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" So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show... "
The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide - Page 280
by Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
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King Henry the Fourth: A Historical Play, Parts 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...that did seem to strangle him. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By...like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show more goodly, and attract more eyes. Than that which hath no foil...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1803
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By...like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show more goodly, and attract more eyes, Than that which hath no foil...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1803
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;8 And, like bright metal on a sullen9 ground. My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ;8 And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;8 And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By...like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show more goodly, and attract more eyes, Than that which hath no foil...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1806
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour 1 throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;3 would come too late if the Prince was not to receive them till the night after the day of the...
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The Novice of Saint Dominick, Volume 4

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - 1806
...Like bright metals on a sullen ground, , , v ^ My reformation glittering o•er my faults Shall shew more goodly, and attract more eyes, Than that which hath no foil to set it off. •-)..!•-• I >:> SHAKSPEAR. — Henry, !•{ w , r -i ...- ",-• {•:.•:,•* -jiil THE...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By...like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall shew more'goodlv, and attract more eyes, Than that which hath no soil...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
...nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By...like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show more goodly, and attract more eyes, Than that, which hath no foil...
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