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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 Works of Beaumont and Fletcher (Volume 1) ~ Paperbound - Página l
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Anecdotes and Traditions, Illustrative of Early English History, Derived ...

William John Thoms - 1839 - 166 páginas
...! 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, Volumen1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1840
...well as the saturnine Ben Jonson, could be jocund at times and under excitement. " What things hare we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that have...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 ..., Volumen4

Edward Smallwood - 1840
...with Crockford's! "Hyperion to a satyr!" Well might Beaumont exclaim — What things have we seen Dene at the Mermaid ! 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...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volumen7

1841
...that breathe, and words that burn,' so beautifully described by Beaumont in his letter to Jonson. ' What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard...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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London, Volúmenes1-2

Charles Knight - 1841
...I saw you; for wit is like a rest Held up at tennis, which men do the best With the best gamesters: what 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,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volumen9

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1841
...Beaumont in his letter to Jonson. " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words (hat hare been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to pat his whole wit in a jest ! " Travelling by the swift power of imagination,...
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 páginas
...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: The Text Formed from a New ..., Volumen11

Francis Beaumont - 1846
...saw you ; for wit is like a rest ° Held up at tennis, which men do the best With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ' ! heard...have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, 1 leys] ie bows. • vie are all equal every whit, &c.] Seward, at Sympson's suggestion, pointed the...
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William Shakspere: A Biography, Libro 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 páginas
...saw you ; for wit is like a rest Held up at tennis, which men do the best With the best gamesters : what 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,...
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Shakspeare and his times

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 páginas
...them, Beaumont fondly lets his thoughts wander, in his letter to Jonson, from the country: — -- " What things have we seen, Done at the MERMAID ! heard words that have been So nimble, and so lull of subtle flame, As i Г that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in...
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