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" A plague on Egypt's arts, I say ! Embalm the dead ! on senseless clay Rich wines and spices waste ! Like sturgeon, or like brawn, shall I Bound in a precious pickle lie, Which I can never taste ? Let me embalm this flesh of mine With turtle fat and Bourdeaux... "
Edwin Booth and His Contemporaries - Page 42
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

Theater - 1766 - 107 pages
...times made their way to the public : — QUIN'S SOLILOQUY ON SEEING DUKE HUMPHREY AT ST. ALBANS. A plague on Egypt's arts I say ! Embalm the dead ! on...never taste ? Let me embalm this flesh of mine With turtle fat, and Bourdeaux wine, And spoil th' Egyptian trade ! Than Humphrey's duke more happy I —...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...Plague on Egypt's arts, I say ! Embalm the dead ! on seuseless clay Rich winea and spices wast<> ! Like sturgeon, or like brawn shall I Bound in a precious...never taste ? Let me embalm this flesh of mine With turtle fat, and Bourdeanx wine, And spoil th' Egyptian trade! Than Humphry's Duke more happy I —...
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Hogarth Illustrated from His Own Manuscripts, Volume 1

Painters - 1812 - 237 pages
...soliloquy, written in the character of Quin, on seeing Duke Humphrey at St. Allans, has humour. " A plague on Egypt's arts, I say, " Embalm the dead !...spices waste ! " Like sturgeon, or like brawn, shall I " Drown'd in a precious pickle lie, : " Which I can never taste ! " Let me embalm this flesh of mine...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

Anecdotes - 1820
...erected by his friends in Leicester." Quin's Soliloquy, on seeing t)uke Humphry at St. ^llban's. A plague on ^Egypt's arts, I say ! Embalm the dead !...Let me embalm this flesh of mine With turtle-fat and Bourdeaux wine, And spoil th' ^Egyptian trade ! Than Humphry's Duke more happy I : Embalm'd alive old...
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The Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - English poetry - 1824 - 383 pages
...indeed. QUIN S SOLILOQUY, ON SEEING THE EMBALMED BODY OF DUKE HUMPHREY, AT ST. ALBAN'S. By D. Garrick. A plague on Egypt's arts, I say ! Embalm the dead !...never taste ? Let me embalm this flesh of mine With turtle fat and Bourdeaux wine, And spoil th' Egyptian trade ! Than Humphrey's Duke, more happy I —...
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Sommerset House Gazette, and Literary Museum; Or: Weekly Miscellany of the ...

1824
...by Mr. Quin upon seeing the body of Duke Humphrey at the cathedral of St. Albana :— 1. A plague of Egypt's arts I say ; Embalm the dead ! on senseless...in a precious pickle lie, Which I can never taste. 2. l>t me embalm this flesh of mine With turtle-fat and Bonrdeaitx wine. Than good Duke Humphrey, happier...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - Theater - 1824 - 379 pages
...St. Alban's, " A plague on Egypt's arts, I say,— Embalm r. ie dead — on senseless clay Rich wine and spices waste: Like sturgeon, or like brawn, shall I, Bound in a precious pickle li?, ', i Which I can never taste ! Let me embalm this flesh of min% With turtle fat, ami Bmirdeaux...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...HUJIPIIRET ! Л plnšuc on Kpypt's arts, I say, Lnibafin the ilcm!, — on senseless day .Rich wine ami spices waste ; Like sturgeon, or like brawn shall I, Bound in a precious pickle lie. Which J can neyer taste ! Let me embalm this flesh of mine, With turtle fat and JUourdeaux wine, And spoil...
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Mirth in Miniature, Or Bursts of Merriment: Being a Collection of the Very ...

English wit & humor - 1825
...entitled, -Resistance no Rebellion. Quin's Solmquy. On seeing the embalmed body of duke Humphrey. A plague on Egypt's arts, I say, Embalm the dead — on senseless clay Rich wine and spices waste ; Like sturgeon, or like brawn, shall I, Bound in a precious pickle lie, Which...
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The Good-fellow's Calendar, and Almanack of Perpetual Jocularity: Containing ...

Almanacs, English - 1826 - 344 pages
...BODY OF DUKE HUMPHREY. A plague on Egypt's arts, I say: Embalm the dead,—on senseless clay Rich wine and spices waste ; Like sturgeon, or like brawn shall...never taste! Let me embalm this flesh of mine, With turtle fat and Bourdeaux wine, And spoil the Egyptian trade. Than Gloster's duke more happy I; Embalm'd...
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