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" 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 we had them not. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 22
1845
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Mystery of the Black Tower

John Palmer (Jun.) - Fiction - 2005 - 183 pages
...as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Nor light them for themselves: for if our virtues Did...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine issues: nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence But, like...
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The Spiritual Dimension: Religion, Philosophy and Human Value

John Cottingham - Philosophy - 2005
...others, are not extraneous demands on Christian theology but its life and soul. 6 IMAGES OF INTEGRATION Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light...themselves. For if our virtues Did not go forth of us, t 'were all alike As if we had them not. Shakespeare, Measure for Measure.41 Consideration of the problem...
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Measure for Measure

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 336 pages
...proper as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, 35 Not light them for themselves; for if our virtues...not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had diem not. Spirits are not finely touched But to fine issues, nor nature never lends The smallest scruple...
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Measure for Measure

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 336 pages
...proper as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, 35 Not light them for themselves; for if our virtues...not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had diem not. Spirits are not finely touched But to fine issues, nor nature never lends The smallest scruple...
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Hören, Glauben, Denken: Festschrift für Peter Knauer S.J. zur Vollendung ...

Gerhard Gäde - Theology, Doctrinal - 2005 - 414 pages
...mit der neu gewonnenen Wahrheit, mit der Perspektive auf Freiheit von den Angstgestalten des Waldes? "Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, / Not light them for themselves." Das ist eine Antwort von William Shakespeare auf diese Frage (Measure for Measure, Il,32f). Die Fackeln...
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Perspectives on Politics in Shakespeare

John Albert Murley, Sean D. Sutton - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 265 pages
...bushel, the Duke exhorts Angelo to recognize that he is morally well endowed to a purpose. He sermonizes, "Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, / Not...forth of us, 'twere all alike / As if we had them not" (I. i. 34-35). Ditto, we might say, our vices. If they are not known, if we are not held accountable...
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Infirm Glory: Shakespeare and the Renaissance Image of Man

Sukanta Chaudhuri - Didactic drama, English - 1981 - 231 pages
...stern. (II. ii. 65-6) By contrast, moral rectitude appears to imply a sterile self-centredness: . . . if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (I. i. 34-6) Angelo's rigour obviously implies a shocking lack of charity; in fact, this seems to be...
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