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" Birone 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... "
THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - Page 367
by RICHARD GRANT WHITE - 1863
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Biron, ' that merry mad-cap Lord,' is not overrated in Rosaline's admirable character of him — * A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth,...doth catch The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; — So sweet and voluble is his discourse.' Shakspeare has only shown the inexhaustible powers of...
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Plays of William Shakespeare, Volumes 17-18

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 960 pages
...worthiness. Rat. Another of these students at that time Was there with him : if I have heard a truth, Biron " j * s For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...worthiness. Ros. Another of these students at that time Was there with him : if I have heard a truth, Bir6n they call him ; but a merrier man, Within the limit...talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit; Por every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 16

George Daniel, John Cumberland - English drama - 1827
...for his own ; and who shall'say, that the laughing god ever made choice of a droller disciple ? ; " A merrier man. Within the limit of becoming mirth,...object that the one doth catch The other turns to a mirth-movingjest." On the 9th of September, 1793, Mr. Mathews made his first appearance on any stage,...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

English drama - 1827
...for his own ; and who shall say, that the laughing god ever made choice of a droller disciple ? : " A merrier man. Within the limit of becoming mirth,...object that the one doth catch The other turns to a mirth-movingjest." On the 9th of September, 1793, Mr. Mathews made his first appearance on any stage,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...is now the property of my friend Air. Langten, the following passage from his beloved Shakespeare; " A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth,...object that the one doth catch. The other turns to a mlrth-moving jest t Which his fair tongue > Conceit's expositor) Delivers in such apt and gracious...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye, Not utter'd by base sale of chapmen's tongues. A MERRY MAN. A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth,...talk withal: His eye begets occasion for his wit; For eyery object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest: Which his fair tongue...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 791 pages
...Rot. Another of these students at that t홫» Was there with him : if I have heard a truth Biron ave father breath'd his latest gasp, Tidings, as swiftly...could run, Were Drought me of your loss, and his depar oceasion tor his wit : For every object that the one doth catch, The other turna to a mirth-moving...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...is now the property of my friend Mr. Langton, the following passage from his beloved Shakspeare : " ^ Ms wit ; For «very object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest i Which...
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The Book of the Boudoir, Volume 1

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - English literature - 1829
...no subject untouched, and was himself the best of story-tellers, has bequeathed to posterity — " A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth,...apt and gracious words, That aged ears play truant to his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished : So sweet and voluble is his discourse." ETERNITY....
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