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" Biron they call him ; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue... "
The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ... - Page 186
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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An Apology For Poetry (Or The Defence Of Poesy): Revised and Expanded Second ...

Philip Sidney, R.W. Maslen - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 266 pages
...Rosaline's description of Biton in Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost, II, i, 73-5, whose tongue utters 'such apt and gracious words / That aged ears play truant at his tales, / And younger hearings are quite ravished'. 17 forsooth] truly. 19 pretending no more, doth intend] claiming to be nothing more than...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...other turns to a mirth-moving jest, Which his fair tongue — conceit's expositor — Delivers in such d a man, whose blood is warm within, Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster? Sleep when he wak ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. PRINCESS. God bless my ladies! are they all in love,...
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The Copywrights: Intellectual Property and the Literary Imagination

Paul K. Saint-Amour, Paul K.. Saint-Amour - Law - 2003 - 281 pages
...catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest, Which his fair pen (Conceit's expositor) Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished. So sweet and voluble is his discourse, That hear him reason in Divinity, And, all-admiring,...
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