Most Viewed

A Walking Stick
Idolatry
Erudite
White Teeth
An Honor To Tipperary
Ingratitude
Welsh Wig-ging
A New Sign
An East Indian Chaplaincy
Witty Coward


Least Viewed

The Tanner; An Epigram
New Relationship
Henry Erskine
Inquest Extraordinary
Cause And Effect
Paying In Kind
Very Likely
A Pertinent Question
The Ruling Passion Strong In Death
A Short Journey


Random Jests

A Provident Boy
An Odd Occurrence
Fishing For A Compliment
The Dog Tax
A Cold Compliment
Industry And Perseverance
Auricular Confession
Snug Lying
Solomon's Temple
The Worst Of All Crimes




Dido

Jests Home




OF this tragedy, the production of Joseph Reed, author of the Register
Office, Mr. Nicholls, in his Literary Anecdotes, gives some curious
particulars. He also relates an anecdote of Johnson concerning it: It
happened that I was in Bolt Court on the day that Henderson, the justly
celebrated actor, was first introduced to Dr. Johnson: and the
conversation turning on dramatic subjects, Henderson asked the Doctor's
opinion of Dido and its author. Sir, said Johnson, I never did the
man an injury, yet he would read his tragedy to me.





Next: Extreme Simplicity

Previous: An Anecdote



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 1871