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" Biron they call him; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 134
1819
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...the following passage from his beloved Shakespeare: -A merrier man, " Within the limit of becoming mirth, " I never spent an hour's talk withal. " His...doth catch, " The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; t " Which his fair tongue (Conceit's expositor) " Delivers in such apt and gracious words, " That...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...man, Within the limit of becoming Mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye begets occmion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which hii fair tongue (Conceit's expositor) Pelivers ip such apt and gracions words, That aged ears played...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1821
...him : if I have heard a truth, Biron they call him ; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye...hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. PRIN. God bless my ladies ! are they all in love ; That every one her own hath garnished...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...the following passage from his beloved Shakspeare : — A merrier man, Within the limit' of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye...hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse." We were all in fine spirits ; and I whispered to Mrs. Boscawen, " I believe this is...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...following passage from his beloved Shakspeare : " • — A merrier man,, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye...hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse." We were all in fine spirits ; and I whispered to Mrs. Boscawen, " I believe this is...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...him : if I have heard a truth, Biron they call him ; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye...tongue (conceit's expositor,) Delivers in such apt and gractous words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished; So...
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The Drama: Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine

1821
...appreciate Mr. Mathews's talents, and overflowing houses attend him on each night of his performance. " His eye begets occasion for his wit, For, every object...doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; That aged years play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished." The press of matter...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...the following passage from his beloved Shakspeare : • A merrier man, " Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye...hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse." We were all in fine spirits ; and I whispered to Mrs. Boscawen, " I believe this is...
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The First Canto of Ricciardetto, Volume 1

Niccolò Forteguerri - 1822 - 232 pages
...him (if I have heard a truth Biron they call him) . But a merrier man Within the limit of becoming mirth I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his mirth : For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Midsummer night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...him : if I have heard a truth Biron they call him ; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye...hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Priii. God bless my ladies ! are they all in love ; That every one her own hath garnished...
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