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" So, when this loose behaviour I throw off And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am... "
King Henry IV.: The First[-second] Part ... in Five Acts - Page 15
by William Shakespeare - 1808
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Henry IV.: With Introduction, and Notes Explanatory and Critical ..., Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1885
...refute. See Much. Ado, page 65, note 14. 84 Unyoked is untamed; like wild steers not broken into work. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; 35 And, like bright metal on a sullen 36 ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall...
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Henry IV, Part First: With Introduction, and Notes Explanatory and ..., Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1888
...disproof. To refute, to refcll, to disallow, are old meanings of to refute. See Much Ado, page 65, note 14. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; 35 And, like bright metal on a sullen36 ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King Richard III ; King John ; Merchant of ...

William Shakespeare - 1888
...work ; But when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, 230 And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off And pay...than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;3 And like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show...
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The winter's tale. The life and death of King John. The tragedy of King ...

William Shakespeare - 1894
...work; But when they seldom come, they wish'd for come, 230 And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off And pay...hopes; And like bright metal on a sullen* ground, *DJII. My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show more goodly and attradt more eyes Than...
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The English Novel: A Study in the Development of Personality

Sidney Lanier - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1908 - 302 pages
...himself, Being wanted, he may be more wondered at By breaking through the foul and ugly mists Of vapors that did seem to strangle him. ... So when this loose...metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'ermy fault, Shall show more goodly and attract more eyes Than that which had no foil to set it off....
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First Part of King Henry IV

William Shakespeare - Great Britain - 1897 - 178 pages
...to work ; But when they seldom come, they wish'd for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when- this loose behaviour I throw off And pay...never promised, By how much better than my word I am, 190 By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; And like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation,...
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Border Raids and Reivers

Robert Borland - Border reivers - 1898 - 310 pages
...which, in later times, they have become distinguished. * Principal Fairbairn. XVI. THE HARVEST OF PEACE. When this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the...than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hope ; And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show...
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Shakespeare's Henry IV.: With Introduction, and Notes, Explanatory ..., Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1899
...refute. See Much Ado, page 65, note 14. 84 Unyoked is untamed; like wild steers not broken into work. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; 35 And, like bright metal on a sullen36 ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show...
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Shakespeare's Styles: Essays in Honour of Kenneth Muir

Kenneth Muir, Philip Edwards - Drama - 2004 - 256 pages
...unyok'd humour of your idleness', he announces that he will sooner or later show himself as he really is: So, when this loose behaviour I throw off And pay...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes; I'll so offend to make offence a skill, Redeeming time when men think least I will. (I,ii,188-91, 209-10)...
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Staging Politics: The Lasting Impact of Shakespeare's Histories

Wolfgang Iser, David Wilson, MS RN C(inc) - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 224 pages
...to work; But when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents: So when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glitt'ring o'er my fault, Shall show more goodly, and attract more eyes Than that which hath no foil...
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