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Advancement of Learning affections Ancients Anthony appears Augmentis 1622 authors body called cause character comes common Coriolanus death doth Dream earth Essay evil expressed face fall fear fire flowers follows fool fortune friends give given Hamlet hand hath heart heaven Henry VII History honor human Ibid Italy Julius Cæsar kind King Henry knowledge Labor Letter living look lord Lost Macbeth man's matter means Measure mind nature never opinion parallelism passage persons play praise Prince Promus Queen quoted reason Richard says sense Shake-speare From Bacon Sonnet soul speak speech spirit stone sweet taken tell Tempest thee things thou thought tion trees Troilus and Cressida true truth turn virtue wind Wisdom wise written
Page 39 - I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them...
Page 159 - Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth. And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion.
Page 106 - The earth that's nature's mother is her tomb; What is her burying grave that is her womb, And from her womb children of divers kind We sucking on her natural bosom find, Many for many virtues excellent, None but for some and yet all different.
Page 169 - Her own shall bless her: Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow: Good grows with her: In her days, every man shall eat in safety Under his own vine, what he plants...
Page 68 - Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul Of the wide world dreaming on things to come, Can yet the lease of my true love control, Supposed as forfeit to a confined doom.
Page 310 - By certain scales i" the pyramid ; they know, By the height, the lowness, or the mean, if dearth Or foison follow. The higher Nilus swells, The more it promises : as it ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain, And shortly comes to harvest.
Page 275 - Now, whether it be Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on the event, A thought which quarter'd, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward, I do not know Why yet I live to say ' This thing's to do;' Sith I have cause and will and strength and means To do't.
Page 124 - Your face, my thane, is as a book, where men May read strange matters : — to beguile the time, Look like the time ; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue : look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under it.