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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
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1837
...have wo seon Done at the Mrrmaiil I heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle llame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant...resolved to live a fool The rest Of his dull life." He died on the 15th of March, 1615, in the 30th year of his age, leaving behind him one daughter, who,...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 2

Biography & Autobiography - 1837
...in a letter to him : " 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, And had resolved to live a fool the rest...
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Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems: Being His Sonnets Clearly Developed ...

Charles Armitage Brown - Autobiography in literature - 1838 - 306 pages
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came...resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life." There was wine, but we are not told every one was inspired by it. Beaumont, in this letter from the...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...! heard words that have been So nimble, and so fall of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom 4 &C." '* The 'wit combats' alluded to in this interesting passage are mentioned by Fuller, who, speaking...
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Works of the Camden Society, Issue 5

Great Britain - 1839 - 166 pages
...his letter to Jonson " 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 caine Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest ! The practice of giving apostle spoons at...
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Anecdotes and traditions, illustrative of early English history, derived ...

Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, John Aubry, John Collet - Anecdotes - 1839 - 166 pages
...! 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 practice of giving apostle spoons at christenings has been thus described by Steevens in a note...
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The works of Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1840
...times and under excitement. " What things hare 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, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of...
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The Psyche, a magazine of belles lettres, ed. by the author of 'The czar'.

Edward Smallwood - 1840
...! Heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that eveiy one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." No less a man than Raleigh founded the Mermaid his thoughts ever running on the sea,-r-and the...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard 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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 7

1841
...in his letter to Jonson. ' 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 ina jest !' Travelling by the swift power of imagination,...
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