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" Would I were dead! if God's good will were so; For what is in this world but grief and woe? O God! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare ... - Page 489
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1785
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Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature ..., Volume 6

William Harrison Ainsworth - Popular literature - 1844
...upon a bench, as I do now ; To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the mmutes how they run — How many make the hour full complete...many hours bring about the day — How many days will finish up the year — How many years a mortal prmce may live. . . When this is known, then to divide...
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The Ladies' Scrap-book ...

Gift books - 1845 - 336 pages
...swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run : How many make the hour...many hours bring about the day, How many days will finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. So minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Biography - 1846
...swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now ; To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run : How many make the hour...many hours bring about the day, How many days will finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the time...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 37-39

Languages, Modern - 1865
...swain; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes, how they run: How many make the hour...many hours bring about the day, How many days will finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times:...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier, Charles Knight - Drama - 1847
...swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see tles of the Lord of Hosts he fought : The church's prayers made him so prosperous. finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times...
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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1847
...swain ; To sit Upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see ng me, Nor the engines that I work by. Tie not alone...Allworth'e lands ; but point out any man s In all the shi finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times...
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Notes and Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1901
...swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run, How many make the hour full...many hours bring about the day ; How many days will finish up the year ; How many years a mortal man may live. '3 Henry VI.,'II. v. In these passages Shakespeare...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...swain; To sit upon a hill, as I do now; To carve out dials quaintly, point by point; Thereby to see the minutes how they run; How many make the hour full...many hours bring about the day; How many days will finish up the year; How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 45

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1882
...House of Lancaster : 0 God ! methinks it -were a happy life . To see the minutes how they run, TIow many make the hour full complete, How many hours bring about the day, How many days will finish up Ihe year, How many years, &c. But Shakespeare knew better than to repeat this style of thing...
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Hélène Cixous, chemins d'une écriture

Françoise van Rossum-Guyon, Myriam Díaz-Diocaretz - 1990 - 242 pages
...vie simple, près de la nature, au rythme monotone, avec la pleine conscience du temps : ... To see the minutes how they run, How many make the hour full...many hours bring about the day ; How many days will finish up the year ; How many years a mortal man may live (King Henry VI II, 5} En fait Henry, aussi...
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