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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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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volúmenes5-8

1845
...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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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volúmenes4-6

1845
...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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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...which men do the 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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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...which men do the 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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The Indicator: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside ..., Volúmenes1-2

Leigh Hunt - 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, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there hath been thrown Wit, able enough...
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Glances at Life in City and Suburb ...: 2nd Series

Cornelius Webbe - 1845 - 376 páginas
...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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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - 1846 - 420 páginas
...testifies : 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...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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The Patrician, Volumen1

John Burke, Bernard Burke - 1846
...Beaumont alludes with so much affection, in his letter to the old poet, written from the country : — " 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 in a jest." It is greatly to be regretted, that not a...
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The North American Review, Volumen63

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1846
...a letter to Ben, gives his testimony to the brilliancy of the conversation, when he exclaims, — " 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 put his whole wit in a jest." Jonson seems to have held anger but a short time,...
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The North American Review, Volumen63

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1846
...a letter to Ben, gives his testimony to the brilliancy of the conversation, when he exclaims, — " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard...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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