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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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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature and ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1824
...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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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...competent a judge as Beaumont. " 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." * The best specimen of Shakspeare's extemporary...
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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature ..., Volumes 1-2

Nathan Drake - Drama - 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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Noontide leisure: or, Sketches in summer, outlines from nature and ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Drama - 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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The life of Shakespeare: enquiries into the originality of his ..., Volume 1

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...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." * The best specimen of Shakspeare's extemporary wit, is his jocular epitaph on Mr. John Combe, who...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 13

Anecdotes - 1826
...called the Mermaid, 'which was situated in Cornhill. There, as Beaumont tell us, " 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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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 3

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...? Hard 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, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull lire. Then, where there hath been thrown Wit, able enough...
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative ..., Volume 3

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ? Hard 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, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of...
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ...

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...best With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ? Hard 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, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 11

Anecdotes - 1826
...Jonson, from the country: " What things have we seen Done at the MERMAID ? heard words that have been 80 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." For the expression, " wit-combats," we must...
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