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" With the best gamesters : 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... "
The Shakspere allusion-book: a collection of allusions to Shakspere from ... - Page xxvii
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1750
...things have wefeen Done at the Mer-maid ! heard Words that have been So nimble and fo full of fubtle Flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole Wit in a Jeft, And had refoh'd to live a Fool the reft Of his dull Life-, then when there hath been thrown Wit...
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - England - 1804 - 516 pages
...if that every one from whence they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when...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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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - England - 1804 - 516 pages
...Fletcher and Jonson. gay and 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 cam«v Had meant to put his whole wit in ajest> And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull...
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The Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from the Text, and with ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1811
...With the best gamesters. 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...Had meant to put his whole wit in 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...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...With the best gamesters. What things have we seeii Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that hare been So nimble and so full of subtle flame, As if that...Had meant to put his whole wit in 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...
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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
...With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that hare been So nimble and so full of subtle flame, As if that...one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole tcit in 3.jcst, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when there hath been...
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The works of Beaumont and Fletcher: in fourteen volumes: with an ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812
...epistle to Ben Jonson : . " 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 whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...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, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life." In further token of Shakespeare's having belonged...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...from the country. — — " 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 whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest," &c. Fairer prospects now began to open on...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
...from the country : — " 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 whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, &c." * For the expression " wit-combats,"...
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