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" What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull... "
The works of Beaumont and Fletcher - Page xx
by Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1840
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1750
...Warrant be' For the whole City to talk foolijhly Till that were cancett'd; and when that was gone We lejt an Air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two next Companies Right witty; tho' but downright Fools, meerWife. Beaum/mf's Letter to Jonfok, Vol. xp 366. Hitherto the Reader has...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 9

1797
...niight warrant be •• ; :':Fwihe wholrchy totalk'fo6lilhly•' '!::?':^5Filt'?&at were cancell'd ; and when that was gone .-. )We left an air behind' us, which alone XV. i., able to make the two next companies , though but fools, raeer^wife." i^Ben JfinXon j.and.to...
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - England - 1804 - 516 pages
...jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when there hath been thrown Wit, able* enough to justify the town For three days...might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly *Itill that were cancell'd ; and', when that was CHAP. xxxvi. gone, , , . We left an air behind us...
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The dramatic works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 2

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, George Colman, Francis Beaumont, Peter Whalley - Drama - 1811
...jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days...the whole city to talk foolishly .'Till that were cancell'd : and when that was gone, We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two...
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The Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from the Text, and with ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1811
...jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past : wit that might warrant be For the whde city to talk foolishly 'Till that were cancell'd : and when that was gone. We left an air behind...
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The works of Beaumont and Fletcher: in fourteen volumes: with an ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812
...a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town . For three days...that was gone We left an air behind us, which alone of faith in the testimony of Drummond and Howel, respecting Jonson's self-sufficiency and harsh censure...
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Memoirs of Mr. John Tobin ...

John Tobin, Elizabeth Benger - 1820 - 444 pages
...contemplate this poetical state of society, it Of his dull life. — Then when there had been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days...that might warrant be, For the whole city to talk polishly, 'Till that were cancelled, and when that was gone, We left an air behind us — which alone...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...jest, ' i And had resolved lo live a tool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there hath been thrown Wit, able enough to justify the town For three days...that might warrant be .•'.,' For the whole city to talL. foolishly • , . • ,‘ ., i Till that were cancelled, a;id when that was gone, , We left an...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days...For the whole city to talk foolishly, Till that were cancell'd ; and when that was gone, We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days...For the whole city to talk foolishly, Till that were cancell'd ; and when that was gone, We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two...
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