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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 320
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 4

India - 1845
...practised, proceeds many a doleful epitome of domestic misery. " If to do," says the fair Portia, " were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels...churches and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. " It was man's general want of prudence that probably drew forth the sage's reply, who being asked when...
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School Reader: 4th book

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1842
...thou bcholdest them, think how thou art beholden to Him who suffered thee not to be like them. 23. If to do, were as easy as to know what were good to...chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages, prince's palaces. He is a good divine that follows his own instructions : I can easier teach twenty...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles, Samuel Sidwell Randall - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...the dial-plate', so the advances we make in knowledge are only perceived by the distance gone over\ If to do were as easy as to know what were good' to...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces\ While dangers are at a distance, and do not immediately' approach us let us not conclude that we...
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Shakespeare proverbs: on the wise saws of our wisest poet collected into a ...

Mary Cowden Clarke - 1848 - 145 pages
...and the widow weeps. If a man will be beaten with brains, he shall wear nothing handsome about him. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...is a good divine that follows his own instructions. O It is a wise father that knows his own child. It is a hard matter for friends to meet ; but mountains...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 4

India - 1845
...practised, proceeds many a doleful epitome of domestic misery. " If to do," says the fair Portia," were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels...churches and poor men's cottages princes' palaces." It was man's general want of prudence that probably drew forth the sage's reply, who being asked when...
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Characteristics of women: moral, poetical, and historical

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1850 - 340 pages
...profound, that they have passed into familiar and daily application, with all the force of proverbs. If to do, were as easy as to know what were good to...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. The crow doth sing as sweetly as the lark, When neither is attended ; and I think The nightingale,...
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The comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere, ed. by C ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...longer. FOR. Good sentences, and well pronounced. NER. They would be better, if well followed. POR. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...good divine that follows his own instructions : I cau easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching....
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The Island World of the Pacific: Being ... Travel Through the Sandwich Or ...

Henry Theodore Cheever - Oceania - 1851 - 406 pages
...Good sentences, and well pronounced. Nerissa. They would be better, if well followed. Portia. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...churches, and poor men's cottages, princes' palaces. It 13 a good divine that follows his own instructions : I can easier teach twenty what were good to be...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...moving how express and admirable ! in action how like an angel ! in apprehension how like a god ! If lo do, were as easy as to know what were good to do,...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. He is a good divine who follows his own instructions : I can easier teach twenty what were good to...
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Proceedings at the ... Anniversary Festival of the General Theatrical Fund

Dion Boucicault, Royal General Theatrical Fund Association, John Baldwin Buckstone, Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Charles John Kean, Charles James Mathews, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Richard Monckton Milnes Baron Houghton, William Makepeace Thackeray, Tom Taylor - Actors - 1852
...visits are not so few and far between as one of those luminaries. (Cheers.) Our poet tells us, " If to do, were as easy as to know what were good to...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces." Gentlemen, what you have to do is easy enough to accomplish : it is only to be as generous as ever...
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