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" Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do; Not light them for themselves: for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 100
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for ourselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues J : nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence But like a thrifty goddess, she determines...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1822
...observer, doth thy history Fully unfold : thyself and thy belongingsl Are not thine own so proper,2 as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee....us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits arenot finely touch'd, But to fine issues :3 nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1879
...finding scope for the mental activity which an extended system of education is calculated to excite. ' Heaven doth with us as we with torches do: Not light...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touched But to fine issues. Nor Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...observer, doth thy history Fully unfold: Thyself and thy belongings 5 Are not thine own so proper 6 , as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee....never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she determines Herself the glory of a creditor, 4 with special soul Elected...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Measure for ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...th' observer, doth thy history Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee....Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues :' nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...unknown, the Poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light...Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues : nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she determines...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Vot u :t nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she...
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The Plays, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...observer, doth thy history Fully unfold : thyself and thy belongings * Are not thine own so proper f, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee....Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues J : nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...note, While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. MEASURE FOR MEASURE. ACT I. VIRTUE GIVEN TO BE EXERTED. HEAVEN doth with us, as we with torches do; Not light...Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues*: nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she determines...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...starv'd, and ravenous. There's ne'er a villain, dwelling in all Denmark, But he's an arrant knave. VIRTUE. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Forgive me this my virtue : For, in the fatness of these pursy times, Virtue itself of vice must pardon...
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