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" With the best gamesters : what things have we seen Done at the Mermaid; heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, 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... "
The Shakspere allusion-book: a collection of allusions to Shakspere from ... - Page xxvii
edited by - 1909
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Memoirs of Mr. John Tobin ...

John Tobin, Elizabeth Benger - 1820 - 444 pages
...the best gamesters. — What things have we see1!* Done at the Mermaid — heard words that have been So nimble — and so full of subtle flame, As if that...in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest In a moral view the advantages resulting from this order of things is equally apparent : between partners...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...? Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle ρame, As if that every one from whom they came • ;/ Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, ' i And had resolved lo live a tool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there hath been thrown Wit,...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ...

English literature - 1823
...called the Mermaid, which was situated in Cornhill. There, as Beaumont tells us, ' hath been shewn Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past, — wit that might warrant For the whole city to talk foolishly Till that were cancell'd ; and when that was gone, We left an...
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Table-talk; or, Original essays

William Hazlitt - 1824
...things," exclaims Beaumont in his verses to Ben Jonson, " have we not seen done at the Mermaid ! — — Then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to...might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly !" I cannot say the same of the S , though it stands on classic ground, and is connected by local tradition...
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Table Talk: Or, Original Essays on Men and Manners, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 401 pages
...things," exclaims Beaumont in his verses to Ben Jonson, " have we not seen done at the Mermaid! —— Then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to...might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly !" I cannot say the same of the S , though it stands on classic ground, and is connected by local tradition...
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Sommerset house gazette, and literary museum; or: Weekly ..., Volume 1

Art - 1824
...Carrw, Martin, and Dunne. " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that hare been So nimble and so full of subtle flame, As If that every one from whence they came Had meant to put hli whole life in a jest." Beaumont in a Letter to Jontoit. f Then was rather an alarming Intimation...
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London

Sholto Percy, Reuben Percy - London (England) - 1824
...Fuller calls them, which in those days took place at Mermaid Tavern, where " there hath' been shown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past, — wit that might warrant For the whole city to talk foolishly, Till that were cancell'd, and when that was gone, We left an...
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Noontide leisure; or, Sketches in summer

Nathan Drake - 1824
...Jonson from the country, says, What things have we seen, Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest. It was on the night previous to Shakspeare's...
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