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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 Plays of Shakespeare - Page 24
by William Shakespeare - 1860 - 40 pages
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Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1788
...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...a lame beggar, they Will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm, 6' my troth ! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1817
...rogue, who, according to the old saw, had just escaped a watery grave — " were I in England now, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." We shall just add, that a dollar was the price of admission to the sight, in this country....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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...a lame 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 3 Make...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1806
...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...a lame 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,...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 1

Francis Douce - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...&c. sign. f. 3. b. and Mr. Steevens's note in p. '28. Sc. 2. p. 77. THIN. A strange fish ! Were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this fish...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. This speech happily ridicules the mania that appears to have always existed among our countrymen...
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Illustrations of Shakspeare, and of Ancient Manners:: With ..., Volume 1

Francis Douce - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...&c. sign. f. 3. b. and Mr. Steevens's note in p. 28. . Sc. 2. p. 77. TRIN. A strange fish ! Were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this fish...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. This speech happily ridicules the mania that appears to have always existed among our countrymen...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 1

English literature - 1807
...English. She ig a pupil of Mr: 0vy. * The Sea Voyage, t The Goblins. J " Were I i:i England no\v, as once I " was, and had but this fish painted, not...lame beggar, they will lay out " ten to see a dead Indian ! " The perpetual mildness of the climate (the Bermudas) caused them to be called by n...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1807
...very ancient and fish-like 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...any strange beast there makes a man : when they will jiot give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...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...give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay put ten to see a dead Indiana Legg'd like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm,' o' my troth ! I do...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 80

English literature - 1817
...allege they are entitled to a preference under the Acts of Parliament. ON FASHIONABLE LIOXS. " Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." — i'cuipat, Act II. Add balances remain, * 1817 'ntoest then ducby the MR EDITOR, I...
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