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" Some say, compar'd to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny ; Others aver that he to Handel Is scarcely fit to hold a candle.' Strange all this difference should be Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. "
St. Nicholas - Page 520
edited by - 1885
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

English poetry - 1807 - 184 pages
...share in his Lordship's promotion. EPIGRAM. SOME say, compar'd to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny; Others aver, that he to Handel Is scarcely fit to hold a candle : Strange ! that such diff'rence should be 'Twixt Twccdle-dum and Tweedlc-dee. PLAIN DEALING. MY verses oft displease...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 644 pages
...SOME say, compar'd to Bononcini, Tnat Mynheer Handel's but a ninny; Others aver, that hr. to Handel h scarcely fit to hold a candle: Strange all this difference should be, Twi»t tweedle-durn and tweedle-dee1 ! AN ANECDOTE. THI French ambassador had been to wait On James...
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Miscellaneous Poems, Volumes 1-2

John Byrom - English poetry - 1814
...EPIGRAM ON THE Feuds between Handel and Bononcini. SOME say, compar'd to Bononcini, That Mjnheer Handel's but a ninny; Others aver, that he to Handel Is scarcely...difference should be, 'Twixt tweedle-dum and tweedle-dee! AN ANECDOTE. THE French Ambassador had been to wait On James the First, in equipage of state: Bacon...
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Anecdotes of Music, Historical and Biographical: In a Series of ..., Volume 3

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...competitors. " Compar'd with Signov Bononcini " Some say that Handel's a mere ninny ? " Others assert that he to Handel, " Is scarcely fit to hold a candle ; " Strange I that such diff 'rence there should be " 'Twixt tweedle dum, and tweedle dee I" phony, and first movement,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1907
...compar'd to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny ; Others aver, that he to Handel Is scarcely tit to hold a Candle : Strange all this difference should be, 'Twixt Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee ! My object in writing this note is to express a hope that the editors of all future editions of the...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...JOHN BYROM. 1691-1763. On the Feuds between Handel and Bononcini.* Some say, compared to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel 's but a ninny ; Others aver that...difference should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. *•' Nourse asked me if I had seen the verses upon Handel and Bononcini, ' not knowing that they were...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...such a woman? BYRON. Note to Letter on Bowles. JOHN BYROM. 1691-1763. Some say, compared to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel 's but a ninny ; Others aver that...difference should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. On the Feuds between Handel and Bononcini.* As clear as a whistle. The Astrologer, Bone and skin, two...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...claw'd and canvass'd. Butler. 11 a -1. '2. n. 1. Some say, compared to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny ; Others aver that he to Handel Is scarcely fit to hold a candle. Strange that all this diff'rence should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. J. Byrom, On the Feuds between...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - Quotations, English - 1869 - 458 pages
...at last.t The Ltrver. JOHN BYROM. 1691-1763. OME say, compared to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny ; Others aver that he to Handel Is scarcely...difference should be Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. On the Feuds between Handel and Bononcini. t * The Lady's Resolve was a fugitive piece, written on...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1872 - 778 pages
...graces Will soon fill up their proper places.1 Advice to Preach iSltrw. Some say, compar'd to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel 's but a ninny ; Others aver that...all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweeclledee. On the Feuds between Handel and Bononcini? As clear as a whistle. Epistle to Lloyd. Bone...
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