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Quotation by Samuel Johnson
The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. in Works of Samuel Johnson, Yale Edition, vol. 6, eds. E.L. McAdam, Jr. and G. Milne (1964). Prologue at the Opening of the Theatre in Drury Lane, l. 53-4 (1747).
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