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" I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better or heavier. Your lord is a leaden shilling, which you bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by it. "
The Champion: containing a series of papers, humourous, moral, political ... - Page 10
1741
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Works: Containing Plain-dealer ; Country-wife ; Gentleman-dancing-master ...

William Wycherley - 1713 - 435 pages
...intrinfick worthy but counterfeit Honour will not be current with me, I weigh the Man, not his Title ; 'tis not the King's Stamp can make the Metal better or...heavier : Your Lord is a leaden Shilling, which you may bend every way, and debafes the Stamp he bears, initead of being rais'd by it : Here again, you...
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Plays Written by Mr. William Wycherley: Containing The Plain Dealer, The ...

William Wycherley - 1731 - 450 pages
...Honour will not be current with me : I weigh the Man, nothis Title; 'tis not the King's Stamp can mak« the Metal better or heavier. Your Lord is a Leaden Shilling, which you bend every way, and debates the Stamp he bears, inftead of being rais'd by it. Here again, you Slaves J Enter Sailors....
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The Dramatic Censor: Or, Critical Companion ...

Francis Gentleman - English drama - 1770
...will not pafs current with me, I weigh the man, not his title. It is not the king's infcripuoa which can make the metal better or heavier, your lord is a leaden fhilling, which you bend every way,, and debates the ftamp he bears, inftead of being raifed by it."...
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The Plain Dealer: A Comedy, in Five Acts

William Wycherley, Isaac Bickerstaff - 1786 - 81 pages
...honours will not be current with me ; I weigh the man, not his title : it is not the king's infcription can make the metal better or heavier. Your lord is a leaden fhtlling, which you bend every way, and debafes the ftamp he bears, inftead of being raifed by it —...
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Merope: A Tragedy, Volume 23, Issue 1

Voltaire, Aaron Hill - Merope, wife of Cresphontes - 1797 - 72 pages
...will not be current with me ; I I weigh the man, not his title i it is not the king's in- / scription can make the metal better or heavier. Your lord is a leaden shilling, which you bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by it — and you, rascal, block-head ! didn't...
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Bell's British theatre, Volume 23

John Bell - 1797
...honours will not be current with me ; I weigh the man, not his title : it is not the king's inscription can make the metal better or heavier. Your lord is a leaden shilling, which you bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by it — and you, rascal, block-head ! didn't...
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The modern British drama: In five volumes, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...worth? but counterfeit honour will not be '.Xcurrent with me : I weigh the man, not his title: ' 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better, or...heavier : your lord is a leaden shilling, •which you may bend every way, and debases the staiiip he bears, instead of being raised by't. — Here again,...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1811
...intrinsic worth ? but counterfeit honour will not be current with me : 1 weigh the man, not his title: 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better, or...heavier : your lord is a leaden shilling, which you may bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by 't. — Here again,...
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The modern British drama

British drama - 1811
...intrinsic worth ? but counterfeit honour will not be current with me: I weigh the man, not his title: 'tis ch a one t@ . may bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by 't. — Here again,...
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The dramatic works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar, with ...

William Wycherley - 1840 - 778 pages
...worth ! but counterfeit honour will not be current with me : I weigh the man, not his title ; ti» not the king's stamp can make the metal better or...is a leaden shilling, which you bend every way, and debases the stamp he bears, instead of being raised by it. — Here again, you slaves ! Re-enter Sailors....
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