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" A strange fish ! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man; any strange beast there makes a man : when they will not give a doit... "
The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely New ... - Page 49
by William Shakespeare - 1844
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Memorials of Shakspeare: Or, Sketches of His Character and Genius

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1828 - 494 pages
...' and had but this fish painted, not an holiday-fool there but would give a piece of silver.—When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' Such is the inexhaustible plenty of our poet's invention, that he has exhibited another character in...
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Memorials of Shakespeare; or, Sketches of his character and genius, by ...

Nathan Drake - 1828
...' and had but this fish painted, not an holiday-fool there but would give a piece of silver.—When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' Such is the inexhaustible plenty of our poet's invention, that he has exhibited another character in...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...stand recorded, at their own request, Drydcn—to Sir Godfrey Kneller. Mcci.xxxm. AVere I in Kngland now (as once I was,) and had but this fish painted,...to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to sec a dead Indian.—Tempest—Uhalttpeare. MCCLXXXIV. A mind too vigorous and active serves only to...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would this monster make a mam any strange beast there makes a man : when they will...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian — Tempest — Shakspean. MCCLXXXIV. A mind too vigorous and active serves only to consume the body...
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Proceedings ... from ... 1819, to January, 1829 [ed.] by a member of the club

Shakespeare club Sheffield - 1829
...had but this flsh painted, not aholiday.fool there but would give a piece of silver. • • • " When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." Nay, that sterling plays are greatly rejected, and novel trash pursued, I need only refer you to our...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1831
...of, not of the newest, Poor John. A strange fish ! Were I in England now, (as once I was,) and had this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. l;l. _ . .. _ '. I !_• fi !•!-_ - _t А1Г Mm. Why, how now, ho! awake! Why are you like a man!...
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The Menageries: Quadrupeds Described and Drawn from Living Subjects

James Rennie - Mammals - 1831
...for our national curiosity — not a bad trait in our character when under proper direction : — " When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." — Tempest, Act ii. scene '2. render him due honour ; and they therefore employed him as a supporter...
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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E. Malone] with ...

William Shakespeare - 1832
...brewing ; I hear it sing i' the wind : yond' same black cloud, yond' huge one, looks like a foul bumbard2 that would shed his liquor. If it should thunder as...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legged like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion, hold...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...Shakspeare's Tempest) mistakes Caliban for 'a strange fish,' he at once exclaims : ' Were I in England now, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' This love of the English populace for strange sights is frequently alluded to by other writers of the...
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