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" In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee. That there's no living with thee nor without thee. "
Classical and Foreign Quotations,law Terms and Maxims,proverbs,mottoes ... - Page 126
by William Francis Henry King - 1887 - 608 pages
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The drawing-room sibyl (poetical extracts).

Drawing-room sibyl - 1855 - 464 pages
...4-1 I know thee for a man of many thoughts, And deeds of good and ill,—extreme in both. Manfred. 42 In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt...Hast so much wit and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee—or without thee. Washington Irving. 43 Thy giddy brains are Flighty,...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe ... with ...

James Parton - English poetry - 1856 - 700 pages
...A CAPRICIOUS FRIEND. [IMITATED FROM MARTIAL.] In all thy humors, whether grave or mellow, Thou 'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow ; Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee. TO A ROGUE. [IMITATED FROM MARTIAL.] Thy beard and...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - 1856 - 590 pages
...wish, nor tremble at, the last ON AN ODD FELLOW. Iw all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou art such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee or without thee. JUVENAL: [Bora »boat 40,—Died about 120, V IX] DF.CI.HCS...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856 - 374 pages
...Pifficilis, facilis, jucnndus, acerbus es idem, Nee tecum possum vivere, nee sine te. xii. 47. In ail thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant t'ellcw ; Hi- 1 so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about theft There is no living with thee, nor without...
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Salmagundi, Or, The Whim-whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq ...

Washington Irving, William Irving, James Kirke Paulding - American wit and humor - 1857 - 664 pages
...probability, diminish. NO. VIII.—SATURDAY, APRIL 18 1807. BY ANTHONY EVERGREEN, GENT. "In all thy humors, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy,...Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee—nor without thee." " NEVER, in the memory of the oldest inhabitant,...
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A new dictionary of quotations from the Greek, Latin, and modern languages ...

Greek - 1859 - 568 pages
...the times that are past, of bygone days -."" In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou 'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast so much...That there's no living with thee, nor without thee." NB The feefing embodied in the expression, "Laudator temporis acti," is as old as the time of the patriarch...
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The Castes of Edinburgh

John Heiton - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1859 - 264 pages
...Rafflesiana. CHAPTER XI. OUR EDINBURGH BACHELORS. In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, ThouVt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, T here is no living with thee, nor without thee. MARTIAL. Is there anything peculiar about the Bachelors...
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Salmagundi: Or, The Whim-whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq ...

Washington Irving - 1860 - 420 pages
...probability, diminish. NO. YIIL—SATÜKDAY, APRIL 18, 1807. BY ANTHONY EVERGREEN, GENT. " In all thy humors, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy,...Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee—nor without thee." 4 6 "I^TEYER, in the memory of the oldest inhabitant,...
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Literary Class Book; Or, Readings in English Literature: To which is ...

Robert Sullivan - 1861 - 532 pages
...compare? No i those at first th' unwary heart may gain, But these—these only can the heart retain. 23. In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt...Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee. 24. Oh, could I flow like thee, and make thy stream...
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An Attempt to Simplify English Grammar ...

Robert Sullivan - English language - 1861 - 224 pages
...'Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull; Strong, without rage; without o'erttowing, full.* * In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt...Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee/ Climax or Amplification rises by regular steps from...
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