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Bøker Bok 110 av 46He was very witty, and had as many ready witty jests as any man living, at which...
" He was very witty, and had as many ready witty jests as any man living, at which he would not smile himselfe, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner : He was very liberall, of what he had not in his own gripe, and would rather part with 100. "
The court and character of king James, written and taken by sir A.W. Repr - Side 57
av Anthony Weldon (sir.) - 1817
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Secret history of the court of James the First ...

Sir Walter Scott, Francis Osborne, Sir Anthony Weldon, Sir William Sanderson, Sir Edward Peyton, Peter Heylyn - 1811
...very witty, and had as many ready witty jests as any man living, at which he would not smile himselfe, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner. He •was very liberall of what he had not in his owne gripe, and would rather part with 100. li. hee never had in...
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The court and character of King James, cont'd

Sir Walter Scott - 1811
...noble mindes, alienated with nothing but publick disgraces. He was very witty, and had as many ready witty jests as any man living, at which he would not smile himselfe, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner. He was very liberall of what he had not in...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1830
...called table-talk, that James most excelled. ' He was very witty,' says Weldon, ' and had as many ready witty jests as any man living, at which he would not...himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner. ' Nor was James's wit, as many suppose, mere punning or quibbling on language. lie possessed that property...
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Miscellanies of literature, by the author of 'Curiosities of literature'.

Isaac Disraeli - 1840
...secret history. Sir Anthony Weldon, not only informs us that he was witty, but describes the manner. " He was very witty, and had as many witty jests as...himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner." Thus the king was not only witty, but a dextrous wit : nor is he one of those who are recorded as having...
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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volum 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1840
...Weldon, who rarely says a word in his favour, informs as that "he was very witty, and had as many ready jests as any man living, at which he would not smile...himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner." * Divine Catast. This was Robert Crighton, Lord Sanquhar, a Scotch nobleman, whose eye was accidentally...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volum 15

1841
...Weldon, who rarely says a word in his favour, informs us that " he was very witty, and had as many ready jests as any man living, at which he would not smile...himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner." When one of the Lumleys was, on one occasion, boasting of his ancestry rather beyond the limits of...
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The History of the Church of Scotland: From the Reformation to the ..., Volum 1

Thomas Stephen - 1843
...rashness of speech, and always stood much in awe of him. " He was very witty, and had as many ready witty jests as any man living ; at which he would...He was very liberal of what he had not in his own grip, and would rather part •with £100 he never had in his own keeping, than one twenty shilling-piece...
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Miscellanies of literature

Isaac Disraeli, James I (King of England) - 1853 - 484 sider
...secret history, Sir Anthony Weldon, not only informs us that he was witty, hut descrihes the manner. " He was very witty, and had as many witty jests as...man living ; at which he would not smile himself, hut deliver them in a grave and serious manner." Thus the king was not only witty, hut a dextrous wit...
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The works of Isaac Disraeli (ed. by B. Disraeli).

Isaac Disraeli - 1859
...secret history, Sir Anthony Weldon, not only informs us that he was witty, but describes the manner : " He was very witty, and had as many witty jests as...himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner." Thus the king was not only witty, but a dextrous wit : nor is he one of those who are recorded as having...
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Royal Favourites, Volum 2

1865
...Wcldon, who rarely says a word in his favour, informs us that " he was very witty, and had as many ready jests as any man living, at which he would not smile...himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner." It has been also truly remarked that there have been many writers who have amused themselves with the...
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