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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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Bacon and Shakespeare: An inquiry touching players, playhouses, and play ...

William Henry Smith, Sir Tobie Matthew, William Chadwick Neligan - Catholics - 1857 - 166 pages
...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.5 " We pointed out to the editor,...
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THE ESSAYS OF ELIA.

CHARLES LAMB. - 1857
...built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. C. VL, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take ad vantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention.35 Nor shalt thou, their compeer,...
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The absent man

Cornelius Webbe - 1857
...far higher in learning — solid, but slow in his performances : Shakspeare, 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." Who that now sips his claret at...
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The Dartmouth, Volume 1

1867
...Jonson, like the former, built higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances ; Shakspeare, lesser in bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage of every wind by the quickness of his invention." Of these "wit combats" scarce a vestige...
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William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life

Samuel Schoenbaum, Distinguished Professor of Renaissance Literature and Director Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies S Schoenbaum - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 384 pages
...$'ir\ ; Ai& o/Kf £fe ^ A '^JKi' ^' 34. L'Estrange's anecdote of Shakespeare and Jonson, 1629-55. lish 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. He died Anno Domini 16... and was...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro - Drama - 1991 - 203 pages
...higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare, 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. [H&S 11:510] Herford and the Simpsons...
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Notebooks: Selections from the A.M. Klein Papers

Abraham Moses Klein - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 260 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. - Fuller's Worthies It is inconceivable,...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 324 pages
...higher in Learning; Solid, but Slow, in his performances. Shake-spear, 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.9 Fuller presents these celebrated...
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George Eliot's 'Daniel Deronda' Notebooks

George Eliot, Jane Irwin - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 524 pages
...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 & take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit & invention.' Fuller's Worthies, p. 126...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 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'. Thomas Plume, around 1657, said...
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