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" I found I had been cozened with a jelly ; nothing but a cold, dull mass, which glittered no longer than it was shooting... "
The Cambridge History of English Literature - Page 34
edited by - 1970
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Bussy D'Ambois: And The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

George Chapman - 1905 - 332 pages
...what has become of those glaring colours which annoyed me in Bussy jy Ambois upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star,...abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles j the sense of one line expanded prodigiously into ten ; and, to sum up all, uncorrect English, and...
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Tragedy

Ashley Horace Thorndike - English drama - 1908 - 390 pages
...of his admirers have experienced a fatigue that found satisfaction in Dryden's perverse criticism, "dwarfish thought dressed up in gigantic words, repetition...abundance, looseness of expression, and gross hyperboles." For, though the thought is by no means dwarfish, the dress is often too big for it. We are wearied...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 30

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1874
...reading, what was become of those glaring colours which amazed me in Bussy d'Amloir upon the theatre ; but when I had taken up what I supposed a fallen star,...a cold, dull mass, which glittered no longer than when it was shooting; a dwarfish thought, dressed up in gigantic words, repetition in abundance, looseness...
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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 American Magazine, Volume 49

Biography & Autobiography - 1900
...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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