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" A good sherrissack hath a twofold operation in it: it ascends me into the brain, dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it, makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes, which delivered... "
Memoirs of the legal, literary, and political life of ... John Philpot Curran - Page 219
by William O'Regan - 1817 - 315 pages
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1803
...sherris-sack hath a twofold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapours which environ it: makes it...full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes; which deliver'd o'er to the voice, (the tongue,) which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property...
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King Henry the Fourth: A Historical Play, Parts 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...hath a two-fold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapours which environ it : makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, firy, and delectable shapes ; which deliver' d o'er to the voice, (the tongue,) which is the birth,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 7

William Shakespeare - 1806
...hath a two-fold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapours which environ it: makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive 79, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes; which deliver'd o'er to the voice, (the tongue,)...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1807
...hath a two-fold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapours which environ it: makes it...full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes; which deliver'd o'er to the voice, (the tongue,) which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1807
...ascends me into the brain; dries me there all ihe foolish, and dull, and crudy vapour* which crtviron'it: makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble , fiery , and delectable shapes ; which delHer'd o'er to the voice, (the tongue,) which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. 'The second porperty...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 2

1810
...could ever discover in Sherris Sack. "It ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours, which environ it : makes it...forgetive, full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes." These properties it has in common with sack ; in other respects it resembles the wonderworking afflatus...
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Essays on Shakespeare's Dramatic Characters

William Richardson - 1812 - 448 pages
...sack hath a two .fold operation: it ajeends me into the brain : drives me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapours, which environ it : makes...over to the voice (the tongue) which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. , But Falstaff is not more distinguished for wit than humour : and affords some...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...all the foolish, dull and crudy vapors which environ it ; makes it apprehensive, quick, inventive ; full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes ; which...over to the voice) the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property- of your excellent sherris, is the warming of Ihe blood...
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The Emporium of Arts and Sciences, Volume 1

1815
...hath a two-fold operation in it ; it ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the dull, foolish and crudy vapours which environ it ; makes it apprehensive,...full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes, which being delivered over to the voice, the tongue which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...for inflammation. A good sherris-sack hath a two-fold operation in if. it ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish, dull, and crudy vapours...nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes ; which delivered o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property of your...
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