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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 William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely New ... - Page cclxii
by William Shakespeare - 1844
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - England - 1804 - 516 pages
...the convivial meetings he had been accustomed to hold with Shakespear, Fletcher and Jonson. gay and What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard...so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whence they cam«v Had meant to put his whole wit in ajest> And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest...
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The Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from the Text, and with ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1811
...of our Authors' time, and celebrated by Beaumont, in the following passage of a letter from him to Ben Jonson : What things have we seen Done at the...heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtile flame, As IP that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest,...
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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
...of our Authors' time, and celebrated by Beaumont, in the following passage of a letter from him to Ben Jonson : What things have we seen Done at the...heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole teil in a jest,...
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The works of Beaumont and Fletcher: in fourteen volumes: with an ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812
...and Beaumont gives us the following fascinating account of their meetings, in his poetical epistle to Ben Jonson : . " What things have we seen Done at...they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...saw you ; for wit is like a rest Held up at tennis, which men do the best With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...them, Beaumont fondly lets his thoughts wander, in his letter to Jonson, from the country. — — " What things have we seen, Done at the MERMAID ! heard...they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest," &c. Fairer prospects now began to open on Jonson ; Elizabeth was frugal, and paid as grudgingly for...
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Memoirs of Mr. John Tobin ...

John Tobin, Elizabeth Benger - 1820 - 444 pages
...up at Tennis —*• which men do the best With the best gamesters. — What things have we see1!* Done at the Mermaid — heard words that have been...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...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...have we seen Done at the Mermaid ? Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle ñame, As if that every one from whom they came • ;/ Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, ' i And had resolved lo live a tool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there hath been thrown Wit,...
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The life of Shakespeare: enquiries into the originality of his ..., Volume 1

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...and whose meetings furnished matter for retrospective delight in so competent a judge as Beaumont. " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard...came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." * The best specimen of Shakspeare's extemporary wit, is his jocular epitaph on Mr. John Combe, who had amassed...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...and whose meetings furnished matter for retrospective delight in so competent a judge as Beaumont. " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard...came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." * The best specimen of Shakspeare's extemporary wit, is his jocular epitaph on Mr. John Combe, who had amassed...
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