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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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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 71

1906
...jest." His heart was all sunshine, and his mind was a storehouse of native wit and merry memories. "His flashes of merriment," that "were wont to set the table in a roar," were ever keyed to the occasion, whether at an Eastern assemblage of wealth and culture — he was...
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AN ENGLISH PROSE MISCELLANY

JOHN MASEFIELD - 1907
...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 my lady's chamber, and...
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Western Electric News, Volumes 7-8

1918
...of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy! Where be your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar?" With a new "Richmond in the field" the boys at Clinton Street are confident of keeping the cup for...
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The Fools of Shakespeare: An Interpretation of Their Wit, Wisdom and ...

Frederick B. Warde - 1913 - 214 pages
...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!" For three-and-twenty years that skull had...
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Scrolls: Essays on Jewish History and Literature, and Kindred Subjects, Volume 2

Gotthard Deutsch - 1917
...of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your gibes now? your gambols, your songs? your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar?" He is really dead. Those who knew him and loved him — and who could help loving him — feel, like...
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Booth and the Spirit of Lincoln: A Story of a Living Dead Man

Bernie Babcock - 1925 - 320 pages
...mouth of death.' Well can Booth cry, 'My skull is empty 1 "Where be your gibes now? Your gambols? 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 my lady's chamber and tell...
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Words Ancient and Modern

Ernest Weekley - 1926 - 163 pages
...into Hamlet's address to Yorick's skull: "Where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs ? your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar ? " (Hamlet, v, 1). The Dutch verb also passed into Mid. English with the sense of busy activity, chaffering,...
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Speculum, Volume 1

Edward Kennard Rand - 1926
...estate, my home is the wide world, wherein I wander forlorn. Where be now my gibes and gambols, my flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar? I beg my bread in shame. Whither shall I turn if not to the clergy, nourished as I was at the Pierian...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Association ..., Volume 41

Ohio State Bar Association - 1921
...those whom we would gladly welcome, but for them a change of venue has been ordered. "Where be their flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar?" Where the "delicate fancy" that attended their lighter moments, and where the profound intellects tfiat...
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Saint Ignatius Loyola: The Pilgrim Years 1491-1538

James Brodrick - 1956 - 373 pages
...backs when he came near. Alas! poor Inigo, where be your gibes now? your gambols? your songs? your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table in a roar? Like A mad is when his Oriana treated him frostily, ' he longed to seek a desert and to hide himself...
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