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" To do our country loss ; and if to live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God's will ! I pray thee, wish not one man more. By Jove, I am not covetous for gold, Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost ; It yearns me not if men my garments wear... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 326
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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The Sentence in Language and Cognition

Tista Bagchi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 181 pages
...today. KING HARRY: What's he that wishes so? My cousin Warwick? No, my fair cousin. If we are marked to die, we are enough To do our country loss: and...live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. (Henry V, Act 4, Scene 3, lines 16-22)4 The conflict between the exigencies of metrical structure and...
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The Best of Border Voices: Poet Laureates, Pulitzer-Prize Winners & the ...

Jack Webb - Poetry - 2007 - 298 pages
...man, the last animal. What significance does one number have over another a face, a word? Volunteers "The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God's will! I pray thee, wish not one man more." — from Shakespeare's Henry V Chris Dickerson — the poet, university professor and pool shark —...
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Italian Culture in the Drama of Shakespeare & His Contemporaries: Rewriting ...

Michele Marrapodi - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 286 pages
...plain view of the prince one is serving, here Harry himself. The equation for King Harry is simple: 'The fewer men, the greater share of honour. / God's will, I pray thee wish not one man more' (4.3.21-2). He admits that, like a good courtier, he covets honour. He repeats his desire to fight...
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