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" But to fine issues ; nor Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence But, like a thrifty goddess, she determines Herself the glory of a creditor, Both thanks and use. "
The Northumbrian Chieftain: Or, Spectre of the Abbey. A Legendary Tale ... - Page 26
by Joseph D. M'Arthur - 1803 - 60 pages
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The works of Shakespear [ed. by H. Blair], in which the beauties observed by ...

William Shakespeare - 1771 - 424 pages
...virtues ; they on thee. Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all ,)like As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch 'd, But to fine iffues; nor Mature never...
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Memoirs of His Own Life, Volume 4

Tate Wilkinson - Actors - 1790 - 284 pages
...clean table-cloth — and that is horrid, jM*ile[s truly hungry. But .alas ! • ..• Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for ourfelves : for if our virtues Did net go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touchS! But to fine...
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Epea pteroenta: or, The diversions of Purley ...

John Horne Tooke - English language - 1798 - 566 pages
...qui, Terentius • *' Heav'n doth with us as -we with torches deal, " Not light them FOR themjel-ves : FOR if our virtues " Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike " As if we bad them not" [ie Themfelves not being the Caufe of lighting them. If our virtues did not go forth...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1799 - 438 pages
...thy virtues, them on thee. Heav'n doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all as if We had them not. Spirits are not finely touch 'd But to fine ifiiies ; nature never lends The...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 942 pages
...Heaven doth with us, as we with torchée ilo : Xot light them for themselves : for if our virtue» Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we tuul them not. Spirits an* not finery touch 'd Rut to fine issues : nor nature never lends The smallest...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814 - 470 pages
...virtues, them on thee. 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 weliad them not. Spirits are not finely But to fine issues : nor nature never lends The smallest scruple...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...ihy virtues, them on thee. Heav'n doth with us as wr with torches do, Not light them for themselves: for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike [touch'd As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely Bat to fine issues : nor nature never lends...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1817 - 322 pages
...virtues, them on thee. 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 Li.it ,i tino ifsnes :' nor nature never lends As K~ r,v had them not. Spirits arc not finely touch'd,...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 1010 pages
...virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : ears. Now 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, Volumes 11-12

William Shakespeare - Theater - 1826 - 996 pages
...virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as. we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : * bad them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues : nor nature never lends The smallest...
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