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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
edited by - 1922 - 466 pages
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The Works of Ben Jonson

Ben Jonson - 1838 - 819 pages
...heard words that bave been So nimble, and so full of subtle паше* As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest," &c. * Although I cannot avoid thinking that Decker has failed altogether in the Untntsting of the Humorous...
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Works of the Camden Society, Issue 5

Great Britain - 1839 - 166 pages
...his letter to Jonson — " 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 caine Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest ! The practice of giving apostle spoons at...
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Anecdotes and Traditions: Illustrative of Early English History and ...

William John Thoms - Anecdotes - 1839 - 166 pages
...! 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 ! The practice of giving apostle spoons at christenings has been thus described by Steevens in a note...
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1840
...times and under excitement. " What things hare 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 Of...
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The Psyche, a magazine of belles lettres, ed. by the author of 'The czar'.

Edward Smallwood - 1840
...! Heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that eveiy one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." No less a man than Raleigh founded the Mermaid — his thoughts ever running on the sea,-r-and the...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...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 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 enough...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 7

1841
...in his letter to Jonson. ' 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 ina jest !' Travelling by the swift power of imagination,...
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 pages
...With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Hard words that have been Bo nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they enmo 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 works of Beaumont & Fletcher, with notes and a memoir by A. Dyce, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont - 1843
...would frequently engage ; " 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...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 enough...
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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 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 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 enough...
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