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" Sir William would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of Wine with his most intimate friends — eg Sam Butler, author of Hudibras, etc. — say, that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that did Shakespeare, and seemed contented... "
Dictionary of National Biography - Page 100
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Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth ...

Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey - English letters - 1813
...exceedingly respected. ****** ******** Now S: W? would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends, — eg Sam....that he writt with the very spirit that Shakespeare,* and seemed contented enough to be thought his son ******* ******* jje went to schoole at Oxon to Mr....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...where he was exceedingly respected. Now Sir William would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends, (eg Sam Butler, author of Hudibras, etc. etc.) say, that it seem'd to him, that he writt with the very spirit that Shakespeare [wrote with],...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Edward Capell, Sir Thomas Hanmer, William Warburton, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1821
...has given him a hundred kisses. Now Sir William would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends, (eg Sam Butler, author of Hudibras, etc.) say, that it seem'd to him, that he writt with the very spirit that Shakspeare [wrote with],...
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Dramatic table talk: or, Scenes, situations, & adventures, serious ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan, François Joseph Talma - Actors - 1825
...that Shakspeare wrote with, and was contented enough to be thought his son." This idea, hazarded " when he was pleasant over a glass of wine with his most intimate friends," has been since circulated by Malone, and other respectable writers, as not destitute of foundation...
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The Companion, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 432 pages
...published them, had them from Aubrey; and Aubrey had them from Davenant. " Sir William," says he, " would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glass...intimate friends,— eg Sam. Butler (author of Hudibras) &c.—say, that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that Shakspeare (did), and seemed...
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The Companion, by L. Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1828
...published them, had them from Aubrey ; and Aubrey had them from Davenant. " Sir William," says he, " would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glass...most intimate friends,— eg Sam. Butler (author of Hudtbras) &c. — say, that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that Shakspeare (did),...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

Early English newspapers - 1840
...which the import is left to be guessed.) Now Sr Wm would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends, — eg Sam....that he writt with the very spirit that Shakespeare (tie), and seemed contented enough to be thought his son." G«NT. MAO. VOL. XIII. 3 F him on every...
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Knight's Store of Knowledge for All Readers: Being a Collection of Treatises ...

Charles Knight - 1841 - 424 pages
...and did commonly in his journey lie at this house in Oxon, where he was exceedingly respected. Now Sir William would sometimes, when he was pleasant...glass of wine with his most intimate friends, eg, Sara. Butler (author of Hudibras), &c., say, that it seemed to him that he writ with the very spirit...
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The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Dramatists, English - 1848 - 336 pages
...pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends, eg Sam Butler (anthor of Hndibras) &e. say that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that Shakespeare [did], and was* eontentedf enough to be thought his son ; he would tell them the story as above. Now, by the way,...
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The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Dramatists, English - 1848 - 336 pages
...Shaktpeare has gtven him a hundred tisaes. Now Sir Wm. would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends, eg Sam Butler (author of Hndibras) &e. say that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that Shakespeare [did],...
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