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" How absolute the knave is ! we must speak by the card, or equivocation will undo us. By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it ; the age is grown so picked that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls... "
The Metropolitan - Page 98
1836
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A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - Drama - 1833 - 442 pages
...scene with the Gravedigger, "By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it; the age is grown so picked, that the toe of the peasant comes...near the heel of the courtier he galls his kibe." And Lorenzo, in the Merchant of I'enice, alluding to Launcelot:— O dear discretion, how his words...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 16

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1833
...virtuous, or a mere good-natured deed, Does all desert in sciences exceed." — SHEFFIELD.] (2) [" The age is grown so picked, that the toe of the peasant comes...near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe. — Hamlet.] xxxiv. But let it go : — it will one day be found With other relics of " a former world,"...
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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 16

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...virtuous, or a mere good-natured deed, Does all desert in sciences exceed." — SHEFFIELD.] (2) [" The age is grown so picked, that the toe of the peasant comes...near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe. — Hamlet.] xxxvii. But let it go : — it will one day be found With other relics of " a former world,"...
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A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - Drama - 1833 - 142 pages
...scene with the Gravedigger, "By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it; the age is grown so picked, that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier lie galls his kibe." And Lorenzo, in the Merchant of Venice, alluding to Launcelot:— O dear discretion,...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...classes of the people have followed their superiors so closely, that, as SHAKSPEAUR shrewdly remarks, The toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, tha it galls his kibe. This is the case not only in luxury and extravagance, but most other vices,...
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Helps to the Study of Presbyterianism: Or, An Unsophisticated Exposition of ...

William Gannaway Brownlow - Presbyterianism - 1834 - 299 pages
...of North Carolina, officiating at the same hour, is --aid to be one item in the sum of provocation. "The toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, that he galls his kibe." Now for Mr. Otey's exposure, as he calls it. And.Iet me ask what has he exposed?...
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Civilization: Or, A Brief Analysis of the Natural Laws that Regulate the ...

Augustus Henry Moreton - Population - 1836 - 216 pages
...Hamlet's 204 mouth : — " By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it ; the age is grown so picked, that the toe of the peasant comes...England, wealthy and intelligent, possessed of no odious nor oppressive privileges, has been out-grown in the aggregate of wealth and intelligence by the middle...
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A Compendium of the Operations of the Poor Law Amendment Act, with Some ...

Edward Hughes - Poor laws - 1836 - 127 pages
...admit. " By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it; the age is grown so affected, that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe." The taste for disparaging others, through inuendo, or censuring the absent, has, for a considerable period,...
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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...us. By the lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it ; the age is grown so picked,3 that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe. — How long hast thou been a grave-maker ? 1 Clo. Of all the days i' th' year, I came to't that day...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836
...us. By the Lord, Horatio, these three 2 years I have taken note of it ; the age is grown so picked,3 that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe. — How long hast thou been a grave-maker? 1 Clo. Of all the days i' the year, I came to't that day...
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