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" By heaven, methinks, it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks; So he, that doth redeem her thence,... "
King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part I-II - Page 247
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1773
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...great exploit Drives him beyond the hounds of patience. Hot. By heaven, methinks, it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon; Or...he, that doth redeem her thence, might wear, Without corrivalt, all her dignities : But out upon this half.fac'd fellowship! ! Wor. He apprehends a world...
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The adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom. An account of the expedition ...

Tobias George Smollett, Robert Anderson - 1811
...speech of Hotspur in the first part of Henry the Fourth.— ' By Heaven, methinks it were an easy leap To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon, Or...ground, And pluck up drowned Honour by the locks'— * There is a boldness and ease in the expression, and the imag'es are very picturesque. But, without...
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Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Henry Fuseli - 1811
...Cynosbaton. * — — disdain'd — ] For disdainful. Hot. By heaven, methinks, it were an -easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon.; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathon>-line could never touch the ground, : And pluck up drowned honour by the locks ; . --- So he,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1810
...; (7) The canker-rose is the dog-rose, the flower of the Cynosbaton. STEE(8) For disdainful. JOHNS. Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line...thence, might wear, Without corrival, all her dignities : But out upon this half-fac'd fellowship ! War. He apprehends a world of figures here,* But not the...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...falsehoods : thou spcakest untruths." Hot. By heaven, methinks, it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honor from the pale-fac'd moon ; Or dive into the bottom...could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honor by the locks j So he, that doth redeem her hence, might wear, Without corrival, all her dignities...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1817
...the pale-fac'd moon ; p] The canker-rose i, the dng-rose, the flonerot the CynnshatoD. STEEVENg. , Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line...the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks ; Without corrival, all her dignities : So he, that doth redeem her thence, might wear, But out upon...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare, John Britton, Samuel Johnson, Charles Whittingham - 1814
...great exploit Drives him beyond the bounds of patience. Hot. By heaven, methinks, it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon ;...dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line conld never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks; So he, that doth redeem her...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1819
...beyond the bounds of patience. Hot. By heaven, methinks, it were an essj leap, To pluck brighthonourfrom the pale-fac'd moon : Or dive into the bottom of the...locks ; So he, that doth redeem her thence, might we*r, Without corrival, all her dignities : But out upon this half-fac'd fellowship ! Wor. He apprehends...
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Letters written during a tour through Normandy, Britanny, and other parts of ...

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - History - 1820 - 322 pages
...passage where Hotspur so emphacally apostrophizes honour, " By Heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon, Or...ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks."— " / very well understand, Madam, your Shakspeare" said the critic: " / do know both English and French...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M.D.: The adventures of ...

Tobias George Smollett, Robert Anderson - 1820
...Fourth. — ' By Heaven, methiiiks it were an easy leap I'o pluck bright Honour from the pale fac'd moon, Or dive into the bottom of the deep. Where fathom-line...ground, And pluck up drowned Honour by the locks'— ' There is a boldness and ease in the expression, and the images are very picturesque. But, without...
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