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" Tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide," supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you ; and, being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is, in his own conceit, the only Shake-scene in a country. "
The North American Review - Page 44
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'Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?': Italian Language Learning and ...

Jason Lawrence - Foreign Language Study - 2005 - 224 pages
...[First Fruites, sig. 33r]. 20 There is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapped in a Player's hide, supposes...he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you': Greenes Groats-worth of Wine (London, 1592), sig. ASV. 21 Florio's description is...
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Henry VI, Part 3

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 132 pages
...them [actors] not: for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tigers heart wrapped in a player's hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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Shakespeare's Friends

Kate Pogue - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 183 pages
...trust them not; for there is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his "Tyger's heart wrapped in a player's hide" supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute "Johannes factotum" is in his own conceit the only Shakescene...
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The Shakespeare Code

Virginia M. Fellows - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 362 pages
...questions were asked. And yet, as "Greene-Bacon"* had intimated in Groatsworth of Wit, he had bragged that he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes Fac Totum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Jerome Neu - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 304 pages
...1592 in his Groatsworth of Wit: "there is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapped in a Player's hide, supposes...he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shakescene...
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Tales from Shakespeare

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - Fiction - 2007 - 322 pages
...presumed to turn playwright: There is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you, and being an absolute Johannes-factotum [ie, jack-of-all-trades] is in his own conceit...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Art

Russell A. Fraser - 1988
...not," he tells the Wits, for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's ...

Robert A. Logan - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 251 pages
...saying, "an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger s heart wrapt in a player s hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes fac totum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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16th and 17th Century English Writers

..."There is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tygers heart wrapt in a Players hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and, being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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