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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 Original, Volume 1

Thomas Walker - 1835
...It ascends me into the brain, dries me there all the foolishj dull, and crudy vapours, which^environ it"; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive,* full...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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The Principles of Phrenology

Sid Smith - 1838 - 223 pages
...for conversation in a pocket-phial. " A good sherris sack," too, " ascends me into the brain," and makes it " apprehensive, Quick, forgetive, full of...nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes, which, delivered o'er to the voice, becomes excellent wit." Madness is always accompanied with extreme heat in the head,...
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Yankee Notions: A Medley

Samuel Kettell - 1838 - 255 pages
...operation. It ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapors which environ it ; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, delectable shapes, which acting slily and sympathetically upon the corners of the mouth, produce hearty,...
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Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

1838
...operation. It ascends me into the drain ; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapors which environ it; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, delectable shapes, which acting slily and sympathetically upon the corners of the mouth, produce hearty,...
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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1839 - 453 pages
...brain ; dries me there all the dull and crudy vapours that environ it, makes it apprehensive, quick, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes, which, delivered over to the tongue, becomes excellent wit. The second property of your excellent sherris is, the warming of the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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, 8 full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes ; which delivered o'er to the voice, (the tongue,) which...
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Punch, Volumes 56-57

1869
...avers, by the mouth of Falsía/, of " a good sherris sack," that it " ascends me into the brain : ... makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes." Oui' antiphrenological reviewer's varieties of spirit behave in some measure like sack. They ascend...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King John. Richard II. Henry IV, parts 1-2 ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842
...operation in it : it ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and cruddy vapours which environ it ; makes it apprehensive,...full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes ; which, deli ver'd o'er to the voice, (the tongue) which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property...
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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1842
...operation in it : it ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and cruddy vapours which environ it;, makes it apprehensive,...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 and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1842
...operation in it : it ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapors which environ it ; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive,...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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