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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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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

1845 - 229 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 :— " Siernhold and Hopkins had great qualms, When they transtated David's...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

1845
...! 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,...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...
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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 4-6

1845
...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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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 5-8

Great Britain - 1845
...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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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 1

1845
...' So nimble and so full of subtle flame. As if Umt every one from whom they came Hod meant to 'piH his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Ofhisdulllife.1 ' I was all ear to hear,' and took in jests < whj * Such of the descendants of Jacob...
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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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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

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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