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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 Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1827 - 345 pages
...occasion for his wit; For eyery 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. . * Nipping....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...occasion for Ms wit ; For «very object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest i ltaire put the same question to the editor of them, that I did to Macpherson — ' Where are t years play truant at his tales. And yQunger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch. The other turns to a mlrth-moving jest t 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 Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...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. Prm. God bless...
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The Book of the Boudoir, Volume 1

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - English fiction - 1829 - 662 pages
...occasion for his wit, For every ohject that the one doth catch The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor} Delivers...apt and gracious words, That aged ears play truant to his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravishedi So sweet and voluhle is his discourse." * P....
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1829
...the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit — Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor) Delivers in such apt and gracious words, Th 1 1 ]. aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor,} Deliver's in such apt and 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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...the easy deliverance. Bacon. A mirth-moving jest, Which his fair tongue, conceit's expositor, Deinen in such apt and gracious words. That aged ears play truant at his talcs. Shabipeare. Arc the cities, that I got with wounds, Dtlirerca up again with peaceful words?...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...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...
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Memoirs of the Affairs of Greece: Containing an Account of the Military and ...

Julius Michael Millingen - Greece - 1831 - 338 pages
...occasion for his wit ; For every object, that the one does 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." One of these...
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