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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 Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but alow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Nor shall thou, their compeer,...
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The Indicator and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - English essays - 1835
...far higher in learning: solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with theEnglish 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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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in hulk, hut lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of liis wit and invention." Nor shall thou, their compeer,...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb: Elia. First series

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1836
...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 turn with all tides, .tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Nor shalt thou, their compeer,...
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Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems: Being His Sonnets Clearly Developed ...

Charles Armitage Brown - 1838 - 306 pages
...like 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...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Mr. Leigh Hunt, after quoting this...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
...Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. C. VL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Nor shall thou, their compeer,...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...former, was built far higher in learning, solic bet slow in his performances. Shakspeare, like tie Utter, are advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Of these encounters of the keenest...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 5

1839
...was buill 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, and takeadvantageof all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Jonson was a great favorite...
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The History of the Worthies of England, Volume 3

Thomas Fuller - England - 1840
...(.like 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...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 1616,* and was...
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The Psyche, a magazine of belles lettres, ed. by the author of 'The czar'.

Edward Smallwood - 1840
...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, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The contest, indeed, between these...
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