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If broken then, it is nu fault of mine; If by me broke, what fool is not so wise, To lose an oath to win a paradise ?
On a day, (alack the day!)
THE POWER OF LOVE.
But lore, first learned in a lady's eyes, Lives not alone immured in the brain; But with the motion of all elements, Courses as swist as thought in every power; And gives to every power a double power, Above their functions and their offices. It adds a precious seeing to the eye; A lover's eyes will gaze an eagle blind; A lover's ear will hear the lowest sound, When the suspicious head of thest is stoppid; Love's feeling is more soft, and sensible, Than are the tender horns of cockled snails; Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste: For valour, is not love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides)
Subtle as sphinx, as sweet and musical,
JEST AND JESTER.
Your task shall be With all the fierce* endeavour of your wit, To enforce the pained impotent to smile. Biron. To move wild laughter in the throat of
death? It cannot be; it is impossible: Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.
Ros. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spiri; Whose infiuence is begot of that loose grace, Which shallow laughing bearers give to fools: A jest’s porosperity lies in the ear oi him that hears it, never in the tongue Or him that makes it.
Spring. When daisies pied, and viole's blue,
And lady-smocks all silver-white,
Do paint the meadows with delight,
Cuckoo, cuckoo,-0 word of fear,
When shepherds pipe on oaten straws,
And merry larks are ploughmen's clocks,
And maidens bleach their summer smocks,
Winter. When icicles hang by the wall,
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail,
And milk comes frozen home in pail,
When all aloud the wind doth blow,
And coughing drowns the parson's saw
And Marian's nose looks red and raw,
MEASURE FOR MEASURE.
VIRTUE GIVEN TO BE EXERTED,
HEAVEN doth with us, as we with torches do; Not light them for themselves: for if our virtues * Cool.
Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike
THE CONSEQUENCE OF LIBERTY INDULGED.
ELOQUENCE AND BEAUTY,
PARDON THE SANCTION OF WICKEDNESS.
A SEVERE GOVERNOR.
Lord Angelo is precise;
f Interest. # Voraciously devour
$ Proinpt U On his defence
THE PRAYERS OF MAIDENS EFFECTUAL.
Go to lord Angelo, And let him learn to know, when maidens sue, Men give like gods; but when they weep and kneel, All their petitions are as freely theirs As they themselves would owe* them
ALL MEN FRAIL.
Let but your honour know,t (Whom I believe to be most strait in virtue,) That, in the working of your own affections, Had time coherdt with place, or place with wishing, Or that the resolute acting of your
blood Could have attained the effect of your own purpose, Whether you had not some time in your life Err'd in this point which now you censure him, And pull’d the law upon you.
THE FAULTS OF OTHERS NO JUSTIFICATION OF
Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus, Another thing to fall. I not deny, The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, May, in the sworn twelve, have a thief or two Guiltier than him they try: What's open made to
justice, That justice seizes. What know the laws, That thieves do pass on thieves? 'Tis very preg.
may not so extenuate his offence,
Suited. § Pass judgment. || Plain.
T Because. ** Sentence.