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The Complete Works of John Lyly - Page 330
by John Lyly - 1902
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...are polished with honey, which the smoother they look, the sooner they break. It is thought wonderful among the seamen, that mugil, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the I. ret, of all the slowest: and shall it not seem monstrous lo wise men, that the heart of the greatest...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...are polished with honey, which the smoother they look, the sooner they break. It is thought wonderful among the seamen, that mugil, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in tlm belly of the bret, of oil the slowest: and shall it not seem monstrous in wise men, that the heart...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...smoother they looke, the sooner they breake. It is thought wonderfull among the seamen, that Mugill, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the Bret, of all the slowest : and shall it not seeme monstrous to wise men, that the heart of the greatest conquerour...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...smoother they looke, the sooner they breake. It is thought wonderfull among the seamen, thatMugill, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the Bret, of all the slowest : and shall it not seeme monstrous to wise men, that the heart of the greatest conquerour...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...smoother they looke, the sooner they breake. It is thought wonderfull among the seamen, that Mugill, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the Bret, of all the slowest : and shall it not seeme monstrous to wise men, that the heart of the greatest conquerour...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1821
...smoother they looke, the sooner they breake. It is thought wonderfull among the seamen, that Mugill, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the Bret, of all the slowest : and shall it not seeme monstrous to wise men, that the heart of the greatest conquerour...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier - English drama - 1825
...adversaries,— ' He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber, ' To the lascivious pleasing of a lute- 1 ' derful among the seamen, that mugil*, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the Bret, of all the slowest: and shall it not seem monstrous to wise men, that the heart of the greatest conqueror...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier - English drama - 1825
...a lute." * barbed steeds.] See Note 41 to The Four Prentices of London' vol. VI. l>. 514. S. derful among the seamen, that mugil", of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the Bret, of all the slowest : and shall it not seem monstrous to wise men, that the heart of the greatest conqueror...
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The Works of the British Dramatists: Carefully Selected from the Original ...

English drama - 1870 - 509 pages
...smoother they look, the sooner they break. It is thought wonderful among the sea-men, that Mugill,' Mast all the slowest : and shall it not seem monstrous to wise men that the heart of the greatest conqueror...
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Specimens of the Pre-Shaksperean Drama: With an Introd., Notes ..., Volume 2

English drama - 1897
...smoother they looke, the sooner they breake. It is thought wonderfull among the seamen that mugill, of all fishes the swiftest, is found in the belly of the bret, of all the slowest : and shall it not seeme 60 monstrous to wise men that the heart of the greatest conquerour...
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