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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 Patrician, Volume 1

John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1846
...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." It is greatly to be regretted, that not a...
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The North American Review, Volume 63

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1846
...conversation, when he exclaims, — " 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 oae, from whom they came, Had put his whole wit in a jest." Jonson seems to have held anger but a short...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...With the beet gamesters : what things have we eeen Done at the Mermaid ; heard words that have been e again. [¿".ai. Rom. 0 blessed, blessed night !...night, all this is but a dream ; Too nattering sweet to when there had been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past ; wit that mijht...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...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...jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of hi« dull life : then when there had been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days...
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Shakspeare and His Friends: Or, The Golden Age of Merry England

Robert Folkestone Williams - Shakespeare in fiction, drama, poetry, etc - 1847 - 315 pages
...the watch. CHAPTER XXXIV. 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...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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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...! heard words that have been Bo nimble, and so full of subtle flame, Ai if that every one from whom For I am she, and altogether joyless. I can no long The Mitre, in Fleet-street, seems to have been another tavern where the wits and poete of the day hilariously...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 360 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 ; then whea there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past — wit that might...
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The Autobiography of John Britton: Personal and literary memoir of the ...

John Britton, T. E. Jones - 1849
..." Heard words that had been So nimble, and so full of subtile 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." So in our sportive race of rivalry, each has evinced an eagerness to keep " a-head " of others, by...
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Studies of Shakspere, forming a companion volume to every edition of the text

Charles Knight - 1849
...have been So nimble, and so full of eubtile flame, Ae if that ever)' one from whence they came Hod 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 enough to justify the town For three days past — wit that might...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtile 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 shown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past; wit that might...
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