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" The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flower with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves his dignity. For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse... "
The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes - Page 138
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1812
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ...

William Shakespeare - 1850
...licentiousness, the 9-lth, we have these lines : — "The summer's flower u to the summer sweet. Though to itself it only live and die ; But if that flower...their deeds ; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds." The thought is here quite perfect, and the image of the last line is continued from the llth...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare

1851
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die ; But if that flower...; For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; xcv. How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame, Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose, Doth...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare...: Embracing a Life of ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, Oliver William Bourn Peabody, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons, John Payne Collier - Drama - 1851
...lines : — " The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die ; Hut if that flower with base infection meet, The basest...their deeds ; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds." The thought is here quite perfect, and the image of the last line is continued from the llth...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1851
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die ; But if that flower...their deeds ; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. xcv. How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame, Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed, William Hazlitt - Drama - 1852
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die ; But if that flower...their deeds ; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. xcv. •»• How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame Which, like a canker in the fragrant...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1852
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flower...infection meet, The basest weed out-braves his dignity: Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; xcv....
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...Lascivious grace, in whom all ill well showes, Kill me with spight; yet we must not be foes. How sweote and lovely dost thou make the shame Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose, Doth spot the benutie of thy budding name ! O, in what sweets doest thou thy sinnes inclose! That tongue that tells...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - Drama - 1853 - 575 pages
...faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die ; . But if that flower...their deeds ; Lilies that fester, smell far worse than weeds. Poems. 404. Example. 'T is good for men to love their present pains, TJpon example ; so the...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds : Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. XCV. How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame, Which,...fragrant rose, Doth spot the beauty of thy budding name ? O, in what sweets dost thou thy sins enclose ! That tongue that tells the story of thy days, (Making...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...THE summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live or die; But if that flow'r with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves...their deeds; Lilies that fester, smell far worse than weeds. Shakspere. Things sweet to taste prove in digestion sour. Shakspere. Have you seen but a bright...
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