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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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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights That give a name to every fixed star, Hare no more profit of their shining nights Than those that walk and wot not what they are." Let me not seem to speak lightly of the study of languages or the science of astronomy. The power and...
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1852
...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 Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, William Hazlitt - 1852
...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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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1835-1851

Robert Charles Winthrop - United States - 1852
...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." Let me not seem to speak lightly of the study of languages or the science of astronomy. The power and...
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

J. PAYNE COLLIER - 1853
...godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profits of their w) be both of them at once forsaken ? Yes, trust them not ; for Too much to know is to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. King. How well he...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...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. Тиэ much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every sodfather can give a name. King. How well...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profits 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 he...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...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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Ausfuhrliches theoretisch-praktisches lehrbuch der englischen sprache, Volume 2

G. F. Burckhardt - 1853
...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. (Love's Labour's...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
...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. LL i. 1. ATTACHMENT....
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