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" There was Lamb himself, the most delightful, the most provoking, the most witty and sensible of men. He always made the best pun, and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing, is his best. No one... "
The Works of Charles Lamb - Page 346
by Charles Lamb - 1850
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The Plain Speaker;: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things..

William Hazlitt - Aesthetics - 1826 - 447 pages
...and sensible of men. He always made the best pun, and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences as he does. His jests scald like tears : and he probes a question with...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 20

Great Britain - 1836
...and sensible of men. He always made the best pun, and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences, as he does. His jests scald like tears, and he probes a question with...
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The Annual biography and obituary

1836
...and sensible of men. He always made the best pun, and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences, as he does. His jests scald like tears, and he probes a question with...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...and sensible of men. He always makes the best pun and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences as he does." Home Tooke was a master of the intellectual foils ; so were...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...and sensible of men. He always makes the best pun and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences as he does." Home Tooke was a master of the intellectual foils ; so were...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...and sensible of men. He always makes the best pun and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences as he does." Horne Tooke was a master of the intellectual foils ; so were...
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Literary Sketches and Letters: Being the Final Memorials of Charles Lamb ...

Charles Lamb - Authors, English - 1849 - 259 pages
...violent changes from the serious to the farcical — the sudden reliefs of the " heatoppressed brain," and heart weighed down by the sense of ever-impending...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half-sentences ; his jests scald like tears, and he probes a question with a play on words."...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...and sensible of men. He always made the hest pun, and the best remark in the course of the evening. His serious conversation, like his serious writing, is his best. No one ever slammorcd out such fine, piquant, deep, eloiiucnt things in half a dozen half-sentences as ho does....
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1855
...violent changes from the serious to the farcical — the sudden relicts of the " heatoppressed brain," and heart weighed down by the sense of ever-impending...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences ; his jests scald like tears, and he probes a question with a play on words."...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: With a Sketch of His Life and Final ..., Volume 1

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1855
...farcical — the sudden reliefs of the " heatthe senou oppressed brain," and heart weighed down hy the sense of ' ever-impending sorrow. His whim, however,...stammered out such fine, piquant, deep, eloquent things in half a dozen half sentences ; his jests scald like tears, and he probes a question with a play on words."...
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