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" I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man-of-war; Master Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could... "
The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature - Page 11
1835
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1844
...the for- \ mer, was built far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances : Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention5." The simile is well chosen, and it came from a writer who seldom said anything ill0. Connected...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...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...advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention5." The simile is well chosen, and it came from a writer who seldom said anything ill0. Connected...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1844
...Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with nil tides, tack about, and take 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 Junson's greater solidity. But...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - Essays - 1845
...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...thou, their compeer, be quickly forgotten, Allen, with the cordial smile, and still more cordial laugh, with which thou wert wont to make the old Cloisters...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning : solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...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 solidity. But...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning : solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...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 solidity. But...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 5-8

Great Britain - 1845
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspere, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk but lighter...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." When Fuller says "I behold," he meant with his " mind's eye ;" for he was only eight years of age when...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 3-4

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...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...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 16.., and was buried at Stratford upon Avon, the town of his nativity. We may add...
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The Indicator: A Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 495 pages
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning: solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...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 solidity. But...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...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...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Nor shalt thou, their compeer, be quickly forgotten, Allen, with the cordial smile, and still more cordial...
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