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" We must not make a scare-crow of the law, ' Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: With Corrections and ... - Page 32
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1778
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The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated

Mrs. Griffith (Elizabeth) - 1775 - 528 pages
...contrafted here, between the two Deputies of the State : We muft not make a fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one lhape, 'till cuftom makes it Their perch, and not their terror. JLJcalus, Ay, but yet Let us be keen,...
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A concordance to Shakespeare: suited to all the editions, in which the ...

Andrew Becket - 1787 - 470 pages
...of authority, To underftand a law. King John, A. 4, S. 2. We muft not make a fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one fhape, till cuftom make it , Their perch, and not their terror. Meafure for Meafure, A. 2, S. I, It...
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...ANCELO, ESCALUS, a Justice, Provost, and Attendants. Angela. \Vt must not make a scare-crow of the law ; Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. t'.scal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen,...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Works: With Explanatory Notes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - Drama - 1790
...a Ju▀tce, Pnvo▀ ', and Attendants. Aug. *l X 7" E muft not make a fc л re-crow of the VV law ;' + % % lhape, till cuftom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Efcal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...wźujd owe them. All men frail. Angelo. We muft not make a fcarccrow of the law, Setting it up to fcarc the birds of prey, And let it keep one fliape, till...cuftom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Efca. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruife to death : alas, this...
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The beauties of Shakespeare, selected from his plays and poems

William Shakespeare - 1796
...Finds the down pillow hard. Cymbeline, A. 3. Sc. ; THE LAW. We muft not make a fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one fhape, till cuilom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Meafure for Meafure, A. 3. Sc. i. Pity...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1797
...ESCALDS, a Juftice, Provoft,-* Officers, and otter Attendants. We tnuft not make a fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey,' ., And let it keep one fhape, till cultom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Efcal. Ay, bat yet Let us be keen, and...
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Works, containing his plays and poems: to which is added a glossary, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1797
...a JUSTICE, PROVOST% OFFICERS, and other Attendants. ANG. We muft not make a fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one fhape, till cuftom make it Their perch, and not their terror, ESCAL. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and...
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The Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare: With Introductory Prefaces to ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - English drama - 1798
...a Jujlicc, Provojl, and Attendants. Angelo. . Y."E mufl not make a fcaie-crow of the law ; iictting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one fhape, till cuftom make it Their perchi aml not their terror. :Efi-tf. Ay, but yet J.et us be keen,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: The merry wives of Windsor. Twelfth ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson, Richard Farmer, Edward Harding - Drama - 1800
...ESCALUS, a Juftice, Provoft, Oflicer^ and other Attendants. Ang. We muft not make a fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one fhape, till cuftom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Efcal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and...
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