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" Thus ornament is but the guiled shore To a most dangerous sea ; the beauteous scarf Veiling an Indian beauty ; in a word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest. "
The text of Shakespeare vindicated from the interpolations and corruptions ... - Page 33
by Samuel Weller Singer - 1853 - 312 pages
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Il mercante di Venezia

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2003 - 240 pages
...dowry of a second head, The skull that bred them in the sepulchre. Thus ornament is but the gulled shore To a most dangerous sea, the beauteous scarf...word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on ion To entrap the wisest. Therefore thou gaudy gold, Hard food for Midas, I will none of thee ; Nor...
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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2003 - 141 pages
...continent and summary sum total by note as instructed in the scroll Thus ornament is but the gulled shore To a most dangerous sea, the beauteous scarf...word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on 100 To entrap the wisest. Therefore thou gaudy gold, Hard food for Midas, I will none of thee; Nor...
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Wed and Buried: A Laura Fleming Mystery

Toni L. P. Kelner - Fiction - 2003 - 264 pages
...aunt's case? I don't know about you, but I'm getting tired of trying to remember our cover stories." " 'The seeming truth which cunning times put on to entrap the wisest,' " Richard said. "The Merchant of Venice, Act III, Scene 2." I took that as agreement. Wynette 's house...
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Great Oxford: Essays on the Life and Work of Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of ...

Richard Malim - Aristocracy (Social class) - 2004 - 362 pages
...some sober brow Will bless it, and approve it with a text, Hiding the grossness with fair ornament ... in a word The seeming truth, which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest. These lines have a marked similarity to Matthew xxiv.24: For there shall arise false Christes, false...
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Renaissance Go-betweens: Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe

Andreas Höfele, Werner von Koppenfels - History - 2005 - 289 pages
...which threaten to mislead any culturally naive suitor for Portia's hand: 'ornament is but the guilèd shore / To a most dangerous sea, the beauteous scarf / Veiling an Indian beauty' (III.2.97-99). And of course the narrow escape of a tragic fate by the merchant Antonio affords a vivid...
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Shakespeare: The Golfer's Companion

Syd Pritchard - Humor - 2005 - 147 pages
...225] Look how we can or sad or merrily Interpretation will misquote our looks. [Henry IVPt.IV ii 8] The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest. [The Merchant of Venice III ii 97] Have more than thou showest Speak less than thou knowest And thou shah...
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Kill All the Lawyers?: Shakespeare's Legal Appeal

Daniel Kornstein - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 274 pages
...Portia's failed suitors, the majority commentators are taken in by surface features of the trial scene: "The seeming truth which cunning times put on / To entrap the wisest" (3.2.100—101). This overwhelming majority ignores Shakespeare's warning, from the mouth of another...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of Love

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 272 pages
...insecurity of life that we remember from the world of Venice, and the opening talk of Antonio's ships: 'Thus ornament is but the guiled shore / To a most dangerous sea' (HI. ii. 97-8). But there are no explicit personal memories here; the speech is couched in general...
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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 192 pages
...what plea so tainted and corrupt, But being season'd with a gracious voice, Obscures the show of evil? Thus ornament is but the guiled shore To a most dangerous...truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest. 3.2.73-101 By enabling him to look beyond the superficial values of this world and discard the gold...
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Center Or Margin: Revisions of the English Renaissance in Honor of Leeds Barroll

Lena Cowen Orlin, John Leeds Barroll - Literary Collections - 2006 - 318 pages
...the gold and silver caskets which threaten to mislead any culturally naive suitor for Portia's hand: "Ornament is but the guiled shore / To a most dangerous...sea, the beauteous scarf / Veiling an Indian beauty" (3.2.97-99). And of course the narrow escape of a tragic fate by the merchant Antonio affords a vivid...
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