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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... "
Curiosities of Literature - Strana 139
autor/autoři: Isaac Disraeli - 1807
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

1809 - 344 str.
...the former) was built far higher in 150 learning; solid, but slow in his performances-. Shakespear, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...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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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Svazek 3

Enos Bronson - 1810
...English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of 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, Svazek 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...English " man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could , • turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage of all " 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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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Svazek 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 str.
...English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of 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 General Biographical Dictionary, Svazek 19

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about and take advantage of 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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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Svazek 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...English man of war, lesser in. bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of 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, Svazek 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...Shakspeare, like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of 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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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Svazek 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...the English man of war, lesser in bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides* tack about, and take advantage of 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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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Svazek 2

Nathan Drake - 1817
...Shakspeare, like the latter, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention." f With what delight should we have hung over any well authenticated instances of these " wit-combats...
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The Indicator, Svazek 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." This is a happy simile, with the exception of what is insinuated about Jonson's greater solidity. But...
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