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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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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Biography - 1846
...— There, There thou mightst behold the great image of authority : A dog's obeyed in office. * * * Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; Robes...Arm it in rags — a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. —King Lear, WOMAN'S LOVE. Julia. OH, know'st thou not his looks are my soul's food! Pity the dearth...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier, Charles Knight - Drama - 1847
...her. The usurer hangs the cozener. Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear ; Robes, and furr'd ! it frights the isle From her propriety. — What...lago, that look'st dead with grieving, Speak, who 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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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. SHAKSPEARE. 3. Plate sins in gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks...Arm it in rags — a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. SHAKSPEARE. 4. Yes, let the traitor die, For sparing justice feeds iniquity. SHAKSPEARE. 5. Justice,...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. SHAKSPEARE. 3. Plate sins in gold, And the strong lanee of justice hurtless breaks ; Arm it in rags — a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. SHAKSPEARE. 4. Yes, let the traitor die, For sparing justice feeds iniquity. SHAKSPEARE. 5. Justice,...
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Shakespeare proverbs: on the wise saws of our wisest poet collected into a ...

Mary Cowden Clarke - 1848 - 145 pages
...hardness ever Of hardiness is mother. Proper deformity seems not in the fiend So horrid as in woman. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice...: Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. Pleasure and action make the hours seem short. Poor, and content, is rich, and rich enough ; But riches,...
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Politics for the People

1848
...hospitality, condescension, patronage, come down from the ' fine old English gentleman' times? " Plate siii with gold And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks: Arm it in rags — a pigmy straw doth pierce it." Another Chartist sentiment from your greatest observer, I believe. Whig....
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Shakespeare and Race

Catherine M. S. Alexander, Stanley Wells - Drama - 2000 - 233 pages
This volume, first published in 2000, draws together thirteen important essays on the concept of race in Shakespeare's drama.
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Shakespeare: The Basics

Sean McEvoy - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 282 pages
...sufferings of the poorest. He comes to see the nature of the power held by the rich over the poor. King Lear Through tattered clothes small vices do appear: Robes and furred gowns hide all. Plate* sin with gold, l65 And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks; Arm it in rags, a pygmy's straw does pierce it....
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Performing Arts - 1908 - 503 pages
...The usorer hangs the cosener. 161 Through taiter'd clothes great vices do appear; Rohes and forr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of )ustice hortless hreaks ; Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it. 165 None does offend, none,...
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The Notorious Astrological Physician of London: Works and Days of Simon Forman

Barbara Howard Traister - History - 2010 - 232 pages
...of the cause Which makes men curse and ban [utter maledictions].42 The sentiments are familiar — "Plate sin with gold, /And the strong lance of justice...hurtless breaks; / Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it"43 — though the style is quite different from Shakespeare's iambic eloquence. Even...
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