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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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Works, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1874
...art To find the mind's construction in the face." 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.1 xcv. How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame Which, like a canker in the fragrant rose,...
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Lux E Tenebris: Or, The Testimony of Consciousness. A Theoretic Essay

Giles - Consciousness - 1874 - 361 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...sourest by their deeds, Lilies that fester, smell fax worse than weeds." § XXXVI. But the mind is not a mere mirror, presenting only reflections of...
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The Athenaeum

1874
...thought*, speaking in effect. In Sonnet xciv. — The summer's flower is to the snmmer0we et, Though to itself it only live and die, But if that flower...infection meet, The basest weed outbraves his dignity. reaxl— Bnt if that flower with /oui infection meet, tbe word " base " having been caught from " basest...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 1

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley, David MASSON - 1874 - 613 pages
...unproportioned thought hts act."—Ibid, I. 3. " The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die ; But, if that flower...base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves his dignity."—Sonnet xciv. " Since I left you, mine eye is in my mind ; And that which governs me to...
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Lux e tenebris; or, The testimony of consciousness

Lux - 1874
...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 with base infection meet, The basest weed out- braves his dignity : For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds, Lilies that fester, smell...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 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. ALAS, 'tistrne, Ihavegone hereand there, And made myself a motley to the view, Gored mine own...
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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER - 1876
...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. ALAS, 'tistrue, I havegone hereand there, And made myself a motley to the view, Gored mine own...
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Complete Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1991 - 74 pages
...their faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. TTie summers 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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Alban Berg: Lulu

Douglas Jarman - Music - 1991 - 146 pages
...in specific details. Something of it is expressed in a Shakespeare sonnet written centuries earlier: 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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Complete Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1991 - 74 pages
...their faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. TTie summers 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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