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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative to the ... - Page 110
by Richard Ryan - 1826 - 305 pages
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 830 pages
...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 with all tides. V) Rowe, Strat. Regist. 2) Strat. Regist. 2) Strat. Regist. The verses are not now remaiuiug on the...
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ...

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...born, Be kind to my remains ; and O defend, Against your judgment, your departed friend ; Let not Hi' insulting foe my fame pursue, But shade those laurels...universally deserted : an honourable memorial of the fallea greatness of the one, and of the independence of the other — EDITOR. advantage of all winds,...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 11

Anecdotes - 1826
...built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances; Shakespeare, like the latter, less in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." With what delight should we have...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart ..., Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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 advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." * I before observed, that the pleasure...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...higher in learn* ing ; 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 advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." * I before observed, that the pleasure...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Ralegh with Some Account of the Period in ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 496 pages
...was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare, like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." Fuller, vol. ii. p. 415. ; Jensen....
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages: Or, The Progress of Human Life

John Evans - Life - 1831 - 281 pages
...built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. SHAKSPEARE, the English Man of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with ALL, TIDES, and take advantage of ALL WINDS, by the --ickness of his wit and invention !" FULLER. BRIEF MEMOIR...
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The Indicator, and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1834
...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 with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." This is a happy simile, with the...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with an English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Had these " Wit-combats,"...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages of Man: Or, The Progress of Human Life. Illustrated ...

John Evans, William Shakespeare - Life - 1834 - 252 pages
...far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances. SHAKSPEABE, with the English Man of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with ALL TIDES, and take advantage of ALL WINDS, by the quickness of his wit and invention!" FILLER. BRIEF MEMOIR Peerless...
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