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The weariest and most loathed worldly life
Measure for Measure. Act iii. Sc. 1.
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. Ibid.
O, what may man within him hide,
Though angel on the outward side! Act iii. Se, 2.
Take, O, take those lips away,
That so sweetly were forsworn;
Lights that do mislead the morn:
Act iv. Se. 1.
Every true man's apparel fits your thief. Act iv. Se. 2.
A forted residence 'gainst the tooth of time
And razure of oblivion. Act v. Sc. 1.
Truth is truth To the end of reckoning. Ibid.
My business in this state Made me a looker on here in Vienna. Ibid.
They say, hest men are moulded out of faults ;
And, for the most, become much more the better
For being a little bad. Ibid.
1 This song occurs in Act v. Sc. 2, of Beaumont and Fletcher's
Are of those that April wears
What's mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.
Measure for Measure. Act v. Sc. 1.
The pleasing punishment that women hear.
The Comedy of Errors. Act i. Se. 1.
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity. Act ii. Se. l. Every why hath a wherefore. Act ii. Se. 2.
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
Act iii. Se. 1.
One Pinch, a hungry lean-faeed villain,
A mere anatomy. Act v. Se. 1.
A needy, hollow-eyed, sharp-looking wretch,
A living-dead man. feid.
He hath indeed better hettered expectation.
Much Ado about Nothing. Act i. Se. 1.
A very valiant treneher-man. lhid.
There 's a skirmish of wit between them. lhid.
The gentleman is not in your hooks. lhid.
Shall I never see a bachelor of threescore again? lhid.
Benediek the married man. lhid.
As merry as the day is long. Aet ii. Sc. 1.
Speak low if you speak love. lhid.
Friendship is eonstant in all other things
Save in the office and affairs of love:
Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues;
Let every eye negotiate for itself
And trust no agent. 1hid.
Silence is the perfeetest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much. ihid. Lie ten nights awake, carving the fashion of a new
doublet. Much Ado about Nothing. Act ii. Sc. 3.
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
Men were deeeivers ever,
To one thing constant never. feid.
Sits the wind in that corner ? Ibid.
Shall quips and sentences and these paper bullets of the brain awe a man from the career of his humour? No, the world must be peopled. When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married. feid.
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.
Act iii. Se. 1.
Every one can master a grief but he that has it.
Act iii. Be. 2. Are you good men and true? Act iii. Se. 3.
To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature. Ibid.
The most senseless and fit man. ihid.
You shall comprehend all vagrom men. Ibid.
2 Watch. How if a' will not stand?
Dogh. Why, then, take no note of him, but let him go; and presently call the rest of the watch together and thank God you are rid of a knave. mu.
is most tolerable, and not to be endured. Ibid.
I know that Deformed. ihid.
The fashion wears out more apparel than the man. lhid.
I thank God I am as honest as any man living that is an old man and no honester than 1.
Much Ado about Nothing. Act iii. Se. 3.
Comparisons are odorous. Act iii. Se. 5.
If I were as tedious as a king, I could find it in my heart to bestow it all of your worship. ihid.
A good old man, sir; he will be talking: as they say, When the age is in, the wit is out. 1hid.
O, what men dare do! what men may do! what men daily do, not knowing what they do! Act iv. Sc. 1.
O, what authority and show of truth
Can cunning sin cover itself withal! lhid.
I never tempted her with word too large;
But, as a brother to his sister, showed
Bashful sincerity and eomely love. Ibid.
I have marked A thousand blushing apparitions To start into her face, a thousand innocent shames In angel whiteness beat away those blushes. Ihid.
For it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles we enjoy it, but being lacked and lost, Why, then we rack the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours. lhid.
The idea of her life shall sweetly creep
Into his study of imagination,
And every lovely organ of her life
Shall eome apparelled in more precious habit,
More moving-delieate and full of life,
Into the eye and prospect of his soul. Ibid.
Masters, it is proved already that you are little better than false knaves; and it will go near to be thought so shortly. Much Ado about Nothing. Act iv. Sc. 2.
The eftest way. Ibid.
Flat burglary as ever was eommitted. Ibid.
Condemned into everlasting redemption. Ibid.
O that he were here to write me down an ass! ihid.
A fellow that hath had losses, and one that hath two gowns and everything handsome about him. Ibid.
Patch grief with proverbs. Act v. Sc. 1.
Men Can counsel and speak comfort to that grief Which they themselves not feel. lhid
Charm ache with air and agony with words. lhid.
'T is all men's office to speak patience To those that wring under the load of sorrow, But no man 's virtue nor sufficiency To be so moral when he shall endure The like himself. Ibid.
For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently. lhid.
Some of us will smart for it. Ibid
I was not born under a rhyming planet. Act v. Se. B.
Done to death by slanderous tongues. Act v. Sc. 3.
Or, having sworn too hard a keeping oath,
Lore's Lahour 's Lost. Aet i. Sc. 1.
Light seeking light doth light of light beguile. Ibid.