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" What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! heard words that have been So nimble, and so full of subtle flame, As if that every one (from whence they came) Had. meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull... "
Life and Times of John Milton - Page 32
by William Carlos Martyn - 1866 - 307 pages
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont - 1750
...whence they came Had meant to put his whole Wit in a Jeft, And had refoh'd to live a Fool the reft Of his dull Life-, then when there hath been thrown Wit able' enough to juftify the Town For three Dayspafl ; Wit that might Warrant be' For the whole City to talk foolijhly...
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - Great Britain - 1804
...if that every one from whence they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when...might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly *Itill that were cancell'd ; and', when that was CHAP. xxxvi. gone, , , . We left an air behind us...
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - Great Britain - 1804
...if that every one from whence they cam«v Had meant to put his whole wit in ajest> And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Till that were cancell'd; and, when that was CHAP gone, XXXVI 'We left an air behind us which alone...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - English drama - 1811
...if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole tcit in 3.jcst, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when...For the whole city to talk foolishly 'Till that were canccll'd ; and when that was gone \ We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two...
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...if that every one- from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when...three days past : wit that might warrant be For the whde city to talk foolishly 'Till that were cancell'd : and when that was gone. We left an air behind...
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: In Fourteen Volumes: with an ..., Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812 - 14 pages
...subtle flame, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, As if that every one from whence they came And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Kight witty; though but downright fools, mere wise." Was able to make the two next companies Beaumont's...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...whom they came • ;/ Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, ' i And had resolved lo live a tool the rest Of his dull life. Then, when there hath been...that might warrant be .•'.,' For the whole city to talL. foolishly • , . • ,¡ ., i Till that were cancelled, a;id when that was gone, , We left an...
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Memoirs of Mr. John Tobin ...

John Tobin, Elizabeth Benger - History - 1820 - 444 pages
...so full of subtle flame, As if that every one, from whence they came, Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest In a moral view the advantages resulting from this order of things is equally apparent : between partners...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when...For the whole city to talk foolishly, Till that were cancell'd ; and when that was gone, We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolv'd to live a fool the rest Of his dull life ; then when...For the whole city to talk foolishly, Till that were cancell'd ; and when that was gone, We left an air behind us, which alone Was able to make the two...
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