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" 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 fool the rest Of his... "
William Shakespeare Not an Impostor - Page 103
by George Henry Townsend - 1857 - 122 pages
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

1845
...which men do the 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...they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there hath been thrown Wit, able...
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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...they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there had been thrown Wit able...
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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 4-6

1845
...heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life : then when there hath been thrown Wit able...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

1845 - 229 pages
...Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile 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 fool the rest * So in Rochester's epigram : — " Bternhold and Hopkins...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 5-8

Great Britain - 1845
...heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life : then when there hath been thrown Wit able...
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The Patrician, Volume 1

John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1846
...Beaumont alludes with so much affection, in his letter to the old poet, written from the country : — " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard...they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." It is greatly to be regretted, that not a fragment of these meetings has come down to us ; a few scattered...
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The table-talk of John Selden, with a biogr. preface and notes by S.W. Singer

John Selden - 1847
...things have we feen Done at the Mermaid! Heard words that have been So nimble, and fo full of fubtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jeft. His intenfe application appears to have ful votary of the Mufes, and but few of his attempts...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier, Charles Knight - 1847
...we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been Bo nimble, and so full of subtle flame, Ai y enjoys the queen thereof; For I am she, and altogether joyless. I can no longer h Mitre, in Fleet-street, seems to have been another tavern where the wits and poete of the day hilariously...
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Shakspeare and His Friends: Or, The Golden Age of Merry England

Robert Folkestone Williams - Drama - 1847 - 315 pages
...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 ! BEAUMONT. But that which most doth take my Muse and me, Is a pure cup of rich Canary wine, Which...
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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...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 fool the rest Of his dull life : then when there had been thrown Wit able...
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