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" Merciful Heaven, Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle: but man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured, His glassy essence, like an... "
New Quarterly Review; Or, Home, Foreign and Colonial Journal - Page 371
1847
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Shakspeare's Measure for measure: a comedy

William Shakespeare, John Philip Kemble - Promptbooks - 1803 - 68 pages
...sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split's! the umvedgeable and gnarled oak, Than ihe soft myrtle : — O, but man, proud man,— Dress'd in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence, — like an angry ape, Plays such fantastick tricks before high heaven,...
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Public Characters, Volume 4

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...myrtle ! O, but roan ! proud man ! " Drest in a litt'e brief authority ; " Most ignorant of what is most assured, " His glassy essence — like an angry ape, " Plays such fantastic tricks before hjgh Heaven, " As makes the angels weep." SHAKESPEAR. Since the publication of the first edition of...
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Public Characters

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...myrtle ! O, but man ! proud man ! " Drest in a litt'e brief authority ; " Most ignorant of what is mod assured, " His glassy essence — like an angry ape,..." Plays such fantastic tricks before high Heaven, " As makes the angels weep." SHAKESPEAR. Since the publication of the first edition of this vfork,...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of ..., Volume 1

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - Law - 1804
...bolt Spht'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak, Than the soft myrtie : O, but man, proud man, Dressed in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured, His glassy substance ; like an angry ape, Plays such fantastick tricks before high, heaven, As make the angels...
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The posthumous works of mrs. Chapone

Hester Chapone - 1807
...it seldom fails to intoxicate him, and overturn his reason and virtue. —Man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's...angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high Hear'n, As make the angels weep. " But, say you, suppose the parent or the " king exert his authority...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - Satire, English - 1807 - 295 pages
...O, but man! proud man! Brest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence ; like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high Heav'n, As make the angels weep. COME, senseless men, and view your god, Who rears on earth the idiot's...
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Stultifera navis: qua omnium mortalium narratur Stultitia : The modern ship ...

William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pages
...O, but man ! proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence ; like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high Heav'a, As make the angels weep. COME, senseless men, and view your god> Who rears on earth the ideot's...
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The Works of Mrs. Chapone: Now First Collected: Containing I. Letters on the ...

Mrs. Chapone (Hester) - Conduct of life - 1808
...that it seldom fails to intoxicate him, and overturn his reason and virtue. -Man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's...like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before tiigh Heav'n, As make the angels weep. " But," say you, " suppose the parent or the ' king exert his...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak, Than the soft myrtle : — O, but man, proud man, — Dress'd in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence, — like an angry ape, Plays such fantastick tricks before high Heaven...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...O but man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, (Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence) like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven ' As make the angels weep. SHAKESPEARE*. This imputation of tyranny and cruelty hath at different periods...
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