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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 Beaumont & Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New ..., Volume 11

Francis Beaumont - 1846
...Both the folios " men ". 0 tnaiit hvu»c-jestl "ie the chief standine family-jest, which has descended 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 throw n Wit able enough...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...heard words that have been So nimble, and ко full of subtle llame, As if that every one from whom they came. Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest," &c. : For the expression "wit-combats," in this interesting passage, we must refer to Fuller, who....
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...With the be*t gamesters : what things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ; heard words that have been mole, To raise him hillocks that shall keep him warm,...thence, that's foe to men, For with his nails he'l lifs : then when there had been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past ; wit...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

American literature - 1856
...we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Heard words that have been 80 nimble and so full of subtle flame, AM if that every one from whence they came Had meant...resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past — wit that might...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 8 pages
...more numerous. J BEV. S. SMITH— A, FONBLANQUE, AND DOUGLAS JERROLD. L " 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." BBAUMOKT. " His fine wit Makes such a wound,...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 1

1844
...addressing Ben 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 in a jest." " which two I behold like a Spanish great...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...addressing Ben 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 in a jest." The Mitre, in Fleet Street, seems to have...
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Life of Sir Walter Raleigh: Founded on Authentic and Original Documents ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler - 1844 - 412 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." In a tract, by Thomas Middleton, quoted by...
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Life of Sir Walter Raleigh: Founded on Authentic and Original Documents ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler - 1844 - 412 pages
...MERMAID! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle name, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." In a tract, by Thomas Middleton, quoted by Mr Collier in his History of English Dramatic Poetry, and...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1845 - 218 pages
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile flame, As if that every one from whence they came...in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest * So in Rochester's epigram : — " Slernhold and Hopkins had great qualms, When they translated David's...
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