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" Twas but a thankless office, and perhaps As much as is my service, or my life is worth : All this I know, but this, and more, More by a thousand dangers could not hire me To smother such a heinous wrong from you. I saw, and I have said. "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: Green's tu quoque, or The city gallant - Page 293
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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The ancient British drama ...

Robert Dodsley - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...morning dew npob the golden flowers; And I am plunged into strange agonies. VVhat didst thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit, or her reputation,...as hard" to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven, jViC/7Tcan gain nothing; they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 1J A voider and a tcooden...
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The royal king, and loyal subject: A woman killed with kindness

Thomas Heywood - English drama - 1850 - 168 pages
...morning's dew upon the golden flowers ; And I am plung'd into strange agonies. What did'st thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit, or her reputation,...as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nich. I can gain nothing : they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless...
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Publications, Volume 44

Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - Drama - 1850
...golden flowers ; And I am plung'd into strange agonies. What did'st thou say ? If any word that touch 'd His credit, or her reputation, It is as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nich. I can gain nothing : they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before Twas but a thankless office,...
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The royal king, and loyal subject: A woman killed with kindness

Thomas Heywood, John Payne Collier, Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - English drama - 1850 - 168 pages
...golden flowers ; And I am plung'd into strange agonies. What did'st thou say ? If any word that touch 'd His credit, or her reputation, It is as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nich. I can gain nothing : they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless...
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The Dramatic Works of Thomas Heywood: Royal king and loyal subject. A woman ...

Thomas Heywood, John Payne Collier, Barron Field - 1851
...morning's dew upon the golden flowers ; And I am plung'd into strange agonies. What did'st thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit, or her reputation,...as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nich. I can gain nothing: they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless office,...
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Publications, Volume 6; Volumes 44-46

Drama - 1853
...morning's dew upon the golden flowers ; And I am plung'd into strange agonies. What did'st thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit, or her reputation,...as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nich. I can gain nothing: they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless office,...
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Essays on English writers, by the author of 'The gentle life'.

James Hain Friswell - 1869
...morning's dew upon the golden flowers ; And I am plunged into strange agonies. What dids't thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit or her reputation,...two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless office, and perhaps As much as is my service, or my life is worth : All this I know, but...
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The works of the British dramatists: carefully selected from the original ...

Drama - 1870 - 509 pages
...morning's dew upon the golden flowers ; And I am plung'd into strange agonies. What didst thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit, or her reputation,...as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nich. I cau gain nothing : they are two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless...
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Essays on English Writers

James Hain Friswell - English literature - 1880 - 360 pages
...morning's dew upon the golden flowers ; And I am plunged into strange agonies. What dids't thou say ? If any word that touch'd His credit or her reputation,...two That never wrong'd me. I knew before 'Twas but a thankless office, and perhaps As much as is my service, or my life is worth : All this I know, but...
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Shakspere's predecessors in the English drama

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1884 - 551 pages
...on my hairs ; And I am plunged into strange agonies ! What didst thou say ? If any word that touched His credit or her reputation, It is as hard to enter my belief, As Dives into heaven. Nicholas only repeats that he has nothing to gain, everything perhaps to lose, by the disclosure. Yet, ' I saw,...
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