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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; Which his fair tongue... "
The Monthly magazine - Page 296
by Monthly literary register - 1810
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...occasion for his wit ; For every object, that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest, uch grace, That the malevolence of fortune nothing...fromhis high respect. Thither Macdnff Is gone to trnaut at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse....
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor), Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged years play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1824
...occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (Conceit's expositor) Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged years play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1825
...occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor,) Delivers...gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Prin. God bless...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...wit ; For every object that the one doth catch. The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which bis h tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Prm. God bless...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch. The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor) Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged years play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is bis...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor) Delivers...gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. We were all...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

English literature - 1819
...occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch The other turns to a mirth-moving jest, Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor) Delivers...gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished, So sweet and voluble is bis discourse. I am, Sir, yours,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1826
...occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue, (conceit's expositor,) Delivers...gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravish'd ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Prin. God bless...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor), Delivers...gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished : So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Prin. God bless...
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