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" Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks : Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. "
Walks through Islington: comprising an historical and descriptive account of ... - Page 380
by Thomas Cromwell - 1835 - 412 pages
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 10

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear ; Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all9. Plate sin1 with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless...: Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. None does offend, none, I say, none ; I'll able em 2 : Take that of me, my friend, who have the power...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 8

Anecdotes - 1826
...statutes ; but in 1716, Louis XV. substituted pecuniary mulcts. Well may we exclaim with the poet, " Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks ; Clothe it in rags, and a paltry straw will pierce it." THE PUNISHMENT OF QUARTERING. If reasons of...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...thought that the author wrote plated: cunning superinduced, thinly spread over. So, in this play : " Plate sin with gold, " And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks." But the word unfold, and the following lines in our author's Rape of Lucrece, show, that plaited, or...
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The British essayists: with prefaces biographical, historical ..., Volumes 25-26

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...with much propriety and elegance : Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong...Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. We are moved to find that Lear has some faint knowledge of his old and faithful courtier. If thou wilt...
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The British Essayists: The Adventurer

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...with much propriety and elegance : Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong...Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. We are moved to find that Lear has some faint knowledge of his old and faithful courtier. If thou wilt...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1823
...her. The usurer hangs the cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear ; Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all. Plate sin with gold. And the strong...breaks : Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it None does offend, none, I say, none ; I'll able 'em :* Take that of me, my friend, who have the power...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...her. The usurer hangs the cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear j Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong...breaks: Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. None does offend, none, I say, none; I'll able 'em:4 Take that of me, my friend, who have the power...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1823
...her. The usurer hangs the cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong...hurtless breaks . Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw Hoth pierce it. None does ofl'end, none, I say. none; T!l able 'em : Take that of me, my friend, who...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...her. The usurer hangs the cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong...breaks; Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. None does offend, none, I say, none; I 'l1 able 'em: Take that of me, my friend, who have the power...
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The Plays, Volume 9

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1824
...her. The usurer hangs the cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear ; Robes, and furr'd gowns, hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong...: Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. None does offend, none, I say, none ; I'll able 'em : Take that of me, my friend, who have the power...
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