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" His pleasurable wit, and good nature, engaged him in the acquaintance, and entitled him to the friendship of the gentlemen of the neighbourhood. "
Memoirs of the Life of William Shakespeare: With an Essay Toward the ... - Page 166
by Richard Grant White - 1866 - 425 pages
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The poetical works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Alexander Dyce - Drama - 1866 - 288 pages
...but the truth of Rowe's assertion is not to be doubted, that " his pleasurable wit and good-nature engaged him in the acquaintance, and entitled him to the friendship of the gentlemen of the neighbourhood."* An anecdote which appears to refer to this period of the poet's life, is related by...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Pericles. The tempest. The two gentlemen ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Dyce, Edward Lorraine Walter - 1868
...society of his friends;" and he adds what cannot be doubted, that "his pleasurable wit and good-nature engaged him in the acquaintance , and entitled him to the friendship of the gentlemen of the neighbourhood." He must have been of a lively and companionable disposition; and his long residence...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Complete, Accurately Printed from the Text ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Alexander Chalmers - 1871 - 816 pages
...Srakspcare's abode in this house, his pleasurable wit, and good nature, says Mr. Rowe, enjragc-i iiim l-'io acquaintance, and entitled him to the friendship, of the gentlemen of the ncighborho->l. Among thc., Mr. Rowe tells a traditional story of a miser or usurer, named Combe,...
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The Poems

William Shakespeare, Alexander Dyce - 1878 - 288 pages
...but the truth of Rowe's assertion is not to be doubted, that " his pleasurable wit and good-nature engaged him in the acquaintance, and entitled him to the friendship of the gentlemen of the neighbourhood."* An anecdote which appears to refer to this period of the poet's life, is related by...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 1-2

William Shakespeare, Abraham John Valpy, Samuel Johnson - 1878
...disposition of heart and intellect which his works everywhere evince ; and, accordingly, Howe has told us, that ' his pleasurable wit and good nature engaged him in the acquaintance, and intitled him to the friendship, of the gentlemen of the neighborhood.' Shortly after the retirement...
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A Sketch of Shakespeare

William Leighton - 1879 - 65 pages
...all men of good sense will wish their's may be, in ease, retirement, and the society of his friends; that his pleasurable wit and good nature engaged him...friendship, of the gentlemen of the neighborhood." It is even reported that he was at length on pleasant terms of acquaintance with Sir Thomas Lucy, the...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson

William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson - English poetry - 1879
...but the truth of Eowe's assertion is not to be doubted, that " his pleasurable wit and good-nature engaged him in the acquaintance, and entitled him to the friendship of the gentlemen of the neighbourhood."* An anecdote which appears to refer to this period of the poet's life, is related by...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...that, to his wish ; and is said to have spent some years before his death at his native Stratford. His pleasurable wit and good nature engaged him in...entitled him to the friendship, of the gentlemen of the neighbourhood." Dyce, also, observes, " It is evident that Shakespeare never ceased to turn his thoughts...
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The Sixth Reader of the Popular Series

Marcius Willson - Readers (Elementary) - 1882 - 544 pages
...Stratford-upon-Avon, where, to use the words of Nicholas Rowe, a play-writer of George the First's time, " his pleasurable wit and good nature engaged him in...entitled him to the friendship of the gentlemen of his neighborhood." 2. Tradition says of Shakspeare that he was one of the thirsty lads of Stratford,...
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Lamb's Tales from Shakspeare. by C. [and M.] Lamb

Charles Lamb - Drama - 1883
...may be, in ease, retirement, and the conversation of his friends. His pleasurable wit and good-nature engaged him in the acquaintance and entitled him to...friendship of the gentlemen of the neighborhood," and in the words of Dr. Drake, " he was high in reputation as a poet, favored by the great and accomplished,...
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