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" We must not make a scare-crow of the law, ' Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. "
The plays and poems of Shakspeare [according to the text of E. Malone] with ... - Page 139
by William Shakespeare - 1832
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...Provost, and Attendants. Angela. \Vt must not make a scare-crow of the law ; Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. t'.scal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death : Alas...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...Officers, and other Attendants. Aug. We must not make a scare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear8 the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. '^Encal. Ay, but yet Lef MS be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death : Alas...
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Shakspeare's Measure for measure: a comedy

William Shakespeare, John Philip Kemble - Promptbooks - 1803 - 68 pages
...Enter ESCALUS, ANGELO, and Provosf. Ang. WE must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Escal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death : Alas !...
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A Satirical View of London; Or, A Descriptive Sketch of the English ...

John Corry - London (England) - 1804 - 214 pages
...the purpose of residence. LAWYERS. We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Si-ttiihg it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch and not their terror. SHAKESFEABZ. AMONG the various sciences, jurisprudence is entitled to a conspicuous place.' The complexity...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1805
...Officers, and other Attendants. -sing. We must not make a scare-crow of the law Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Escal. Ay, but yet Than fall, and bruise to death: Alas! this...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 1805
...Officers, and other Attendants. Ang. We must not make a scare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Escal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death : Alas !...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough, Nicholas Rowe - 1807
...a Juttice, Provost', and Attendants. must not make a scare-crow of the law; Setting it up to fear 2 the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Escal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, aud rather cut a little, Thanfal^andbruisetodeath: Alas! this gentleman,...
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A tour through Holland ... to the south of Germany, in ... 1806

John Carr (sir.) - 1807
...realizes the remark oŁ our divine bard — We must not make a scarecrow of the law; < Setting it to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch; and not their terror. Measure for Measure, Act III. Scene 5.. PASSAGE TO THE HAGUE. Ill The stranger will find nothing to...
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Netherlands - 1807 - 301 pages
...realizes the remark of our divine bard ; We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. 'Measure for Measure, Act III. Scene 5. The stranger will find" nothing to detain him in this melancholy...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
...Officers, and otfier Attendants. Aug. We must not make a scare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Escal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death : Alas !...
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