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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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Force and Matter: Or, Principles of the Natural Order of the Universe. With ...

Ludwig Büchner - 1891 - 400 pages
...of his action of battery ? Where be your gibes now, poor Yorick ? your gambols ? your songs ? your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ? Not one now I " CONSCIOUSNESS. Capacity of consciousness must lie dormant in the existence of the...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations, Volume 27

1891
...know not how oft. *° Where be your gibes now ? your gambols ? °your soUgs ? your flastie"s ( — ) of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ? 0Not °one ( — ) now, | to mock yonr own grinning ? °quite Ochap-fallen ? °Now Oget you to my...
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An Escape from Philistia: A Novel

Russell P. Jacobus - 1893 - 204 pages
...how he gave those lines about Yorick's lips: 'Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar?' It is like the whole book of Ecclesiastes condensed into one sentence. It impresses me just as Holbein's...
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The Elements of Rhetoric and Composition: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

David Jayne Hill - 1893 - 363 pages
...His rudeness is a sauce to his wit. (82) There were bitter quarrels between town and gown. (83) Your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar. (84) The very stones of Rome will rise in mutiny. (85) Before his honesty of purpose calumny was dumb....
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John Stuart Blackie: A Biography, Volume 2

Anna M. Stoddart - 1895
...University was at the same time assailed. Alas ! "Where be your gibes now ? Your gambols ? Your songs ? Your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ? " The remembrance of Blackie and the Hellenic Society suggests the reminder to Ben Jonson of " Those...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 158

1895
...was at the same time assailed. Alas ! ' Where be your gibes now 1 Your gambols ? Your songs ? Your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar?"1 The " Blackie Brotherhood " was more intimate and less classical in its constitution, being...
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A Few Memories

Mary Anderson - 1896 - 262 pages
...bright lights of all these meetings, are now gone. "Where be their gambols now ? their songs ? their flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar?" The rare place they occupied in the affection of their friends, and in the heart of the public, can...
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Australian Tales

Marcus Clarke - 1896 - 138 pages
...addressing that once coruscating group — " 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 ! " Notwithstanding, however, all the merry...
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Bench and Bar of Ohio: A Compendium of History and Biography, Volume 1

George Irving Reed, Emilius Oviatt Randall, Charles Theodore Greve - 1897
...oftentimes sparkled with seasonable wit and humor. Every one now in this court room can recall many of his ' flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar.' If any man who came into his company had any genuine wit or humor in his nature it would be brought...
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Australian Tales of the Bush

Marcus Clarke - 1897 - 138 pages
...addressing that once coruscating group—" 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 ! " Clarke, apart from Melbourne journals,...
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