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" A strange fish ! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man : any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 44
by William Shakespeare - 1822
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would this monster make a mam any strange beast there makes a man : when they will...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian — Tempest — Shakspean. MCCLXXXIV. A mind too vigorous and active serves only to consume the body...
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Proceedings ... from ... 1819, to January, 1829 [ed.] by a member of the club

Shakespeare club Sheffield - 1829
...had but this flsh painted, not aholiday.fool there but would give a piece of silver. • • • " When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." Nay, that sterling plays are greatly rejected, and novel trash pursued, I need only refer you to our...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...strange fish ! Were I in England now, (as once I was,) and had this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. l;l. _ . .. _ '. I !_• fi !•!-_ - _t А1Г Mm. Why, how now, ho! awake! Why are you like a man!...
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The Menageries: Quadrupeds, Described and Drawn from Living Subjects, Volume 2

James Rennie - Animals - 1831
...for our national curiosity — not a bad trait in our character when under proper direction : — " When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." — Tempest, Act ii. scene '2. render him due honour ; and they therefore employed him as a supporter...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...fish,' he at once exclaims : ' Were I in England now, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' This love of the English populace for strange sights is frequently alluded to by other writers of the...
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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1832
...strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legged like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion, hold...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - English literature - 1835 - 342 pages
...strange fish ! were I in England now (as T once was,^ and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." t A German count and a gamester are synonymous terms. — George Selwyn, being haughtily commanded...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - English literature - 1835 - 342 pages
...strange fish ! were I in England now (as I once was,^ and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." t A German count and a gamester are synonymous terms. — George Selwyn, being haughtily commanded...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - English literature - 1835 - 342 pages
...strange fish! were I in England 1 now (as I once was.J and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." All who for wit or want their country leave, Kind, we invite; and grateful, we receive ; Thus cramm'd—impos'd...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural ..., Volume 5

Edward Mammatt - Art - 1836
...Were I in England now, (as once I was), And had but this fish painted, Not a holiday fool there hut would Give a piece of silver : there would this monster...beggar, they will lay out ten To see a dead Indian." " Qui credit Stultus stultum vult, ut sit sui similis."* " Et nati natorum et qui nascentur ab illis."f...
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