Affecting Scenes: Being Passages from the Diary of a Physician, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J. & J. Harper, 1831
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Page 107 - To assume a pleasing shape; yea, and perhaps Out of my weakness and my melancholy, As he is very potent with such spirits, Abuses me to damn me. I'll have grounds More relative than this: the play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king.
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