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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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Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education

Great Britain. Committee on Education - School buildings - 1841
...acceptable as it was to the easy belief of earlier times. " What have we here? A strange fish! Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this...make a man ; any strange beast there makes a man." (Tempest, Act II. Scene 2.) The more ignorant the population the more immoveable they are found to...
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The Book of Archery: Being the Complete History and Practice of the Art ...

George Agar Hansard - Archery - 1841 - 1 pages
...journey to * " Were I in England now as once I was, and had but this li-.li 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. Packanock, the habitation...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...kind of, not of the newest, Poor-John. A strange fish! Were I in England now (as once I was), and had this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would...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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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...be a species of fish, and observes, " Where I in England now (as once I was) and had but this fith painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." — Act i. sc. 2. Wild Indians, curious fishes, and crocodiles seem to have been singularly...
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The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in which those words are ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...strange fish ! Were I in England now (as once I was,) and had but this fish painted, not a holidayfool ce, My lord of Somerset will keep me here, Without...France be won into the dauphin's hands. Last time, Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Wann, o' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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Shakspeare and his times

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 pages
...once I was), and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of siher: there would this monster make a man ; any strange...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian ;" (act ii. sc. 2) a passage which Mr. Douce has very appositelv illustrated by a quotation...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1844
...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. 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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A Volume of Varieties

Charles Knight - 1844 - 235 pages
...and 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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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...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. 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 Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1844
...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...there makes a man. When they will not give a doit 1o relieve a lame beggar , they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his...
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