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" Where be your gibes now ? your gambols ? your songs ? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ? Not one now, to mock your own grinning? "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 110
1847
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Last Gleanings

Frank Fowler - 1864 - 257 pages
...mournfully apt appear to us the words :— ' Where be your gibes now ? Your gambols ? your songs ? your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ?' Oh! my friends, is it with you, as with me, that the death of the humourist seems to leave a sadder...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1864
...fancy." Did fun-loving Paris ask, " Where be your gibes now? — your gambols? — -your songs? — your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ?" — or did it think enough was done when it provided for the singing of the song, — " Oh. a pit...
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The Handbook of English Literature

Joseph Angus - 1865 - 647 pages
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 100

1866
...upon them alone — months which, like poor Yorick's skull, suggest the gibes, the gambols, the songs, and "flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar." The hand, too, in which the curious read lines of fortune, deserves more than a closing paragraph....
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The Argosy, Volume 22

1876
...cast over the revellers' banquet, a few smooth words are spoken about the gibes and gambols and songs and flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ; then, as of course, the claret goes round, and Lord March resumes his remarks on the merits of a...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 60 pages
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Hamlet as Performed by Edwin Booth

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 62 pages
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A School Manual: Prepared for the Use of His Pupils

Nathaniel Holmes Morison - 1867 - 204 pages
...at the end of them all, is sufficient; as, Where are your gibes now; your gambols; your songs; your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar? REMAKE 3.—A note of interrogation is placed immediately after a question which introduces a quotation...
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Studies, biographical and literary

George Ross - 1867 - 194 pages
...humour ! What bickerings of fun ! what sparkles of fancy ! what a jubilation of joke and repartee ! what flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ! " What things have we seen " (says Beaumont) " Done at the Mermaid ; heard words that have been So...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 44

1892 - 554 pages
...Edwards' book was made up in large part by contributions from lawyers and their "gibes," and their " flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar," furnished to him. The coincidence is also substantially mentioned in " Bench and Bar," written by Mr....
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