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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? "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 118
1847
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An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie: Including ..., Volume 1

Sir William Forbes - 1824 - 492 pages
...it had been his lot to be exposed. And to all this he added a vein of delicate and peculiar humour, and " flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar." An intimate friendship between Mr. Arbuthnot and the author of these memoirs had commenced at an earlier...
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Memoirs of the Life of John Philip Kemble, Esq: Including a ..., Volume 1

James Boaden - 1825 - 607 pages
...to the last degree flat and unprofitable. " Where be your gibes now, your jests, your songs ? Vour flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar i Not one now!" . I have heard poor Hewerdine firing away from his sawcy rock-boat, upon that first...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and ..., Volume 4

1826
...lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. 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? quite chap-fallen? Now get you to ray lady's chamber, and...
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Gallery of [William] Shak[e]speare, of Illustrations of His Dramatic Works

Moritz Retzsch - 1828
...Up$4 that f have kissed I knmv not how ojt. 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? quite chap-fallen? Now get yon to my lady's chamber, and tell...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...aim and very flaxh of it. Shahspeare. Where be your gibes now ? your gambols ? your songs ? у oar flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ? /•/. By day and night he wrongs me j every hour il с flashes into one gross crime or other. That...
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The works of Samuel Foote, esq., with remarks on each play and an ..., Volume 1

Samuel Foote - 1830
...with distinguished reputation." " Alas, poor Yorick ! Where be your gambols — your songs — your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ? Not one, now ! Alas, poor Yorick !" NOTES. THE Goodere fortune, about the division whereof the brothers...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 17

1849
...how light-hearted they went their ways ! " 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 jeering ? Quite chap-fallen ? ' ' Mark the feverish eagerness with...
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The Magazine of the beau monde; or, Monthly journal of fashion [afterw.] The ...

1831
...the roving meteors of the sky. Now, how changed the scene ! Ah Doctor, Doctor ! ' Where are now your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ? Not one left to mock your own grinning ! ' In the absence of Mr. Gower, the doctor's wit would enjoy...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now ? your gambols ? your songs ? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar 1 not one, to mock your own griuning? quite chop- fallen ! Now get you to my lady's chamber, and tell...
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Facetiæ Cantabrigienses, by Socius

Richard Gooch - 1836
...careworn had he been less careless; his honour is " air — thin air;" " his gibes, his jests, his flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar," no longer enliven the plenteous banquet : — " Deserted in his utmost need By men his former bounty...
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