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The Works of Shakespeare: in Eight Volumes - Page 262
by William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1767
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1709 - 3324 pages
...mean to get, A Twelve-m\>ntb fliall you fpend, and never reft, Jfut feek the Wry Beds of PeopJe fick. Of him that hears it, never in the Tongue Of him that...fickly Ears, Deaft with the Clamours of their own dear GroansJ Will hear your idle Scorns; continue then, And I will have you, and that Fault withal; But...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1733
...Whofe influence is -begot of that loofe grace, Which fallow laughing hearers give to fools : A left's profperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never...clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns } continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal: But if they will not, throw away...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...that's the way to choak a gibing fpirit, Whofe influence is begot of that looie grace, . Which mallow laughing hearers give to fools : A jeft's profperity...hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. Shakefpear's Love's Labour's Loft. i . And, now and then, breaks a dry bifquet-jeft, Which that it...
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The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1740
...hearers give to fools : A jell's profperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongueOf him that makes it : then, if fickly ears, Deaft with...clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns ; continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal : But if they will not, throw away...
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The Works of Shakespear in Eight Volumes: The Genuine Text (collated with ...

William Shakespeare - 1747
...laughter in the throat of death ? It cannot be, it is impoffible : Mirth cannot move a foul in agony. Rof. Why, that's the way to choak a gibing fpirit, Whole...clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle icorns ; continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal : But if they will not, throw away...
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The works of Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - Drama - 1752
...influence is begot of that loofe grace, Which (hallow laughing hearers give to fools : A Jeffs prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if fickly ears, Ke '.ft with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns ; continue then, An*...
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Much ado about nothing. The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. As you ...

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Gerard Vandergucht, Hubert François Gravelot - 1762
...is begot of that loofe grace, . Which (hallow-laughing hearers give to fools : A jeft's pro(perity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the...clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns ; continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal : But if they will not, throw away...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1765
...way to choak a gibing fpirit, Whofe influence is begot of that locfe grace, Which (hallow-laughing hearers give to fools: A jeft's profperity lies in...tongue Of him that makes it : then, if fickly ears, l)eaft with the clamours of their own * dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns; continue then, And...
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Measure for measure. The merchant of Venice. As you like it. Love's labour lost

William Shakespeare - 1766
...to choak a gibing fpirit, Whofe influence is begot of that loofe grace, • Which (hallow-laughing hearers give to fools ; A jeft's profperity lies in...clamours of their own * dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns ; continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal : But if they will not, throw away...
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The Works of Shakespear: Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. The ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope - 1768
...move wild laughter in the throat of death ? Rof. Why, that's the way to choak a gibing fpirit, Whofe influence is begot of that loofe grace, Which fhallow...clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle fcorns ; continue then, And I will have you, and that fault withal: But if they will not, throw away...
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