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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... "
History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun - Page 270
by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
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Anglorum Speculum: Or The Worthies of England, in Church and State

Thomas Fuller - England - 1684 - 974 pages
...Learning ; folid, but flow in his performances ; whilft Shakefpeare (like an Englifh Man of War, lefs in bulk, but lighter in Sailing') could turn with...tack about, and take advantage of all Winds, by the quicknefs of his wit and invention. He dyed 16,. and was buried at Stratford. ( Michael Drayton, born...
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Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1802
...performances. Shake" fpeare, with the Englifh man of war, leffer in bulk, " but; " but lighter in failing, could turn with all tides, tack " about and take advantage of all winds, by the quick** nefs of his wit and invention*." I before obferved, that the pleafure we receive from \vk is...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...higher in learning : solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys' MS. additions to. Langbaine. Oldys,...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performance. Shakspeare with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 1616, and was buried at Stratford upon Avon, the town of his nativity...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...higher in learning; solid, but " slow in his performances. Shakespeare, with the English " man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could , •...advantage of all " winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."* I before observed, that the pleasure we receive from wit is increased, when the two ideas...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...the former, was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow, in his performances : Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The Poet kept up his interest in the affairs of the company, and spent more or less of...
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The General biographical dictionary

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, ,with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys* MS additions to Langbaine. Oldys,...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1815
...higher 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 tides, tack about and take ail-. vantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and in-. vention." The following particulars...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816
...was built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances, Shakspeare, like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." Fuller, vol. ii. p. 415. These " wit-combates" then (on which Mr. Malone founds a charge...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances: Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in. bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." " His name," says Lord Clarendon," " can never be forgotten ; having by his very good learning,...
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