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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! "
Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review - Page 9
1891
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The Brighton magazine, Volume 1

1822 - 492 pages
...smooth with sack or canary ? " 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 his dull life....
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1822 - 430 pages
...which men do the best With the best gamesters. What things have we seen Done in- the Mermaid ? Hard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that everyone from whom tbey came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool...
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Noontide leisure; or, Sketches in summer

Nathan Drake - 1824 - 658 pages
...which Beaumont several years after, in his letter to Jonson from the country, says, What things have we seen, Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been...subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest. It was on the night previous to Shakspeare's departure from...
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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature and ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1824 - 670 pages
...which Beaumont several years after, in his letter to Jonson from the country, says, What things have we seen, Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been...subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest. It was on the night previous to Shakspeare's departure from...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824 - 708 pages
...furnished matter for retrospective delight in so competent a judge as Beaumont. " What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been...subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." * The best specimen of Shakspeare's extemporary wit, is...
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Noontide Leisure; Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature ..., Volumes 1-2

Nathan Drake (M.D.) - 1824 - 656 pages
...which Beaumont several years after, in his letter to Jonson from the country, says, What things have we seen, Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been...subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest. It was on the night previous to Shakspeare's departure from...
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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature and ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1824 - 344 pages
...which Beaumont several years after, in his letter to Jonson from the country, says, What things have we seen, Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been....subtle flame, As if that every one from whom they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest. It was on the night previous to Shakspeare's departure from...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 216 pages
...furnished matter for retrospective delight in so competent a judge as Beaumont. "What thiuga hare we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble , and so full of subtle llama, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in u jest" 11. The best...
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Somerset House Gazette and Literary Museum, Or, Weekly Miscellany of Fine ...

1824 - 436 pages
...Cotton, Carrw, Martin, and Dunne. " What things have 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 whence they came Had meant to put hli whole life in a jest." Beaumont in a Letter to Jontoit. f Then...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 3

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 338 pages
...which men do the best With the best gamesters. What things hare 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 resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull lire....
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