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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 Works of Shakespeare: Preface, Life, etc. The two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare - 1862
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their 0 0` 0 Too much to know, is, to know nought but fame ; And every godfather can give a name. KINO. How well...
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The Shakspere treasury of subject quotations, synonymously indexed [by W. Hoe].

William Shakespeare - 1862 - 16 pages
...earthy 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. LU La. Lo., a. 1, s. 1 . He's a god or a painter; for he makes faces. Lo. La. Lo., a. 5, *. 2. 162....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, from the Text of Johnson ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1862
...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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Cassell's illustrated Shakespeare. The plays of Shakespeare, ed ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1864
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their have, And prac Too much to know, is to know naught but fame ; • And every godfather can give a name. King. How well...
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Memoirs of the Life of William Shakespeare, with an Essay Toward the ...

Richard Grant White - Dramatists, English - 1865 - 425 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." It was by no strange feature or striking peculiarity in the construction of his works that Shakespeare...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, with Biographical Introduction by ...

William Shakespeare - 1865
...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. King. How well he's...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have uo more profit of their shining nights Than those that walk and wot not what they are. Act i. Sc. 1. That unlettered, small-knowing soul. Act i. Sc. 1. A child of our grandmother Eve, a...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The comedy of errors. Much ado about ...

William Shakespeare - 1866
...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. King. How well...
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Passages from the works of Shakespeare, selected and tr. into Germ ...

William Shakespeare - 1866
...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 mnch to know is to know nonght bnt fame; And every godfather can give a name. 'Tis the eye of child...
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The Handy-volume Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1866
...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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