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" Save base authority from others' books. These earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 149
1840
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The Plays, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are. Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 830 pages
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their ner, Were, on the quarry of these murder'd deer, To add the deat Too much to know, is to know noughtbut fame; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well he's...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1825
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are. [fame ; Too much to know, is to know nought but And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lighU, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their lliam Shakespeare Too much to know, is to know nought but fame , And every godfather can give a name. Am*;. How well...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1826
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of then- shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are. Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are, Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame; And every godfather can give a name5. King. How well...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to everv fixed star. Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are, Too much to know,is, to know nought but fame : And every godfather can give a name. King, flow well...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...godfathers of heaven's lights, That gave a name to every fixed star, Нате no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are. Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are. Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...godfather« of heaven's lights, That gave л name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are Tuu much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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