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" He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made many poems, especially in the amorous way, which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegancy of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any of... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley - Page 425
by James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 1 pages
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...jussit \ habcbo : " Cur rat fiotse negem, posse quad Me puiat?" Lord Clarendon observes, that " he was a person of a pleasant " and facetious wit, and made...that fancy was spread, " were at least equal, if not su" perior, to any at that time : but " bw glory was, that, after fifty " years of his life, spent...
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Biographia dramatica: or, a companion to the playhouse : containing ...

1812
...; iabebc : " Cur me posit ncgem, passe , quad ille putatf" Lord Clarendon observes, that "' he was a person of a pleasant 'and facetious wit, and made...that fancy was spread, ' were at least equal, if not su' perior, to any at that time : but ' his glory was, that, after fifty ' years of his life, spent...
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...jutiil ; liabibo : " Cur mi fasst aegem, fosse quid ille putatf Lord Clarendon observes, that he was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way), which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elqgancy of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1813
...to have taken place in 1639, which agrees with the information we have in Clarendon's Life. " He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way) which for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior to any...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...to have taken place in 1639, which agrees with the information we have in Clarendon's Life. " He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way) which for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior to any...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...to have taken place in 1639, which agrees with the information we have in Clarendon's Life. " He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way) which for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior to any...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...to have taken place in 1639, which agrees with the information we have in Clarendon's Life. " He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...poems (especially in the amorous way) which for the sliarpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least...
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Censura literaria: Containing titles, abstracts, and opinions of old English ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...those relations held in that age, when Majesty was beheld with the reverence it 61 ought to be. He was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...poems (especially in the amorous way) which for the sharpiiess of the fency and the elegancy of the language, in which that language was spiced, were...
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Beauties of the British Poets: With Notices, Biographical and Critical, Volume 1

F. Campbell - English poetry - 1824
...universally regretted. Lord Clarendon has recorded of him, that he possessed excellent parts, and " was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...sharpness of the fancy, and the elegancy of the language, were at least equal, if not superior to any of that time. But his glory was, that after fifty years...
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The works of Thomas Carew: reprinted from the original edition of MDCXL (1640).

Thomas Carew - 1824 - 214 pages
...in moral painting, for which the noble historian is so remarkable. Of Carew, he says that " he was a person of a pleasant and facetious wit, and made...way,) which, for the sharpness of the fancy, and the elegance of the language in which that fancy was spread, were at least equal, if not superior, to any...
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