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" With the best gamesters : what things have we seen Done at the Mermaid; heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a... "
The Shakspere Allusion-book: A Collection of Allusions to Shakspere from ... - Page xxvii
edited by - 1909
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Glances at Life in City and Suburb ...: 2nd Series

Cornelius Webbe - 1845 - 376 pages
...smoothed with Canary ?—Then ' what things were not seen And done, at the Mermaid ? Hard words that were So nimble and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...best With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of...
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Hogg's weekly instructor [afterw.] Hogg's instructor, Volumes 1-2

1845
...snbtlo florae, As if that every one from whom they came Hail meant to put his whole wit in a jnst, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life.' ' I was all ear to hear,' and took in jests ' which mi?* * Snch of the descendants of Jacob as hold...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 pages
...With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words, that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that...every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whale wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool (he rest Ofhiadulllife: The Mermaid was the chief...
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The Patrician, Volume 1

John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1846
...from the country : — " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." It is greatly to be regretted, that not a...
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The North American Review, Volume 63

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1846
...conversation, when he exclaims, — " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every oae, from whom they came, Had put his whole wit in a jest." Jonson seems to have held anger but a short...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...With the beet gamesters : what things have we eeen Done at the Mermaid ; heard words that have been e again. [¿".ai. Rom. 0 blessed, blessed night !...night, all this is but a dream ; Too nattering sweet to had been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past ; wit that mijht warrant be...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...With the best gamesters : what things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ; heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that...jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of hi« dull life : then when there had been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days...
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Shakspeare and His Friends: Or, The Golden Age of Merry England

Robert Folkestone Williams - Shakespeare in fiction, drama, poetry, etc - 1847 - 315 pages
...the watch. CHAPTER XXXIV. What things have we seen Done at THE MERMAID : heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that...they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest ! BEAUMONT. But that which most doth take my Muse and me, Is a pure cup of rich Canary wine, Which...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...! heard words that have been Bo nimble, and so full of subtle flame, Ai if that every one from whom For I am she, and altogether joyless. I can no long The Mitre, in Fleet-street, seems to have been another tavern where the wits and poete of the day hilariously...
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