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" O ! let not virtue seek Remuneration for the thing it was ; For beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charity, are subjects all To envious and calumniating time. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ... - Page 370
by William Shakespeare - 1813
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Shakespeare in the Theatre

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 270 pages
...their sources, even without invoking Ulysses' ironical analysis in Troilus and Cressida: One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. That all with...is a little gilt More laud than gilt o'er-dusted. The present eye praises the present object. . . . (3.3.175-80) Perhaps there never was such an entity...
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Landmarks in English Literature

Philip Gaskell - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 173 pages
...thing it was; For beaut), wit. High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charm, are subjects all To envious and calumniating time....world kin That all with one consent praise new-born gauds. Though thev are made and moulded of things past. And give to dust that is a little gilt More...
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Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Lucy Newlyn - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 397 pages
...touch of nature makes the whole world kin — | That all with one consent praise new-born gauds, | Though they are made and moulded of things past, And...is a little gilt | More laud than gilt o'erdusted'. The echo is a strong one, and the discussion of value which it invokes is highly pertinent to the issues...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...thing it was; / For beauty, wit, / High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, / Love, frienship, charity, are subjects all /To envious and calumniating...world kin- / That all with one consent praise new-born gauds, /Though they are made and moulded of things past, /And give to dust that is a little gilt /...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...farewell goes out sighing. Let not virtue seek Remuneration for the thing it was; For beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love,...are subjects all To envious and calumniating Time. Ulysses — TC III. Hi The end crowns all, And that old common arbitrator, Time, Will one day end it....
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 39

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 272 pages
...speaks of in Troilus and Cressida. Indeed, to the villain of Shakespeare's Othello, 'Beauty, wit, / High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, / Love,...are subjects all / To envious and calumniating time' (3.3.171-4). But lago uses the fickleness of time to his own advantage; his skill lies in his ability...
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Quotation Marks

Marjorie B. Garber - Literary Collections - 2003 - 306 pages
...lei noi virtue seek Remuneration for the thing it was, For beauty wit. High birth, vigour of hone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charity, are...whole world kin — That all with one consent praise new-horn gauds Though they are made and moulded of things past, And give 10 the dust that is a litile...
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Shakespeare and Violence

R. A. Foakes, Reginald Anthony Foakes - Drama - 2003 - 224 pages
...rerum), a familiar idea celebrated most notably in the advice Ulysses gives to Achilles: For beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love,...are subjects all To envious and calumniating Time. (3.3.I7I-4) Well. yes. all things pass away, ag 'Injurious Time' robs Troilus of Cressida after their...
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Life After Grief: An Astrological Guide to Dealing with Loss

Darrelyn Gunzburg - Family & Relationships - 2004 - 340 pages
...equality when he cries: "O let not virtue seek Remuneration for the thing it was; For beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love,...calumniating time. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. . ." Yet few people plan for it and at least two thirds of the population do not even make...
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Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 258 pages
...Farewell goes out sighing. O let not virtue seek Remuneration for the thing it was, 170 For beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love,...calumniating Time. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin: 175 That all with one consent praise new-born gauds, Though they are made and moulded of...
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