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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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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...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. This...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of ..., Part 26, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1861
...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.' This happy illustration could only have been founded on tradition, for Fuller belonged to a later generation;...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...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...all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died A,D. 1616, and was buried at Stratford-upon-Avon, the town of his nativity." Among the crowd...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 1-6

Virginia - 1850
...higher in learning ; solid, but slow, in his performances. Shakespeare, with the Englishman of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quick ness of his Wit and Invention." But in spite of these odious comparisons of cotemporary critics...
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Who's who in Modern History: From 1860 to the Present Day

Alan Palmer - History - 2002 - 363 pages
...learning, solid, but slow in his performance"; Shakespeare was 'the English man-of-war, lesser in hulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides,...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention'. Though it is not strictly history, Earle's Microcosmographie may fitly be mentioned here, for it certainly...
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William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life

Samuel Schoenbaum, Distinguished Professor of Renaissance Literature and Director Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies S Schoenbaum - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 384 pages
...$'ir\ ; Ai& o/Kf £fe ^ A '^JKi' ^' 34. L'Estrange's anecdote of Shakespeare and Jonson, 1629-55. lish man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing,...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.13 'Which...
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Ovid Renewed: Ovidian Influences on Literature and Art from the Middle Ages ...

Charles Martindale - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 298 pages
...Spanish great galleon... was built far higher in learning', and Shakespeare like an English man of war 'could turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention'.7 It may be unfair to Jonson, but it is an admirable description of the difference between...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James Shapiro, Professor James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 203 pages
...higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare, with the English Man of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. [H&S 11:510] Herford and the Simpsons are sufficiently drawn to the account to place some credence...
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Notebooks: Selections from the A.M. Klein Papers

Abraham Moses Klein - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 260 pages
...(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. - Fuller's Worthies It is inconceivable, finally, that Untermeyer proofread his galleys: 'Clearest...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Professor of English Trinity College R B Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 324 pages
...higher in Learning; Solid, but Slow, in his performances. Shake-spear, 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.9 Fuller presents these celebrated wit-combats as a replay of the Spanish Armada, in which...
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