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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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Report of the School Committee of the City of Providence, Presented to the ...

1902 - 758 pages
...first given, he was congratulated upon the entertainment he had furnished the audicence. His reply was, "I should be sorry if I only entertained them. I wish to make them better.'' In a similar way, drawing teaches the recognition of beautiful forms, beautiful tints and shading^...
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Stories of Great Musicians

Annie C. Thayer - 1905 - 140 pages
...Messiah," and praised him for the beautiful entertainment he had given the people. " Sir," answered Handel, " I should be sorry if I only entertained them; I wish to make them better." Handel gave the music of " The Messiah" to an Orphan Home; and it earned for the poor children over...
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Music and the Higher Education

Edward Dickinson - 1915 - 256 pages
...well-meant compliment to the "entertainment" which his music had given the town with the proud confession: "I should be sorry if I only entertained them; I wish to make them better." And when he was writing the "Hallelujah" chorus of the "Messiah" he thought he saw "heaven open and...
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 252 pages
...be repeated. Lord Kinnoul had complimented him on the noble " entertainment " which by the Messiah he had lately given the town. " My lord," said Handel, " I should be sorry if I only entertained them — 7 ivish to make them better." And when some one questioned him on his feelings when composing the...
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 284 pages
...be repeated. Lord Kinnoul had complimented him on the noble " entertainment " which by the Messiah he had lately given the town. " My lord," said Handel, " I should be sorry if I only entertained them — / wish to make them better." And when some one questioned him on his feelings when composing the...
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Book of Musical Anecdotes

Norman Lebrecht - 1985 - 410 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.' 63 When Handel's servant used to bring him his chocolate in the morning, 'he often stood silent with...
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Handel: Messiah (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Donald Burrows - 1991 - 144 pages
...first exhibition of the same divine oratorio, Mr. Handel came to pay his respect 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 the first does great honour to Handel, to music, and...
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Ballou's Monthly Magazine, Volume 13

1861 - 590 pages
...days after the first exhibition of the same oratorio, Handel came to pay his respects to Lord Kinnoul. His lordship, as was natural, paid him some compliments...only entertained them ; I wish to make them better." — Dial. PRIDE OF BIHTH. Of all the follies and foibles to which frail hnmanity is subject, that which...
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