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" 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 life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past, wit that might warrant... "
The Jonson Allusion-book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597 ... - Page 67
edited by - 1922 - 466 pages
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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
...cancell'd ; and', when that was CHAP. xxxvi. gone, , , . We left an air behind us which alone 137*. Was able' to make the two next companies Right witty; though but downright fools, mere wise. , VERSES OF BEAUMONT TO JONSON, annexed to the Comedy of the Nice Valour or the Passionate Madman....
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - England - 1804 - 516 pages
...were cancell'd; and, when that was CHAP gone, XXXVI 'We left an air behind us which alone : 13 7*Was able' to make the two next companies Right witty; though but downright fools, mere wise. VERSES OF BEAUMONT TO JONSON, anilCXed to the Comedy of the Nice Valour or the Passionate Madman. A...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...days past : wit that might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly 'Till that were cancell'd : and when that was gone, We left an air behind us,...two next companies Right witty: though but downright tools, mere wise.* When I remember this, and see that now the country gentlemen begin to allow My wit...
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The Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from the Text, and with ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1811
...days past; wit that might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly 'Till that were cancell'd ; and when that was gone We left an air behind us, which...make the two next companies Right witty ; though but downright,/bo/i, mere vise." BEAUMONT'S LETTER to JONS OH, vol. x. Hitherto the reader has received...
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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
...past : wit that might warrant be 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 next companies Eight witty: thougli but downright fools, mere wise.' When I remember this, and see that now the country'...
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The works of Beaumont and Fletcher: in fourteen volumes: with an ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812
...able enough to justify the town . For three days past; wit that might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly Till that were cancelled ; and when...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
...justify the town For three days past — wit that might warrant be, For the whole city to talk polishly, 'Till that were cancelled, and when that was gone,...companies Right witty, though but downright fools, more wise. Beaumont's letter to Ben Jonson. is impossible not to detect in its picturesque features,...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
....•'.,' For the whole city to talL. foolishly • , . • ,‘ ., i Till that were cancelled, a;id when that was gone, , We left an air behind us, which...witty; — though but downright fools, mere wise. The other celebrated resort of the great wits ofthat time, was the. Devil tavern, in Fleet-street,...
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