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" The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. "
The Works of Shakespeare: In Eight Volumes. Collated with the Oldest Copies ... - Page 70
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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Shakespeare and Cognition: Aristotle's Legacy and Shakespearean Drama

Arthur F. Kinney - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 167 pages
...related image that the First Lord observes: "The web of our life," he contends more universally, "is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would...if our faults whipt them not, and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues" (4.3.71-74). Lives, like wills, can unwind in complicated...
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Special Section, Shakespeare and Montaigne Revisited

Graham Bradshaw, T. G. Bishop, Peter Holbrook - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 405 pages
...The difference is a matter of metaphor rather than intellectual content: The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherish 'd by our virtues. (4.2:68-71)...
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The Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra

Marvin Rosenberg - Drama - 2006 - 605 pages
...incomprehensible paradoxes and complexities of life in his comment in 4.3: The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. How especially...
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All's Well That Ends Well

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2007 - 192 pages
...for him shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. First Lord The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. Enter a...
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Seeming Knowledge: Shakespeare and Skeptical Faith

John D. Cox - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 348 pages
...very like the First Lord's gnomic comment in All's Well That Ends Well: "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. Our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues" (4.3.70-73)....
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