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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 Castes of Edinburgh

John Heiton - Edinburgh (Lothian) Social life and customs - 1861 - 414 pages
...let out the means of enabling good men to co-operate with them in the same holy cause. CHAPTER XV. " 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." MARTIAL. Is there anything peculiar about the Bachelors...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863 - 562 pages
...oh! still harder lesson I how to die. DE. PORTEUS.—On Death. But chiefly, thou, HUMOURS.—In nil thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such...Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee. MARTIAL.—Epigram XLVII. Liiie 12. My life's a preparation...
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Beautiful thoughts from Latin authors, with Engl. transl., by C.T. Ramage

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1864 - 594 pages
...es idem: Nee tecum possum vivere, nee sine te. 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. A SIMPLETON. Epigr. xii. 51. Semper bonus homo tiro est. A good man is easily taken in. NEPOS WAR....
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A Campaigner at Home

Sir John Skelton - 1865 - 398 pages
...ELECTED THE BEADLE. w good friend, Dr. Dionysius Diamond, is a reproduction of Addison's humorist— For 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 withoTit thee. What more can one say? There you have the whole man...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 117

English literature - 1865 - 600 pages
...English readers, in the version of Addison,— ' 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, There is no living with thee, nor without thee.' The original, too, of the lines beginning ' 1 do not...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - 1865 - 398 pages
...lose the other eye ? 5 (B. xii. ep. 47.) Hay. 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, There is no living with thee, or without thee. Addison. From Latin Authors. 33 Garrick's character,...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Volume 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866 - 332 pages
...knave complete, Shouldst thou be honest, thou art an awful cheat. THE HUMOUEIST. FEOM MAETIAL. ADDISON. 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. A CHAEACTEE. ADDISON. ON A FAT MAN. IF fat men ride,...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1868 - 526 pages
...compare? No : 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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A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages

Quotations - 1869 - 534 pages
...pleasant, and yet so severe, that I can neither live with you, nor without you :" "In all thy humors, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy,...That there's no living with thee, nor without thee." Difficilis, querulus, laudator temporis acti. Lat. HORACE.— " Harsh, morose, crabbed, surly, complaining,...
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An Attempt to Simplify English Grammar ...

Robert Sullivan - English language - 1869 - 226 pages
...'Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull; Strong, without rage; without o'erflowing, 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.' The Anticlimax diminishes great objects, and renders...
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