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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 of Shakespeare with the Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1858
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their strous mouse that creeps on floor, May now, perchance, lx>th qua Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. KING. Itow well...
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The North British Review, Volume 29

1858
...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. A man so profoundly...
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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1858
...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. 4 When I to FBAST expressly am forbid j] All the old editions read fait for "feast." The word is altered...
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The works of William Shakspere; from the text of the editions by C. Knight ...

William Shakespeare - 1859
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their speare Too much to know is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can gire a name. King. How well...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 46

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1859
...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 naught but fame ; And every godfather can give a name." Л man so profoundly...
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Letters of Alexander Von Humboldt: Written Between the Years 1827 and 1858 ...

Alexander von Humboldt - Authors, German - 1860 - 334 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." " Den ird'schen...
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Letters of Alexander Von Humboldt to Varnhagen Von Ense: From 1827 to 1858 ...

Alexander von Humboldt - Naturalists - 1860 - 407 pages
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That gave 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." SHAKESPEABE, Love's...
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Pearls of Shakspeare, a collection of the most brilliant passages found in ...

William Shakespeare - 1860
...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 naught but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. A MERRY MAN. A...
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Choice thoughts from Shakspere, by the author of 'The book of familiar ...

William Shakespeare - 1861
...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 naught but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. A conceited Courtier....
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1861
...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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