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" I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English man-of-war. Master Coleridge, like the former, was built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could... "
The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ... - Página 73
por Augustine Skottowe - 1824
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - 1996 - 324 páginas
...higher in Learning; Solid, but Slow, in his performances. Shake-spear, with the English man of War, lesser in Bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his Wit and Invention.9 Fuller presents these celebrated wit-combats as a replay of the Spanish Armada, in which...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - 1997 - 416 páginas
...far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances; Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention'. Thomas Plume, around 1657, said Shakespeare was a glover's son and that 'Will was a good honest fellow,...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets: Third Series

William Shakespeare, Katherine Duncan-Jones - 1997 - 488 páginas
...far higher in Learning; Solid, but Slow in his performances. Shake-spear with the English-man of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his Wit and 1nvention.' Possibly Fuller alludes to these sonnets, and believed Jonson to be the chief 'rival poet';...
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The Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - 1998 - 384 páginas
...Shakespeare, meanwhile, is a nimble English warship, 'lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, [which] could mm with all tides, tack about and take advantage of all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention.' The earliest, and most likely to be authentic, of these anecdotes is the following, recorded in several...
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The Late Mr. Shakespeare

Robert Nye - 1999 - 398 páginas
...frigate, lesser in bulk, could out-manoeuvre him in any exchange, being lighter in sailing, and able to turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. Needless to say, this pleased Mr Jonson no more than the fact that it was only when Mr Shakespeare...
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The Pub in Literature: England's Altered State

Steven Earnshaw - 2000 - 294 páginas
...far higher in learning; solid, but slow, in his performances. Shakspere, like the English man-ofwar, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention.'' Minor examples elsewhere in Shakespeare illustrate the heightened importance of the control of drinking...
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Shakespeare Performed: Essays in Honor of R.A. Foakes

R. A. Foakes - 2000 - 315 páginas
...higher in Learning; Solid, but Sloiv'm his performances. Shake-spear, with the English-man of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his Wit and Invention.17 Fuller (born 1608) could just have witnessed a wit-combat but, as others have noted, more...
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Shakespeare and the Poets' War

James Bednarz - 2001 - 266 páginas
...higher in Learning; Solid, but Slow, in his performances. Shakespeare with the English man of War, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...winds, by the quickness of his Wit and Invention. 1 Fuller cleverly evokes their conflict as an epic struggle that reenacted the sea battle of the Armada—with...
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Much Ado about Nothing

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 páginas
...Shakespeare to an English man-of-war, 'lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, tacking about and taking 'advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention.' It is just this quickness of wit and invention which is the special characteristic of both Benedick...
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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley W. Wells - 2003 - 442 páginas
...Charles the wrestler and wins Rosalind's heart in Francis Hayman's drawing engraved for Hanmer's edition. with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention.25 At around the same time Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (herself a dramatist)...
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