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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 New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ... - Página 40
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1807
...Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." . Had these " Wit-combats," between Shakspeare and Jonson, which Fuller notices, been chronicled by...
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

1809 - 344 páginas
...Shakespear, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Curiosities of Literature, v. C. THE whimsical questions of queen Caroline to Dr. Clarke, have been...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...in learning : solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys' MS. additions to. Langbaine. Oldys, like Spence,...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - 1810
...higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performance. Shakspeare with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 1616, and was buried at Stratford upon Avon, the town of his nativity — Fuller....
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...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."* I before observed, that the pleasure we receive from wit is increased, when the two ideas between which...
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The General biographical dictionary

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, ,with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The following particulars are transcribed from Oldys* MS additions to Langbaine. Oldys, like Spence,...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 páginas
...learning ; solid, but slow, in his performances : Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." The Poet kept up his interest in the affairs of the company, and spent more or less of his time in...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances: Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in. bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." " His name," says Lord Clarendon," " can never be forgotten ; having by his very good learning, and...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances: Shakspeare, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." " His name," says Lord Clarendon," " can never be forgotten ; having by his very good learning, and...
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The Works of Ben Jonson, Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances, Shakspeare, like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all...winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." Fuller, vol. ii. p. 415. These " wit-combates" then (on which Mr. Malone founds a charge of hostility,)...
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