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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... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare - Page 144
by William Shakespeare - 1839
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...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...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. l;l. _ . .. _ '. I !_• fi !•!-_ - _t А1Г Mm. Why, how now, ho! awake! Why are you like a man!...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831 - 504 pages
...in Enjrbnd now, (as once I was,) and had this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would cive a piece of silver : there would this monster make...: when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame bc^ar, •Jiey will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Lri-'d \n~_ urawn * Wherefgre this ghastly looking...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...fish,' he at once exclaims : ' Were I in England now, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' This love of the English populace for strange sights is frequently alluded to by other writers of the...
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The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1832
...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...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, hold...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - Bookbinding - 1835 - 342 pages
...strange fish! were I in England 1 now (as I once was.J and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." All who for wit or want their country leave, Kind, we invite; and grateful, we receive ; Thus cramm'd—impos'd...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - English literature - 1835 - 342 pages
...strange fish ! were I in England now (as I once was,^ and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." t A German count and a gamester are synonymous terms. — George Selwyn, being haughtily commanded...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - Bookbinding - 1835 - 342 pages
...strange fish ! were I in England now (as T once was,^ and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." t A German count and a gamester are synonymous terms. — George Selwyn, being haughtily commanded...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural ..., Volume 5

Edward Mammatt - Art - 1836
...Were I in England now, (as once I was), And had but this fish painted, Not a holiday fool there hut would Give a piece of silver : there would this monster...beggar, they will lay out ten To see a dead Indian." " Qui credit Stultus stultum vult, ut sit sui similis."* " Et nati natorum et qui nascentur ab illis."f...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1836
...England now, fas once I was,) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would wive her tell *ne, When I, that censure him, * Sir, he...Bo it as your wisdom will. Ang. Where is the prov sec a dead Indian. Lcgg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o* my troth ! J do now let loose...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...A s 6th I Were I in England now, (as once I was,) and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool Gentlemen, importune me no furthei. For how I firmly...Katharina, Because I know you well, and love you well, ray opinion, hold it no longer ; this is no fish, but an islander, that hath lately suffered by a thunder-bolt....
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