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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 352
1872
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The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated

Mrs. Griffith (Elizabeth) - 1775 - 528 pages
...The needful biti and curbs for head-ftrong deeds ; Which for thefe nineteen years we have let flecp ; Even like an o'er-grown lion in a cave, That goes not out to prey. Now, ..- tbnd fathers, Having bound up the threatening twigs of birch, Only to flick it in their childrens...
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Shakspeare's Measure for measure: a comedy

William Shakespeare, John Philip Kemble - 1803 - 68 pages
...And so it is rcceiv'd. Now, pious sir. You will demand of me, why I do this ? Peler. Gladly, my lord. Duke. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws,...needful bits and curbs to headstrong steeds,) Which for these fourteen years we have let sleep : Now, as (fond fathers Having bound up the threatening...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...And so it is receiv'd : Now, pious sir, You will demand of me, why I do this ? Fri. Gladly, my lord. Duke. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws, (The needful bits and curbs for head-strong steeds) Which for these fourteen years we have let sleep ; Even like an o'er-grown...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...contempt. 9 the life remov'd;] ie a life of retirement. ' witless bravery ] Bravery, or showy dress. Duke. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws, (The needful bits and curbs for head-strong steeds,) Which for these fourteen years we have let sleep ; Even like an o'er-grown...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...And so it is receiv'd : Now, pious sir, You will demand of me, why I do this ? Fri. Gladly, my lord. Duke. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws, (The needful bits and curbs for head-strong steed*,) Which for these fourteen years we have let sleep 9 ; Even like an o'er-grown...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1807
...it in the common ear, And so it is receiVd : Now, pious sir, You will demand of me, why I do this ? Duke. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws, (The needful bits and curbs for head-strong steeds) Which for these fourteen years we have let sleep ; Even like an o'er-gro\vn...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...statutes, and most biting The needful bits and curbs for head-strong steeds) Which for these nineteen vears we have let sleep ; Even like an o'er-grown lion in a cave, lliat goes not out to prey : Now, as fond fathers Having bound up the ihrcal'ning twigs of birch, 3nly...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...And so it is receiv'd. Now, pious sir. You will demand of me, why I do this ? Peter. Gladly, my lord. Duke. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws,...needful bits and curbs to headstrong steeds,) Which for these fourteen years' we have let sleep : Now, as (fond fathers Having bound up the threatening...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...receiv'd. Now, pious sir, You will demand of me, why I do this ? Peter. Gladly, my lord. Dulse. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws, (The...needful bits and curbs to headstrong steeds,) Which for these fourteen years we have let sleep : Now, as (fond fathers Having bound up the threatening...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - 1809 - 315 pages
...that of the laws of Vienna, as represented by Duke Vincentio, in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. We have strict statutes, and most biting laws, The needful bits and curbs for headstrong steeds, Which for these MANY years we have let sleep,' Ev'n like an o'ergrown lion in...
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