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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 Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 157
by William Shakespeare - 1826 - 960 pages
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Shakspere's Werke, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872
...limit of becoming mirth, 1 never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye begets occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other...ears play truant at his tales, " And younger hearings are quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Ain. God. bless my ladies! are they all...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...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...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished So sweet and voluble in his discourse. THE POWER OF LOVE. [From Love's Labour's...
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The Greville Memoirs (second Part): A Journal of the Reign of Queen ..., Part 3

Charles Greville - Great Britain - 1885
...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...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. He was originally in the army, came early...
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The Greville memoirs, second part [ed. by H. Reeve].

Charles Cavendish F. Greville - 1885
...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...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. He was originally in the army, came early...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...73.] Mr. Thomas Hollis. 97 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...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished : So sweet and voluble is his discourse'.' We were all in fine spirits ; and I whispered...
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Through the Fields with Linnaeus: A Chapter in Swedish History, Volume 2

Florence Caddy - Natural history - 1886
...of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit : plans For every object that the one doth catch, The other...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Love's Labour 's Lost. In him was that...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's ..., Volume 4; Volumes 1780-1784

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1887
...letter, in ed. 1868, p. 305. 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...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished: So sweet and voluble is his discourse ' .' We were all in fine spirits ; and I...
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Wit, Wisdom, and Beauties of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1887 - 188 pages
...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...ears play truant at his tales And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse. Act 2, Sc. 1, 1. 67. KING. Thy own wish...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye begets occasion for his wit ; For ev'ry object that the one doth catch, The other turns to...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse." We were all in fine spirits ; and I whispered...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1889
...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...ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished So sweet and voluble is his discourse."' We were all in fine spirits; and I whispered...
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