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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 people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

Henry Mead - 1845
...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, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Of Ben himself, Fuller,...
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The North American Review, Volume 63

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1846
...Master Jonson was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances ; Shakspeare, 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." Fuller speaks further...
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The North American Review, Volume 63

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1846
...Master Jonson was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances ; Shakspeare, 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." Fuller speaks further...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1847
..." wit-combats," in which Fuller describes Jonson as a Spanish great gatteon, and Shakspeare as the English man-of-war. " Master Jonson, like the former,...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and his invention." Enough has been said of this...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...like the former, was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances: Shakespeare, i\g" p %Qq 3 ^ b t* y n %ݻnд rӖ H... ~ > E f } ' >~ } 8 iq GL advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention."2 The simile is well chosen, and...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performance*. Shukspeure, with the English mon-of war, advantage of all winds, by the quickness of hU wit and invention.'— rulkr'i Worlhin. Besides the...
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Select plays [5 plays], with notes and an intr. to each play and a life of ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...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, tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." We may here remark that the friendship,...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 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." Such is Thomas Fuller's wellknown...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Note Book, Volumes 3-4

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1850
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow, irl his performances. Shakespeare, with the EnglishMan of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quick ness of his Wit and Invention." But in spite of these odious comparisons...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 3-4

Virginia - 1850
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow, in his performances. Shakespeare, with the EnglishMan of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quick ness of his Wit and Invention." But in spite of these odious comparisons...
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