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" D'Ambois" upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star, I found I had been cozened with a jelly ; * nothing but a cold, dull mass, which glittered no longer than it was shooting... "
Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: A-L - Page 69
by David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - 1812
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British Theatre, Volume 30

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...wondered, in the reading, what, was become of those glaring colours whic'i amazed me in Bussy Damboys upon the theatre : 'but when I had taken up what I...it was shooting: a dwarfish thought, dressed up in gi~ gantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles; the sense...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1800
...wondered, in the reading, what was become of those glaring colours which amazed me in BUSSY D'AMBOIS' upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I...I found I had been cozened with a jelly : nothing ' Atragedy written by George Chapman, and printed in 1607. This play not only appears to have been...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...wondered, in the reading, what was become of those glaring colours which amazed me in " Bussy D'Amboys" upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I...dressed up in gigantic words, repetition, in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles; the sense of one line expanded prodigiously into ten...
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The ancient British drama ...

Robert Dodsley - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...was become of those glaring colnnrs which amazed me in lla^y D'jtmbois upon the theatre : but when \ had taken up what I supposed a fallen star, I found I had been cozened with a jelly ; nothing but ,-i rolrt dull mass, which glittered no longer than it was shooting. A dwarfish thought dressed up...
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The hymns of Homer: the Batrachomyomachis; and two original poetical hymns

Homer - Greek poetry - 1818 - 200 pages
...wondered, in the reading, what was become of those glaring colours which amazed me in Bussy d'Ambois upon the theatre; but when I had taken up what I supposed...dressed up in gigantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles; the sense of one line expanded prodigiously into ten...
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The hymns of Homer; the Batrachomyomachia; and two original poetical hymns ...

Homerus - 1818
...wondered, in the reading, what was become of those glaring colours which amazed me in Bussy d'Ambois upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I...nothing but a cold dull mass, which glittered no longer thaa it was shooting. A dwarfish thought dressed up in gigantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 6

John Dryden - 1821
...wondered, in the reading, what was become of those glaring colours which amazed me in " Bussy D' AmboyS" upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I...dressed up in gigantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles ; the sense of one line expanded prodigiously into ten...
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Sixty Years of the Life of Jeremy Levis, Volume 2

Laughton Osborn - Fiction - 1831
...tumid as they are, would furnish figures for' twenty writers of this figurative age. " But," he says, "when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star,...it was shooting ; a dwarfish thought dressed up in gigantick words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles ; the sense...
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Sixty years of the life of Jeremy Levis, Volume 2

Laughton Osborn - 1831
...tumid as they are, would furnish figures for twenty writers of this figurative age. " But," he says, " when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star,...it was shooting ; a dwarfish thought dressed up in gigantick words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles ; the sense...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 2

Biography & Autobiography - 1837
...in the reading what was become of those glaring colours which VOL. II. Z amazed me in Pussy d'Amboys upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star, I found that I had been cozened with a jelly : nothing but a cold, dull mass, which glittered no longer than...
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