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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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...it was ; For beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charitv, are subjects all To envious and calumniating time....whole world kin,— That all, with one consent, praise new-bom gawds,* Though they are made and moulded of things past • And give to dust, that is a little...
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Views of ports and harbours [etc.] engr. by W. and E. Finden [ed. by W.A ...

William Finden - 1838 - 40 pages
...One 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." By the Reform bill the privilege of returning two members to Parliament was conferred on Brighton....
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 2, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
...not his past reputation: O, 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. But Ulysses' shrewd opportunism is no safeguard. The future reveals the true meaning of the present...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 53

American literature - 1884
...that all men are akin, and that this trait is, "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'er-dusted." He introduces this by saying, — "One touch of nature makes the whole world kin," — that touch being...
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Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 205 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....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 More...
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Shakespeare & the Uses of Comedy

Joseph Allen Bryant - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 270 pages
...fickle where values (again a concomitant of order) are concerned: . . . beauty, wit, High birth, vigor of bone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charity,...is a little gilt, More laud than gilt o'erdusted. [III.iii. 171-79] When that effort fails, Ulysses taunts Achilles with his presumably foolish constancy:...
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Metamorphoses of Helen: Authority, Difference, and the Epic

Mihoko Suzuki - Fiction - 1992 - 271 pages
...chosen to be the champion for the Greeks. Later in the play, Ulysses warns Achilles that beauty, wit, High birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, Love,...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 More...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...comer. The welcome ever smiles, Remuneration for the thing it was. For beauty, wit, High birth, vigor of bone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charity,...is a little gilt More laud than gilt o'er-dusted. The present eye praises the present object. Then marvel not, thou great and complete man, That all...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 200 pages
...sighing. Let not virtue seek Remuneration for the thing it was; For beauty, wit, High birth, vigor of bone, desert in service, Love, friendship, charity,...is a little gilt, More laud than gilt o'erdusted. The present eye praises the present object. (3.3.165-80) In a similar vein, Agamemnon dismisses past...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 pages
...underpins the entire play: O 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. (3.3.163-8) It is characteristic of the deflationary mode of this play that the great event to which...
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