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" I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man-of-war; Master Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could... "
Shakespeare's Marriage, His Departure from Stratford and Other Incidents in ... - Page 73
by Joseph William Gray - 1905 - 285 pages
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Anglorum speculum: or The worthies of England, in church and state

Thomas Fuller - Biography & Autobiography - 1684 - 974 pages
...Learning ; folid, but flow in his performances ; whilft Shakefpeare (like an Englifh Man of War, lefs in bulk, but lighter in Sailing') could turn with...tack about, and take advantage of all Winds, by the quicknefs of his wit and invention. He dyed 16,. and was buried at Stratford. ( Michael Drayton, born...
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Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1802
...performances. Shake" fpeare, with the Englifh man of war, leffer in bulk, " but; " but lighter in failing, could turn with all tides, tack " about and take advantage of all winds, by the quick** nefs of his wit and invention*." I before obferved, that the pleafure we receive from \vk is...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807
...Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." . Had these " Wit-combats," between Shakspeare and Jonson, which Fuller notices, been chronicled by...
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 344 pages
...Shakespear, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Curiosities of Literature, v. C. THE whimsical questions of queen Caroline to Dr. Clarke, have been...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performance. Shakspeare with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 1616, and was buried at Stratford upon Avon, the town of his nativity — Fuller. On the Ascent of...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...higher in learning : solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys' MS. additions to. Langbaine. Oldys, like Spence,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1813 - 509 pages
...performances. Shake*' fpeare, with the Englifli man of war, leffer in bulk, " but lighter in failing, could turn with all tides, tack " about and take advantage of all winds, by th« " quicknefs of his wit and invention."* I before obferved, that the pleafure we receive • from...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...higher in learning; solid, but " slow in his performances. Shakespeare, with the English " man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could , •...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."* I before observed, that the pleasure we receive from wit is increased, when the two ideas between which...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...the former, was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow, in his performances : Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The Poet kept up his interest in the affairs of the company, and spent more or less of his time in...
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The General biographical dictionary

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, ,with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys* MS additions to Langbaine. Oldys, like Spence,...
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