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" Biron they call him ; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair... "
The Plays - Page 259
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...make an ill shape good, And shape to win grace though he had no wit. I saw him at- the duke Alencon's once ; And much too little of that good I saw, Is...sweet and voluble is his discourse. Prin. God bless my ladieg ! are they all in love; That every one her own hath garnished With such bedecking ornaments...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1805
...wits do wither as they grow. Who are the rest ? Kath. The young Dumain, a well-accomplish'd youth, Ros. Another of these students at that time Was there...quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Of all that virtue love for virtue lov'd: Most power to do most harm, least knowing ill; For he hath...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...the service of a younger man \ la all your business and necessities. A MERRY MAN. {SHAKESPEARE.} • A MERRIER man, Within the limit of becoming mirth,...truant at his tales; And younger hearings are quite ravish'dj So sweet and voluble is his discourse. VIRTUE GIVEN to be EXERTED. (SHAKESPEARE.} HEAV'N...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor,) VOL. III. L Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged...discourse. Prin. God bless my ladies! are they all in lovc; That every one her own hath garnished With such bedecking ornaments of praise? Mar. Here comes...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1807
...make an ill shape good, And shape to win grace though he had no wit. I saw him at the duke Alen§on's once ; And much too little of that good I saw, Is...Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged ears piny truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...passage from his beloved Shakspeare : " . A merrier man, " Within the limit of becoming mirth, V78J. " I never spent an hour's talk withal. " His eye begets...ravished ; " So sweet and voluble is his discourse." We were all in fine spirits ; and I whispered to Mrs. Boscawen, " 1 believe this is as much as can...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...See Vol. III. latter end of AprU, 1778: " A. merrier man, ** Within the limit of becoming mirth, <rl never spent an hour's talk withal. " His eye begets...ravished; " So sweet and voluble is his discourse." We were all in fine spirits; and I whispered to Mrs. Boscawen, " I believe this is as much as can be...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue (conceit t expositor ), Delivers in such apt and gracious words....ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. _ Prin. God bless my ladies ! are they all in loĢ , That every one her own hath garnished •With...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 84, Part 2; Volume 116

Early English newspapers - 1814
...ev'ry object that the one doth catch. The o'.her turns to a mirth-moving jest, Which his fair pen — (Conceit's expositor)— Delivers in such apt and...hearings are quite ravished. So sweet and voluble is his discource, That hear him reason in Divinity, And, all-admiring, with an inward wish You would dusirc...
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Scribbleomania: Or, The Printer's Devil's Polichronicon. A Sublime Poem

William Henry Ireland - Electronic books - 1815 - 341 pages
...Increas'd of theatrical labours the store, man, we may justly apply the words of Shakspeare, where he says, A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth,...truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravish'd, So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Independent of his numerous scenic labours, Mr. G....
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