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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 Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New ..., Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1854
...in Learning, Solid, but Slow in hú performance*. Shakespeare, with the English man of war, leeser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could' turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of hU Wit and Invention." Falbr** WerOnit (Warwick.), p. 126,...
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. C. V. L,, 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 shalt thou, their compeer,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Plays and Poems ...

William Shakespeare - 1855 - 986 pages
...like the former, wns built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances : Shakespeare, here," io, tho enchantment your presence worked in my affections. oil tides, tack about, and lake advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention."...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...which Fuller describes Jonson as a Spanith great galleon, and Shakspeare as the English man-qftoar. " Master Jonson, like the former, was built far higher...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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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. C. V, L,, 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 shalt thou, their compeer,...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - English literature - 1856 - 475 pages
...Jonson, like the former, was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in performance. 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." — Written about 1650, by Thomas...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - English literature - 1856 - 475 pages
...Jonson, like the former, was built far higher in learning ; solid, bnt slow in performance. 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."— Written about 1650, by Thomas...
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Sir Walter Raleigh and the Period in which He Lived--

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Explorers - 1856 - 287 pages
...was built far hiphor in learning, solid, bat slow in his performances. ShakesDcare, like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tacit nbout, and take advantage of all winds by the quicknen of his wit and invention " Fuller, vol....
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William Shakespeare not an imposter, by an English critic [G.H. Townsend].

George Henry Townsend - 1857
...like the former, was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances ; Shake-spear, 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." Having established the fact of...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Jay Chapman - 1857
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances ; Shakespeare with the English man-ofwar, 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."16 '• Worthies, p. 126, A aa,...
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