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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 dull life. "
The Jonson Allusion-book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 - Page 67
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 4

1835
...been So nimble, and so full of subtile (lame, As if that every one from whence they c.ime II:id mi-ant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to...a fool the rest Of his dull life; then where there had been tlirown Wit able i-Hough to justify the town For three Hays mst, — wit that might warrant...
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The Indicator and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - English essays - 1835
...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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Memoirs of John Selden and Notices of the Political Contest ..., Volume 25

George William Johnson - Great Britain - 1835 - 374 pages
...Jonson 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.' " (Jonson's works, i. Ixvi.) The intimacy...
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Memoirs of John Selden and Notices of the Political Contest ..., Volume 25

George William Johnson - Great Britain - 1835 - 374 pages
...Jonson 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.' " (Jonson's works, 1. Ixvi.) The intimacy...
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Memoirs of John Selden and notices of the political contest during his time

George William Johnson - 1835
...! 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.' " (Jonson's works, 1. Ixvi.) The intimacy and affection that existed between Selden and Jonson, are...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...Jonson, Beaumont writes, " 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...resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life." He died on the 15th of March, 1615, in the 30th year of his age, leaving behind him one daughter, who,...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1837
...have wo seon Done at the Mrrmaiil I heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle llame, As if that every one from whence they came Had meant...resolved to live a fool The rest Of his dull life." He died on the 15th of March, 1615, in the 30th year of his age, leaving behind him one daughter, who,...
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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 2

1837
...in a letter to him : — " 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, And had resolved to live a fool the rest...
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Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems: Being His Sonnets Clearly Developed ...

Charles Armitage Brown - Autobiography in literature - 1838 - 306 pages
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came...resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life." There was wine, but we are not told every one was inspired by it. Beaumont, in this letter from the...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...! heard words that have been So nimble, and so fall of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom 4 &C." '*• The 'wit combats' alluded to in this interesting passage are mentioned by Fuller, who, speaking...
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