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" From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty : As surfeit is the father of much fast, So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to restraint : Our natures do pursue, (Like rats that ravin down their proper bane,) A thirsty evil ; and when we drink, we die. "
Measure for measure. Comedy of errors - Page 15
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...o'er, Where storms are hush'd, and billows break no more ! REV. WALTER COLTOS. SATIETY — SURFEIT. 1. As surfeit is the father of much fast, So every scope, by the immoderate use, Turns to restraint. SHAKSPEABE. 2. They surfeited with honey ; and began To loathe the taste of sweetness, whereof little...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1847 - 344 pages
...right of the dead, excessive grief the enemy to the living. AlFs Well, *c., i. 1. Claud. As surfeiMs the father of much fast, So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to restraint. , Meas. for Mats., i. 3. —But pain is perfect misery, the worst *Of evils, and excessive, overturns...
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The Players, Or The Stage of Life, Volume 3

Thomas James Serle - 1847
...Heaven he was safe, and she loved him more than ever. CHAPTER VI. " Our natures do pursue, Like lats that ravin down their proper bane, A thirsty evil, and when we drink, we die." Measure for Measure. IT is difficult, indeed, to rate the price at which such moments should be purchased,...
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Life. New facts regarding the life of Shakespeare [by P. J. Collier ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...it will not, so ; yet still 'tis just.a Lucio. Why, how now, Claudio? Whence comes this restraint ? Claud. From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty ;...restraint : our natures do pursue (Like rats that ravin 3 down their proper bane) A thirsty evil ; and when we drink, we die. Lucio. If I could speak so wisely...
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Sketch of the life of Shakespeare. Tempest. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...it will not, so ; yet still 'tis just. Lucio. Why, how now, Claudio ? whence comes Uiis restraint 7 Claud. From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty :...of much fast, So every scope by the immoderate use Tumi to restraint : our natures do pursue (Like rats that ravin1 down their proper bane,) A thirsty...
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Shakespeare Proverbs: Or, The Wise Saws of Our Wisest Poet Collected Into a ...

William Shakespeare, Mary Cowden Clarke - 1848 - 145 pages
...fancies are more giddy and unfirm, More longing, wavering, sooner lost and worn, Than women's are. Our natures do pursue (Like rats that ravin down their...bane) A thirsty evil ; and when we drink, we die. Ourselves we do not owe :* What is decreed, must be. 0 place ! 0 form ! How often dost thou with thy...
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Shakespeare Proverbs: Or, The Wise Saws of Our Wisest Poet Collected Into a ...

William Shakespeare, Mary Cowden Clarke - 1848 - 145 pages
...A murd'rous guilt shews not itself more soon Than love that would seem hid : love's night is noon. As surfeit is the father of much fast, So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to restraint. After execution, judgment hath Repented o'er his doom. Authority, though it err like others, Hath yet...
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Proverbs for the People: Or, Illustrations of Practical Godliness Drawn from ...

Elias Lyman Magoon - Conduct of life - 1849 - 272 pages
...most industriously to make ourselves sick, and seem to be most enamoured of our own destruction. " As surfeit is the father of much fast, So every scope...bane) A thirsty evil, and when we drink, we die." This allusion to intoxicating drinks leads us to the consideration of our second topic. Says Solomon,...
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The Dramatic Works of W. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1849 - 925 pages
...not, so ; yet still 'tis just Enter Lucio. Lucio. Why, how now, Claudio? whence romos this restraint? may bestow myself, To be regarded in her sun-bright eye. Vnl. Win her with gifts, if she respect rat* that ravin down their proper bane) A thirsty evil ; and when we drink, we die. Ludo. If I could...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1850
...will not, so ; yet still 'tis just.9 L/ucio. Why, how now, Claudio ? Whence comes this restraint ? Claud. From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty ;...restraint : our natures do pursue (Like rats that ravin 3 down their proper bane) A thirsty evil ; and when we drink, we die. Lucio. If I could speak so wisely...
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