The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and illustrations of various commentators, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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C. and A. Conrad & Co., 1806
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Page 14 - What bloody man is that? He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state.
Page 377 - To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
Page 83 - I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
Page 100 - I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano ; A stage, where every man must play a part, And mine a sad one.
Page 420 - This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.
Page 238 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Page 384 - I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus, The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool, With open mouth swallowing a tailor's news ; Who, with his shears and measure in his hand, Standing on slippers, which his nimble haste Had falsely thrust upon contrary feet, Told of a many thousand warlike French That were embattailed and rank'd in Kent : Another lean unwash'd artificer Cuts off his tale and talks of Arthur's death.
Page 40 - tis strange ! And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths ; Win us with honest trifles, to betray us In deepest consequence.
Page 147 - Sit, worthy friends : my lord is often thus, And hath been from his youth : pray you, keep seat ; The fit is momentary ; upon a thought...
Page 68 - He's here in double trust: First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, Strong both against the deed; then, as his host. Who should against his murderer shut the door, Not bear the knife myself.

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