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" A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to... "
The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History ... - Page 49
1836
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. In Fifteen Volumes: Glossarial index ...

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1793
...fifh ; a very ancient and fifh-like fmell ; a kind of, not of the neweft, Poor-John. A ftrange fifti! Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this fifh painted,3 not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of lilver : there would this monfter...
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Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1795
...very ancient and fim.-lik.e finell. A Jfcind of, not not of the neweft, Poor John : a ftrange fifh ! " Were ' I in England now, as once I was, and had but this ' fifh painted, not an holiday-fool there but would give a piece of filver. There would this monlter...
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An Apology for the Believers in the Shakspeare-papers,: Which Were Exhibited ...

George Chalmers - 1797 - 628 pages
...that has defied the commentators ikill. Trincuh fays, with more farcafm, than truth, that, in England, "when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten, to fee a dead Indian («). It muft be remembered, that Shakfpeare wrote this, in i6-f4> when he was catching...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1797
...; a very ancient and fifh-like fmell ; a kind of, not of the neweft, Poor- John. A ftrange fifli ! Were I in England now (as once I was,) and had but this fifh painted,'' not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of filver : there would this monfter...
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1797
...fifh; a very ancient and fifh-like fmell; a kind of, not of the neweft, Poor-John. A ftrange fifh ! Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this fifh painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of filver : there would this monfter...
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The Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare: With Introductory ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1798
...; a very ancient and fitti-like fmell ; a kind of, not of the "neweft, Poor-John. A ftrange fifh ! were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this fifh painted, not a holiday-fool there but would give a piece of filver : there would this monfter...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...; a very ancient and firti-like fmell ; a kind of, not of the neweft, Poor-John. A ftrange fifli ! Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this fifti painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of filver: there would this monfter...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1817
...rogue, who, according to the old saw, had just escaped a watery grave — " were I in England now, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." We shall just add, that a dollar was the price of admission to the sight, in this country. But what...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 39

1801
...the Gullibility of his fellow countrymen, when he makes Trinculo exclaim at the light of Caliban—" Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fifli painted, not a holiday-fool there but would give a piec« of filver," &c. Whereas this coniummate...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1803
...fish; a very ancient and fishlike smell ; a kind of, not of the newest, Poor- John. A strange fish ! Were I in England now (as once I was,) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man ; any strange...
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