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" Stands at a guard 4 with envy ; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than stone : Hence shall we see, If power change purpose, what our seemers be. "
Measure for measure. Comedy of errors - Page 20
by William Shakespeare - 1788
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(VI, 262 p.)

Matthew G. Lewis - 1807
...doubt not, many more may be found, of which I am at present totallr unconscious. CHAPTER I. — — — Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a guard with envy; scarce confesses That his blood (lows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than stone. MEASURE FOR. MEASURE. SCARCELY had the abbey-bell...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...Like a true friar. Slore reasons for this action, At our more leisure shall 1 render you ; Only, tliis one: — Lord Angelo is precise; Stands at a guard' with envy; scarce confesses That liis blood flows, or that his appetite 1 That is, whether it be the seeming enormity of the action,...
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Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...person bear me Like a true friar. More reasons for this action, k - • - ....'. 4 ' SM — ] ie since. At our more leisure shall I render you ; Only, this one : — Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a guard4 with envy ; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1811
...iustrnct me How I may formally in person bear ine Like a trne friar. More reasous for this action, At our more leisure shall I render you ; Only, this one:— Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a gnardt with envy ; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Sketch of the life of Shakspeare. Tempest ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...and instruct me How 1 may formally in person bear me Like a true friar. More reasons for this action, At our more leisure shall I render you ; Only, this one:— Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a guardtwith envy; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 913 pages
...instruct me How I may formally in person bear m<: Like a true friar. More rrasoni fur tint action, r : wink'st Whiles thou art waking. Set. Thou dost snore distinctly ; Th U precise ; Stamh at a gnarcl with envy ; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that 1m appetite...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...person bear me Like a true friar. More reasons for this actiont At our more leisure shall I render yon ; Only, this one : — Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands...hence shall we see, If power change purpose, what our seeiners be. [Exeunt. . SCENE V. A Nunnery. Enter ISABELLA and FRANCISCA. hob. And have you nuns no...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...among his reasons for the action he has on foot, he makes special mention of this one : VOL. i. 18 " Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a guard with envy...hence shall we see, If power change purpose, what our SEEMEBS be." Which clearly infers that his main purpose in assuming the disguise of a monk is to unmask...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...When evil deeds hare their permissive pats. And not the punishment. A tevtre saint-like Governor. " Lord Angelo is precise : Stands at a guard with envy...appetite Is more to bread than stone : hence shall we sec, If pow'r change purpose, what our seemers be. A rirgin addressed. Hail, virgin, if you be ; as...
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The Lay Preacher

Joseph Dennie - American essays - 1817 - 168 pages
...could be said of him, as of the hypocritical deputy in Shakspeare, -" Lord Angelo is precise, Stands as a guard with envy, scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite la more to bread than stone." Had Paul been thus rigid, he would have half strangled Christianity in...
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