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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 Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 439
1817
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Some account of Shakespeare's ...

William Shakespeare - 1817
...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. Legg'd 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 Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1818
...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 fish painted, not a holiday...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, hold...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818 - 522 pages
...Shakespeare and contemporary dramatists. Trinculo says, speaking of Caliban, "Were I but in England now .... and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." And again ; " Do you put tricks upon's with savages and men of Inde ?" &c. The whole play of the Tempest,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819
...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 fish painted, not a holiday...man : when they will not give a doit to relieve a kme beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...' and had but this fish painted, not an holiday-fool there but would give a piece of silver.—When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' Such is the inexhaustible plenty of our poet's invention, that he has exhibited another character in...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1821
...not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man 8 ; any strange beast there makes a man : when they will...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian9. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, o' my 1 — - this fish painted,] To exhibit...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Poor-John. A strange fish! Were I in England now, (as once I was,) and had but this fish painted 7 , not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man s ; any strange beast there makes a man: when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...fish ! Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool theVe but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man; any Mrange beast there makes a man : when they will .iot give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 70

1844
...Shakspeare himself. What says Trinculo in the " Tempest," " A strange fish ! Were I in England now, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give me a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 184

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1896
...sight of Caliban, gives expression to the regret : — ' Were I in England now, as I once was, and had this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would...beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.' The dream of discovering an El Dorado, the hope of plunder, and religious fervour sent men on expeditions...
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