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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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The posthumous papers, facetious and fanciful, of a person lately about town

Cornelius Webbe - 1828
...silence, at so many brilliant imaginations, and watch the striking out of their fiery sparks of wit, 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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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Raleigh: With Some Account of the Period ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 496 pages
...over abstruse discussion. " 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 wit in a jest," &c. * Gifford's Life of Ben Jonson, p. 65. prefixed...
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The Irish penny magazine

...of their fiery sparks of wit, So nimble and BO 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 Ma dull life. ' I was all ear to hear,' and took in jests ' which might create a laugh under the ribs...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 4

1835
...been So nimble, and so full of subtile (lame, As if that every one from whence they c.ime II:id mi-ant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then where there had been tlirown Wit able i-Hough to justify the town For three Hays mst, wit that...
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Memoirs of John Selden: and notices of the political contest during his time

George William Johnson - Great Britain - 1835 - 374 pages
...Jonson from the country. ' 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.' " (Jonson's works, 1. Ixvi.) The intimacy...
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The Indicator and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - English essays - 1835
...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 resolved to live a fool the rest Of...
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Memoirs of John Selden: And Notices of the Political Contest During His Time

George William Johnson - Great Britain - 1835 - 374 pages
...Jonson from the country. ' 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.' " (Jonson's works, i. Ixvi.) The intimacy...
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Memoirs of John Selden and notices of the political contest during his time

George William Johnson - 1835
...! 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.' " (Jonson's works, 1. Ixvi.) The intimacy and affection that existed between Selden and Jonson, are...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...Jonson, Beaumont writes, " 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...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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