Quotations from Shakespeare; A Collection of Passages from the Works of William Shakespeare

Quotations from Shakespeare; A Collection of Passages from the Works of William Shakespeare

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...the thing ungain'd more than it is: Nestor. Tro. That she was never yet, that ever knew Love got so sweet as when desire did sue. Therefore this maxim out of love I teach: Achievement is command; ungain'd, beseech: Then though my heart's content firm love doth bear, Nothing of that shall from mine eyes appear. Art I, Sr. 2. In the reproof of chance Lies the true proof of men: the sea being smooth, How many shallow baubie boats dare sail Upon her patient breast, making their way With those of nobler bulk! But let the ruflian Boreas once enrage The gentle Thetis, and anon behold The strong-ribb'd bark through liquid mountains cut, Bounding between the two moist elements, Like Perseus' horse: where 's then the saucy boat, Whose weak untimber'd sides but even now Co-rivall'd greatness? Either to harbour fled, Or made a toast for Neptune. Even so Doth valour's show and valour's worth divide In storms of fortune; for in her ray and brightness The herd hath more annoyance by the brize Than by the tiger; but when the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks, And flies fled under shade, why, then the thing of courage, As rous'd with rage with rage doth sympathise, And with an accent tun'd in selfsame key Retorts to chiding fortune. Art I. Sr. 3. What 's aught, but as 'tis valued? Hert. But value dwells not in particular will; It holds his estimate and dignity As well wherein 'tis precious of itself As in the prizer; 'tis mad idolatry. To make the service greater than the god; And the will dotes that is attributive To what infectiously itself affects, Without some image of the affected merit. Art 2, Sr. 2. Tm. I take to-day a wife, and my...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236831063
  • 9781236831064