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" He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. "
1785-1824 - Page 195
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...may call it. 14 Nat/t. A most singular and choice epithet. [Draws out his Table-Book. Hoi. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such phanatical phanatical phantasms, such insociable and point-devise companions ; such rackers...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 7

1790
...elegant, he fometimes draws out the thread of his verboßty finer than the ßaplc bf his argu? ment. In endeavouring to avoid vulgar terms, he too frequently...dignifies trifles, and clothes common thoughts in a fplendid drefi, that would be rich enough for the nobleit ideas. In ihort, we are loo often reminded...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

1798
...general correft and elegant, he fometimes diaws oat the thread of hi verb fit--: finer than the ftaple of his argument. In endeavouring to avoid vulgar terms,...dignifies trifles, and clothes common thoughts in a {plendid drefs, that would be rich enough for the nobleft ideas. In iliort, we are too often reminded...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...I may call it. Nath. A most singular and choice epithet. [Takes out his table-book. Hoi. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such fanatical phantasms, sucli insociable and point-devise companions; such rackers of orthography,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1805
...with obstinacy or opiniatrete. JOHNSON. 5 without affection,] ie without affectation. Hol. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such fanatical fantasms, such insociable and point-devise 9 companions; such rackers of orthography,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...I may call it. Math. A most singular and choice epithet. \Takea out his table-book. Hoi. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such fanatical phantasms, 2 such insociable and point-devise 3 companions; such rackers of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...affection,] ie without affectation. c thrasonical] Boastful, bragging, from Terence. Hol. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such fanatical fantasms, such insociable and point-devise8 companions; such rackers of orthography,...
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Memoirs of Samuel Foote, Esq: With a Collection of His Genuine Bon-mots ...

William Cook - 1805
...speaking of Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, " That in some passages he drew the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument." ccxvi. Pope. Sir Joshua Reynolds used to tell the following anecdote relative to Pope : When Reynolds...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1806
...may call it. JVatli. A most singular and choice epithet. [Takes out his table-book. Hoi. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such fanatical phantasms,2 such insociable and point -de vise3 companions; such rackers of...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...I may call it. Nath. A most singular and choice epithet. [Takes out hii table-book. Hol. He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. I abhor such fanatical phantasms, such insociable and point-devise companions; such rackers of orthography,...
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