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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 Works of Shakespeare - Page 20
by William Shakespeare - 1864
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1838
...strange fish! Were 1 in England now (as once 1 was,) and had but this fish painted, not a holyday tool Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England ...

Joseph Strutt - England - 1838 - 420 pages
...in England now, as ot,cel was, and had this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give me a piece of silver. There would this monster make a...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." ' Indeed, we may observe that a cow with two heads, a pig with six legs, or any other unnatural...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on ...

Francis Douce - Clowns in literature - 1839 - 631 pages
...horserace, &c. sign. f. 3. b. and Mr. Steevens's note in p. 28. SCENE 2. Page 77THIN. A strange fish ! Were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. This speech happily ridicules the mania that appears to have always existed among our countrymen...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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Chefs-d'œuvre de Shakespeare ..: Richard III, Roméo et Juliette et Le ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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An Essay on the Play of The Tempest: With Remarks on the Superstitions of ...

Patrick MacDonell - 1840 - 58 pages
...strange fish ; were I in England now (as once I was), and had this fish painted, not a holiday-fool there, but would give a piece of silver ; there would...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." This is correctly true ; the desire of seeing strange sights, still strongly prevails among...
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The Book of Archery

George Agar Hansard - Archery - 1840 - 456 pages
...journey to * " Were I in England now as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool but would give a piece of silver ; there would this...give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay down ten to see a dead Indian.'' — Tempest. f Travels in the Levant, p. 72. INTRODUCTION. Xltl Packanock,...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere, Extracted from His Plays ...

Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...my poor abilities to cope with. THE ENGLISH FOND OF STRANGE SIGHTS. Trinculo. A strange fish! Were I in England now, (as once I was,) and had but this...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian ! Tempest. Act ii. Scene 2. FOND OF HAVING TOO MCCH OF A GOOD THING. Falstaff. It was always...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...thus, he that brought home " a dead Indian " or " a strange fish " was sure to be rewarded. " Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." So learned Trinculo, in the ' Tempest,' reprehends our countrymen. But they were not far wrong,...
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William Shakespeare - 1841
...a very ancient and fish-like 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...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legged like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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