volume 2

1840 - 540 pages
...as waa natural, paid him some compliments on the noble entertainment which he •had lately given to the town. ' My Lord,' said Handel, ' I should be sorry...only entertained them, I wish to make them better.' " Notwithstanding the extraordinary popularity of the ' Hallelujah Chorus,' it seems that Handel himself...
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Southey's Common-place Book: Choice passages

Robert Southey - 1849 - 610 pages
...stand while that part of the music is performing. Some days after the first exhibition of the same divine oratorio, Mr. Handel came to pay his respects...entertained them ; I wish to make them better.' These two aneedotes I had from Lord Kinnoul himself. You will agree with me, that the first does great honour...
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Southey's Common-place Book, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1849 - 428 pages
...music is performing. Some days after the first exhibition of the same divine oratorio, Mr. Handel uame to pay his respects to Lord Kinnoul, with whom he...I wish to make them better.' These two anecdotes I hod from Lord Kinnoul himself. You will agree with me, that the first does great honour to Handel,...
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