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" D'Ambois" upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star, I found I had been cozened with a jelly ; * nothing but a cold, dull mass, which glittered no longer than it was shooting... "
Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: A-L - Page 69
by David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - 1812
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Mike Kelley: Minor Histories--statements, Conversations, Proposals

Mike Kelley - Art - 2004 - 431 pages
...found on the earth in the form of a trembling gelly, are their excrement." [John] Dryden (1679): "When I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star I found I had been cozened with a jelly. " William Somerville (1740) says: Swift as the Shooting Star that gilds the night With rapid transient...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 13; Volume 128

1876
...wondered in the reading what was become of these glaring colours which amazed me in ' Bussy d'Ambois' upon the theatre, but when I had taken up what I supposed...dressed up in gigantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression and gross hyperboles; the sense of one line expanded prodigiously into ten...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature

A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller - English literature - 1969 - 409 pages
...reading [lie said] what has become of those glaring colours which amazed me in Bussy D'Ambois upon tbe theatre ; but when I had taken up what I supposed...dressed up in gigantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles; the sense of one line expanded prodigiously into ten;...
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The American Magazine, Volume 49

Biography & Autobiography - 1900
...reading, what has become of those glowing colors which amazed me in ' Bussy d'Ambois' upon the theater; but when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star,...mass, which glittered no longer than it was shooting." which she informed me had fallen there as a shooting star flashed across the sky. These visitors from...
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