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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 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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Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Literature - 1825
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...observer, doth tliy history Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, it we had them not. Spiritsare not finely tonch'i]. Bat to fine issues : nor nature never lends The...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1826
...character in thy life, That, to the observer, doth thy history Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings * Are not thine own so proper6, as to waste Thyself...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: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...the observer doth thy history Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper5, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee....them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues6: nor nature never lends7 The smallest scruple of her excellence, 5 So much thy own property....
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Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...the observer doth thy history Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper5, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee....them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues6: nor nature never lends7 The smallest scruple of her excellence, 5 So much thy own property....
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