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" I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy: Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To know thy misery; for all our wit And reading brings us to a truer sense Of sorrow. — In the eternal church, sir, I do... "
The Works of John Webster - Page 256
by John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1830
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The white devil and the Duchess of Malfy

John Webster - 1904 - 422 pages
...not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. Farewell, boy ; 65 Thou art happy, that them hast not understanding To know thy misery : for all our wit And reading brings us to a truer sence Of sorrow. In the eternall church, sir, I doe hope we shall not part thus. Ant. Oh, be of comfort;...
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Specimens of the Elizabethan Drama from Lyly to Shirley, A.D. 1580-A.D. 1642 ...

William Henry Williams - English drama - 1905 - 576 pages
...better order. Duch. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy : 65 Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...church, sir, I do hope we shall not part thus. Ant. Oh, be of comfort ! 70 Make patience a noble fortitude, And think not how unkindly we are used: Man,...
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Collectanea: 1st-2d Series, Volume 1

Charles Crawford - English literature - 1906
...Massinger and Beaumont and Fletcher. When the duchess is parting from her husband, she says to him, In the eternal church^ sir, I do hope we shall not part thus. "The Duchess of Malfi," III. v. 85-6. The phrase is from Sidney : — " She sought all means, as well...
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Eine Untersuchung Der Sprache John Webster's ...

Paul Krusius - English language - 1908 - 217 pages
...a Past sorrows, let us moderately lament them, For those to come, seek wisely to prevent them. 83 a all our wit And reading brings us to a truer sense Of sorrow. 84 b Men oft are valu'd high, when they're most wretch'd (unglücklich). 84 b* There's no deep valley,...
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Elizabethan drama ...

Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, John Webster, Philip Massinger - English drama - 1910 - 899 pages
...better order. DUCH. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy: Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...Man, like to cassia, is prov'd best, being bruis'd. DUCH. Must I, like to slave-born Russian, Account it praise to suffer tyranny ? And yet, O heaven,...
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Elizabethan drama ...

Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, John Webster, Philip Massinger - English drama - 1910 - 899 pages
...better order. DHCÌÌ. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. — Farewell, boy: Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...Man, like to cassia, is prov'd best, being bruis'd. Dttch. Must I, like to slave-born Russian, Account it praise to suffer tyranny ? And yet, O heaven,...
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Webster and Tourneur

John Webster, Cyril Tourneur - 1912 - 464 pages
...in better order. Duck. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. Farewell, boy : Thou art happy, that thou hast not understanding To...hope we shall not part thus. Ant. O, be of comfort ! 70 Make patience a noble fortitude, And think not how unkindly we are used : Man, like to cassia,...
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Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the ...

John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin - English drama - 1916 - 836 pages
...in better order. Duch. I know not which is best, To see you dead, or part with you. Farewell, boy : Thou art happy that thou hast not understanding To...church, sir, I do hope we shall not part thus. Ant. 0, be of comfort! Make patience a noble fortitude, And think not how unkindly we are us'd : Man, like...
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Reunion in Eternity

Sir William Robertson Nicoll - Heavenly recognition - 1919 - 291 pages
...Malfi (Act in. Scene 5.) The Duchess's farewell to her steward, Antonio, at the shrine of Loretto: — "In the eternal church, sir, I do hope we shall not part thus." Massinger's The Virgin Martyr (Act n. Scene 1.) Angelo, the good spirit, serving Dorothea in the guise...
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King Lear and the Gods

William R. Elton - 1980 - 299 pages
...269 Webster's The Duchess of Malfi (III.v.8 1-84) , for example, expresses the Sophoclean position: Thou art happy, that thou hast not understanding To...For all our wit And reading, brings us to a truer sence Of sorrow. . . . According to the traditional irascible-concupiscible distinction, Lear's intellectual...
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