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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 Works of William Shakespeare: King John. King Richard II. First part of ...

William Shakespeare - 1866
...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...nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes ; which, delivered o'er to the voice (the tongue),(s2) which is the birth, become excellent wit. The second property of...
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The Handy-volume Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1866
...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...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...
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Shakspeare's Delineations of Insanity, Imbecility, and Suicide

Abner Otis Kellogg - 1866 - 204 pages
...twofold operation : it ascends me into the brain, dries up 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." "We would not wish to be...
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Quotations from Shakespeare, a collection of passages selected and arranged ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...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...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...
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The Stratford Shakspere: Life of Shakspere by the editor. King John. King ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...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...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...
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The Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1867 - 1075 pages
...ascends me i rito the brain ; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which envimn n my allegiance, mark you this, on my allegiance. He is in love. With who? now that is your o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property of your...
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Histories

William Shakespeare - 1867
...the genial knight, "ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and cruily vapours which environ it ; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectible shapes," has had a somewhat different effect upon certain expounders of its virtues....
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A Dictionary of the Language of Shakespeare

Swynfen Jervis - 1868 - 374 pages
...younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses All but new things disdain. AlTs well that ends well, i. 2. Makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes. Henry 4, P. 2, iv. 3. And men are flesh and blood, and apprehensive. Julius Cœsar, iii. 1. To APPROACH....
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A Dictionary of the Language of Shakspeare, Volume 70

Swynfen Jervis - 1868 - 374 pages
...a newer object quite forgotten. Two Gentlemen of Verona, ii. 4. FORGETIVE. Inventive; imaginative. Makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes. Henry 4, P. 2, iv. 3. FORK. Tongue; point. Thou art by no means valiant ; For thou dost fear the soft...
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The round table [essays] by W. Hazlitt [including A day by the fire, by J.H ...

William Hazlitt - 1869
...use." ' More un1 " A good sherris-sack hath a two-fold operation in it ; it ascends me into the brain, dries me there all the foolish, dull, and crudy vapours which environ it; and makes it appreheusive, dertakings fail for want of spirit than for want of sense. Confidence gives...
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