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" Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: With Corrections and ... - Page 9
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1778
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1836
...Heaven doth with us^a* we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did nut ake her speak, as move. 1 Worked, agitated. 9 The folio reads, ' /Prfnot hare touch'd, Bui to fine issues :6 nor nature never lends* The smallest scruple of her excellence, But...
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Shakespeare and the Poet's Life

Gary Schmidgall
...thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. [1.1.29-35] But what sinks Venus in Adonis's and the reader's minds is the Duke's next line: "Spirits...
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Working with Shakespeare

Howard Mills - Drama - 1993 - 247 pages
...thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do. Not light them for themselves; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd But to fine issues; nor Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But like...
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Players of Shakespeare 3: Further Essays in Shakespearean Performance by ...

Russell Jackson, Robert Smallwood - Drama - 1993 - 222 pages
...and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (lines 29-35) The implication is one of self-criticism by way of praising Angelo. Once he tells Angelo...
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Shakespeare's Courtly Mirror: Reflexivity and Prudence in All's Well that ...

David Haley - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 314 pages
...Grace? Not so, friend, honor and lordship are my titles. 7. By the same rule that he set for Angelo ("If our virtues / Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike / As if we had them not" [li 33-35]), the Duke's public virtue requires perfecting by marriage. Even here, the Duke's fate reciprocates...
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Insight and Responsibility

Erik H. Erikson - Psychology - 1994 - 256 pages
...publication in their present form. Heaven does with us as we with torches do Not light them for themselves. For if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. "Measure for Measure" I The First Psychoanalyst The tooth birthday of Sigmund Freud presented an...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
When Victor Cahn's Shakespeare the Playwright was issued in 1991, it was "highly recommended for any general public library and for academic collections at all undergraduate ...
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Women and Spirituality

Carol Ochs - Philosophy - 1997 - 178 pages
...thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do. Not light them for themselves; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.13 Beyond Images Beyond the image of the mother, is there anything that can aid us on the way that...
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The British Idealists

David Boucher - History - 1997 - 304 pages
...thy virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves: for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd But to fine issues. [William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, Act One, Scene One, lines 31-3]...
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Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare

Harry Berger - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 487 pages
...thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (1.1.29-35) If Angelo hasn't yet published his virtues, what is the content of his already unfolded...
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