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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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Graham's Magazine, Volumen39

1851
...Donne, at that resort of " good fellows" of the olden time — to have seen those things (l Done nt the Mermaid, heard words that have been So nimble,...so full of subtle flame, As if that every one, from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jeet." This indeed would have been a feast for...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 páginas
...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 whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest,...
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher, Volumen1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1851
...times and under excitement. " What things hare we seen Done at the Mermaid ! heard words that hare 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 Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 páginas
...his thoughts wander, in his letter to Jonson, from the country : . . —What things have we seen Doue at the Mermaid ! heard words that have been So nimble, and so rill! of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 páginas
...like a rest Held up at Tennis, which men do the best With the best gamesters. What things havu we leeo Done at the ' Mermaid !' 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 pnt his whole wit in a jest,...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volumen2

1852
...silence, at BO many brilliant imaginations, and watch the striking out of their fiery sparks of wit — " So nimble and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put hi* whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest 01...
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the London Traders, Tavern, and Coffee-house ...

Guildhall Library (London, England), Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy, Jacob Henry Burn - 1853 - 237 páginas
..."the immortal Ben," from Beaumont, who died ere he had reached his thirtieth year, in March, 1616 : " 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 mean'd to put his whole wit in a jest." The Mermaid and the Mitre appear to have...
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Simon and Schuster Crostics 116

Thomas H. Middleton - 1996 - 64 páginas
...for a departed waiter: "God finally caught his eye." No. 34 (FRANCIS) BEAUMONT LETTER TO BEN JONSON What things have we seen, / Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been / So nimble, and so full of subtil flame, / As if that every one from whence they came, / Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest,...
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George Eliot's 'Daniel Deronda' Notebooks

George Eliot - 1996 - 524 páginas
...Fuller's Worthies, p. 126 A aa Ed. fol. [1, 90] (Francis Meres' Palladis Tamia, 1 598) [ 1, 90- 1 ] l 'What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble, & so full of subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit...
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Shakespeare's Globe Rebuilt

James Ronald Mulryne, J. R. Mulryne, Margaret Shewring, Andrew Gurr - 1997 - 192 páginas
...things have we seen Done at the Mermaid? Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtill flame, As if that every one from whence they came...his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a foole the rest Of his dull life ... This was a merry and witty England, with all of England's most...
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