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" Assume a virtue, if you have it not. That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat, Of habits devil, is angel yet in this, That to the use of actions fair and good He likewise gives a frock or livery, That aptly is put on. "
The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ... - Page 113
by William Shakespeare - 1838
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Explanations and emendations of some passages in the text of Shakespeare and ...

Robert Morehead - 1814 - 56 pages
...is now none. In the famous scene with his mother, being the fourth of this third act, Hamlet says, That monster custom, who all sense doth eat Of habit's...good He likewise gives a frock or livery, That aptly it put on, &c. Habit's devil is quite unintelligible, and it has been changed by some editors into...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 82

English literature - 1818
...gesture. In the famous scene with his mother, Hamlet says, " That monster custom, who all sense doth Of habit's devil, is angel yet in this ; That to the...likewise gives a frock or livery That aptly is put on," &c. Habit's devil is quite unintelligible, and has been changed by some editors into habits evil; but...
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Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1819 - 466 pages
...it not. [That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat, , Of habits devil, is angel yet in this; 006) That to the use of actions fair and good He likewise...of easiness To the next abstinence: [the next more easy;b For use almost can change the stamp of nature, And maister 007) the devil, or throw him out...
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Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1820 - 466 pages
...it not. [That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat, Of habits devil, is angel yet in this ; (106) That to the use of actions fair and good He likewise...easiness To the next abstinence : [the next more easy : b For use almost can change the stamp of nature, And maister' m the devil, or throw him out With...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...with the other half. Good night : but go not to my uncle's bed ; Assume a virtue, if you have it not. [That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat Of habit's...easiness To the next abstinence : [the next more easy 9 : * — curb — ] That is, bend and truckle, FT. courber. So, in Pierce Plowman : " Then I courbid...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...have it not. [That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat Of habit's devil, is angel yet in this 8 ; That to the use of actions fair and good He likewise...easiness To the next abstinence : [the next more easy 9 : 7 — curb — ] That is, bend and truckle, Fr. courier : So, in Pierce Plowman : " Then I courbid...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...mouster, custom, who all seuse doth eat Of habit's devil, is angel yet in this; That to the use of actious fair and good He likewise gives a frock, or livery,...refrain to-night; And that shall lend a kind of easiness * Actious. f Perhaps. J Frenzy: $ Manure. y Bead* To the next abstinence : the next more easy : For...
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The dramatic works of Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson and Stevens [sic ...

William Shakespeare - 1824
...not to my uncle's bed ; Assume a virtue, if you have it not. That mons:er, custom, who all sense dolh eat Of habit's devil, is angel yet in this ; That...lend a kind of easiness To the next abstinence : the pext more easy : For use almost can changethe stamp of nature, And either curb the devil, or throw...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...Assume a virtue, if you have it not. That monster, custom, who all sense doth ape Of devils' habits, is angel yet in this ; That to the use of actions...likewise gives a frock, or livery, That aptly is put on. Get thee glass eyes ; And, like a scurvy politician, seem To see the things thou dost not. They say,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: With Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of ...

William Shakespeare - 1825 - 908 pages
...with the other half. Coed night : but go not to my nncle's bed ; Assume a virtue, if you have it not. That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat Of habit's...That to the use of actions fair and good He likewise giveĢ a frock, or livery. That aptly is put on : Refrain to-nlglit ; And that shall lend a kind of...
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