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" I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English man-of-war. Master Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could... "
Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text - Page 452
by Charles Knight - 1849 - 360 pages
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. C. V, L,, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." . Nor shalt thou, their compeer, be quickly forgotten, Allen, with a cordial smile, and still more...
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Essays biographical and critical: chiefly on English poets

David Masson - English literature - 1856 - 475 pages
...higher in learning ; solid, bnt slow in performance. Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."— Written about 1650, by Thomas Fuller, born in 1608. Aubrey's Sketch of Shakespeare at second hand....
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - English literature - 1856
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow in performance. Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." — Written about 1650, by Thomas Fuller, born in 1608. Aubrey's Sketch of Shakespeare at second hand....
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and his invention." Enough has been said of this celebrated club by a variety of writers. There can be...
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The absent man

Cornelius Webbe - 1857
...tho former, was built far higher in learning — solid, but slow in his performances : Shakspeare, like the latter, less in bulk, but lighter in sailing,...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Who that now sips his claret at White's would not prefer to have dropped in at the Mermaid in Cornhill,...
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William Shakespeare not an imposter, by an English critic [G.H. Townsend].

George Henry Townsend - 1857
...in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances ; Shake-spear, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Having established the fact of their firm friendship, cordial intimacy, and constant intercourse, let...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Jay Chapman - 1857 - 1 pages
...higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances ; Shakespeare with the English man-ofwar, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."16 '• Worthies, p. 126, A aa, ed. fol. — After reading the above passage of Fuller,...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An inquiry touching players, playhouses, and play ...

William Henry Smith, Sir Tobie Matthew, William Chadwick Neligan - Catholics - 1857 - 166 pages
...far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare— like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing — could turn with...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention.5 " We pointed out to the editor, that Fuller was only eight years old when Shakespeare died,...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and ...

William Henry Smith, Sir Tobie Matthew, William Chadwick Neligan - 1857 - 166 pages
...slow in his performances. Shakespeare — like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailingcould turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage...all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention/ " We pointed out to the editor, that Fuller was only eight years old when Shakespeare died, and therefore...
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...in learning, solid but slow in his performances ; Shake-speare with the English man-of-war, lesser O, KATHARINA, HORTENSIO, and Wridow. TRANIO, BIONDELLO, GRTJMIO, and others, attending. Luc. invention."86 We now come to perhaps the most remarkable literary notice of Shakespeare by a contemporary...
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