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" They bear the mandate; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery. Let it work; For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar... "
The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New Collation of ... - Page 361
by Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1844
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Complete Works: With Life, Compendium and Concordance, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - 1896
...should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains: Othello, act ii. sc. 3. Enginer — For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petard. Hamlet, act iii. sc. 4. England — This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud...
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Shakespere's Works, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1897
...adders fang'd, They bear the mandate ; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery. Let it work ; For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar : and 't shall go hard But I will delve one yard below their mines, And blow them at the moon. O !...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1899
...adders fang'd, They bear the mandate ; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery. Let it work ; For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar : and 't shall go hard But I will delve one yard below their mines, And blow them at the moon : O,...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1899
...adders fang'd, They bear the mandate ; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery. Let it work ; For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar : and 't shall go hard But I will delve one yard below their mines, And blow them at the moon : O,...
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Milton's Paradise Lost ...

John Milton - 1895
...the earth. See II. 417-465. 16. For the metre see note on 885. 17. Compare Hamlet, in. iv. 199 : " For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar. " It is always regarded as a satisfaction of poetical justice when a man brings punishment on himself...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With Historical and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare, Sir Israel Gollancz, Evangeline Maria O'Connor - 1901
...adders fang'd, They bear the mandate; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery. Let it work; For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar: and 't shall go hard But I will delve one yard below their mines, And blow them at the moon: O, 'tis...
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Ephemera Critica: Or, Plain Truths about Current Literature

John Churton Collins - Criticism - 1901 - 379 pages
...will give a few illustrations. A plain man or a student for examination comes to these lines: — " "Tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar ; " and, though he knows what the general sense is wishes to know exactly what Shakespeare means. He...
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical ..., Volume 5

John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley - Slang - 1902
...Caught in one's own trap; involved in danger meant for others. 1596. SHAKSPEARB, Hamlet, iii. 4, 207. For 'tis the sport to have the enginer HOIST WITH HIS OWN PETAR. PETE JENKINS, subs. phr. (circus). — An auxiliary clown. [The original Pete Jenkins (c. 1855) had...
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Shakespeare's Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 1902 - 320 pages
...anged, — 200 They bear the mandate ; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery. Let it work, For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar : and 't shall go hard, But I will delve one yard below their mines, And blow them at the moon. Oh,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...of natnre. ihid. I mnst he crnel, only to he kind : Thns had hegins, and worse remains hehind. ihid. For 'tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his own petar. ihid. Diseases desperate grown % desperate appliance are relieved, Or not at all.1 Act it. Sc. 3. A...
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