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" Believe me, sir, had I such venture forth, The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass to know where sits the wind... "
The Coming of Arthur: And Other Idylls of the King - Page 195
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1896 - 224 pages
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Merchant of Venice. As you like it

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1785
...sir, had I such venture forth, The better part of my affeftions would 3 Be Be with myhopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind ; Prying in maps, for ports, and piers, and roads : And every ob'ect, that might make me fear zo Misfortune...
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...a feather for each wind that blows." And in TAe Merchant of Venice we meet a kindred thought : " 1 should be still " Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind." The omission of the article is certainly awkward, but not without example. Thus, in King Lear: " Hot...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1803
...me, sir, had I such venture forth. The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind; 1 Ships of large burthen. B Peering in maps, for ports, and piers, and roads ; And every object,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1805
...me, sir, had I such venture forth, The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass,* to know where sits the wind ; Peering in maps, for ports, and piers, and roads ; And every object, that might make me fear Misfortune...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1805
...me, sir, had I such venture forth, The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass,* to know where sits the wind; Peering in maps, for ports, and piers, and roads; And every object, that might make me fear Misfortune...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...me, sir, had I such venture forth, The better part of my affections would \ Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass *, to know where sits the wind; Peering in maps, for ports, and piers, and ronds ; And every object, that might make me fear Misfortunes...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1807
...me, sir, had I such venture forth, The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind ; Peering in maps, for ports, and piers, and roadsj And every object, that might make me fear Misfortune...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...me, sir, had I such ventures forth, The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind ; Prying in maps, for ports, and piers and roads: And ev'ry object that might make me f-ar Misfortune...
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The British theatre, or, A collection of plays, which are acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...me, sir, had I such venture forth The better part of my affections would , Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind ; Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads ; And every obji-ct, that might make me fear Misfortune...
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King Henry IV.: The First[-second] Part ... in Five Acts

William Shakespeare, Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...Believe me, sir, had I such venture forth The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes abroad. I should be still Plucking the grass, to know where sits the wind ; Peering in maps tor ports, and piers, and roads; And every object, that might make me fear Misfortune...
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