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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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Plays of Shakespeare Selected and Prepared for Use in Schools ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson - 1875
...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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Greek melic poets

Herbert Weir Smyth - 1963 - 564 pages
.... . . ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours w hich environ it ; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes"; Burns' 'Tarn o' Shanter ' : "Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, | O'er a' the ills o' life...
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Chimes at Midnight

Orson Welles, Bridget Gellert Lyons - 1988 - 340 pages
...upward toward the sky, as if experiencing some grander vision. FALSTAFF: . . . dull, and cruddy vapors which environ it, makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes, . . . FALSTAFF (off): . . . which, delivered o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth . ....
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Essays on Epistemological Transformations and Theater History

Mary Beth Rose - 1992 - 236 pages
...elaborate praise of "sherry-sack," which 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. (4.2.94-99) This is apotheosis,...
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Staging Politics: The Lasting Impact of Shakespeare's Histories

Wolfgang Iser, David Wilson, MS RN C(inc) - 1993 - 224 pages
...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, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property of your...
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Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time

Lars Engle - 1993 - 266 pages
...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, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property of your...
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Four Histories

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 865 pages
...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 100 tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property of...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 1263 pages
...sherris-sack hath a twofold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish and of that? MISTRESS QUICKLY. Well, thereby hangs a tale:...another Nan; but, I detest, an honest maid as ev dcliver'd o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. The second property...
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The Seven Sisters of Sleep: The Celebrated Drug Classic

Mordecai Cooke, Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - 1997 - 288 pages
...1858. CHAPTER XX CFJCWING THE CGDfl It ascends me into the brain, dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy vapours which environ it; makes it...over to the voice (the tongue), which is the birth, becomes excellent wit. Sir John Falstaff Ipiurmah," says Howard Malcolm, "almost every one, male and...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 26

Leeds Barroll - 1998 - 432 pages
..."ascends me into the brain," Falstaff tells us, "dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapors which environ it, makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive,...full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes, which deliver'd o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit" (2 Henry IV 4.3.97-102)....
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