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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 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 Plays of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances ; Shake-speare 8 invention."66 We now come to perhaps the most remarkable literary notice of Shakespeare by a contemporary...
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858 - 40 pages
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances ; Shake-speare with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."66 We now come to perhaps the most remarkable literary notice of Shakespeare by a contemporary...
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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...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 invention1." The simile is well chosen, and it came from a writer who seldom said anything ill'. Connected...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...like the former, was built br higher Bl learning ; solid, but slow In his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser In bulk, but lighter...with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of an wlaJm, by UK quickness of bis wit and Invention."— fuUer'i IfortUa. Trust him not : Ms word?,...
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Works, Volume 4

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...(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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Philosophy of The Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - 1859
...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." I before observed, that the pleasure we receive from wit is increased, when the two ideas between which...
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Shakespeare and His Birthplace: Containing a Biography of the Poet, and a ...

Thomas Nelson Publishers - Stratford-upon-Avon (England) - 1859 - 128 pages
...Jonson, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in performances ; Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." As Fuller was later than this time, he could not speak from his own observation, but we have every...
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Homes and Haunts of the Wise and Good, Or, Visits to Remarkable Places in ...

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Dwellings - 1859 - 376 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...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and his invention." Enough has been said of this celebrated club by a variety of writers. There can be...
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School-days of Eminent Men: I. Sketches of the Progress of Education in ...

John Timbs - Biography - 1860 - 309 pages
...performances. C V. L , with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn wirh all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention."— The Essays of Elia. ROBERT SOUTHEY AT HIS SCHOOLS, AND AT OXFORD. Robert Southey, the business of whose...
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