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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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Fun, Ancient and Modern ...

Charles Maurice Davies - 1878 - 662 pages
...Here is one of Martial's happiest sketches, consummately rendered by Addison. It is from Book xii.: 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. It is thought that this epigram might have suggested...
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English epigrams, selected and arranged, with intr., notes and notices of ...

English epigrams - 1878 - 464 pages
...above (No. DCCC.).] DCCCXXI. ON A CURIOUS FELLOW. In all thy humour, whether grave or mellow, Thou 'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow ; Hast so much wit, and mirth, an.d spleen about thee, There is no living with thee, or without thee. Joseph Addison (1672-1719). DCCCXXII. To A LADY. Whilst...
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Pen Sketches by a Vanished Hand: From the Papers of the Late Mortimer Collins

Mortimer Collins - Authors, English - 1879 - 290 pages
...quoted, but will bear quotation once more :— " 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." One more, and I pass from Martial to the moderns:—...
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Pen sketches by a vanished hand, ed. by T. Taylor, with notes by ..., Volume 1

Edward James Mortimer Collins - 1879 - 296 pages
...but will bear quotation once more :•-— " 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." One more, and I pass from Martial to the moderns :...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's ...

Joseph Addison - 1880 - 618 pages
...Difficilis, fucilia, jucundus, acerbus es idem. Nee tecum possum vivere, nee sine te. Eplg. 47,1.11 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 ihee, nor without thee. It is vary unlucky for a man to be entangled in a friendship...
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Why We Laugh

Samuel Sullivan Cox - American wit and humor - 1880 - 470 pages
...west, he thinks the east tips up!" III. AMERICAN HUMOR—ITS EXAGGERATIONS, ETC. " 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." Spectator, A'o. 68. IN the previous article on this...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1106 pages
...Ado about Nothing, Act ii. Se. i. SHAKESPEARE. In all thy humors, whether grave or mellow, Thou 'rt air-borne @ There is no living with thee, nor without thee. l .ator, No. 68. j. ADDISON. Who the silent man can...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1124 pages
...Ado about XotkiHS. Act\\. Sc. I- SHAKESPEARE. In all thy humors, whether grave or mellow, Thou 'rt rims found, They softly lie and sweetly sleep Low in the ground. ThiGrmit. J. MONTGO tliee, There is no living with thee, nor without thee. Spectator, Л'о. 68. J. ADDI5ON. Who the silent...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1884 - 460 pages
...class. Here is a good one, on a whimsical person : 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 i In v. There is no living with thee, or without thee. Some one having charged that a certain MP had...
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Salmagundi

William Irving, Washington Irving, James Kirke Paulding - 1885 - 294 pages
...VIII.—SATURDAY, APRIL 18 1807. BY ANTHONY EVERGREEN, GENT. " In all thy humours, v, hether tfrave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant...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, has...
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