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" Many were the wit-combats betwixt him and Ben Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man-of-war ; Master Jonson (like the former) was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare... "
Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems - Sivu 227
tekijä(t) William Shakespeare - 1858
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Nide 3

Enos Bronson - 1810
...far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performance. Shakspeare with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 1616, and was buried at Stratford upon Avon, the town of his nativity...

Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys' MS. additions to. Langbaine. Oldys,...

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Nide 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...higher in learning; solid, but " slow in his performances. Shakespeare, with the English " man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could , •...advantage of all " winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."* I before observed, that the pleasure we receive from wit is increased, when the two ideas...

Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Nide 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 sivua
...he winds up his account of the Poet thus : " Many were the wit-combats betwixt him and Ben Jonson ; which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The Poet kept up his interest in the affairs of the company, and spent more or less of...

The General Biographical Dictionary, Nide 19

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...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...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys* MS additions to Langbaine. Oldys,...

The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Nide 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...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...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." " His name," says Lord Clarendon," " can never be forgotten ; having by his very good learning,...

The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Nide 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...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...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." " His name," says Lord Clarendon," " can never be forgotten ; having by his very good learning,...

The Works of Ben Jonson, Nide 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...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...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." Fuller, vol. ii. p. 415. These " wit-combates" then (on which Mr. Malone founds a charge...

The Indicator, Nide 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...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...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." This is a happy simile, with the exception of what is insinuated about Jonson's greater...

The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Nide 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention.' Fuller, vol. ii. p. 415. " These ' wit-combates ' then (on which Mr. Malone founds a charge...




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