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" There is a history in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceased ; The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasure'd.... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators - Page 215
by William Shakespeare - 1806
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
...thought in Henry IV. p. 2. which is the best comment on this passage. " There is a history in all mens' lives, " Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd...main chance of things " As yet not come to life," &c. STEEVENS. Line 36. -for if our virtues, &c.] Paulum sepnltu distat inertia Celata virtus HOR. 40....
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...all men's lives, Figuring^ the nature of the times deceas'd ; The which oteerv'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet...in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Sbaksp. AIR. n. J- {air, Fr. aer, Lilt.] I. The element encompassing the terraqueous globe. If I were...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1807
...he follow it, The time will come, that foul sin, gathering head, Shall break into corruption:—so went on, Foretelling this same time's condition, And...brood of time; And, by the necessary form of this, 2 King Richard might create a perfect guess, That great Northumberland, then false to him, Would, of...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1807
...he follow it, The time will come-, that foul sin, gathering head, Shall break into corrufition : — so went on, Foretelling this same time's condition,...may prophecy, With a near aim, of the main chance of tliings As yet not come to life ; which in their seeds, And weak beginnings, lie intreasured. Such...
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The Bioscope, Or Dial of Life, Explained: To which is Added, a Translation ...

Granville Penn - 1812 - 311 pages
...in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of tiroes deceased. The which observ'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet...life ; which in their seeds, And weak beginnings, lie in treasured. 84. Here then, as a Remembrancer, the Pioscope will have a very active ofl^ce to fulfil;...
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The Bioscope, Or Dial of Life: Explained. To which is Added, a Translation ...

Granville Penn - 1814 - 309 pages
...all men's livei, Figuring the nature of the times deceased. The which observ'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet...their seeds, And weak beginnings, lie intreasured. 81. Here then, as a Remembrancer, the Bioscope will have a very active office to fulfil; and various...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1814
...all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd : The which observ'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet...life; which in their seeds, And weak beginnings, lie intrcasnred. Such things become the hatch and brood of time ; And, by the necessary form of this, King...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 17

William Shakespeare - 1821
...crown. See King Richard II. Act IV. Sc. I. : ' In God's name, I'll ascend the regal throne." MALONE. That I and greatness were compell'd to kiss : The...brood of time ; And, by the necessary form of this 4, King Richard might create a perfect guess, That great Northumberland, then false to him, Would,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1821
...has the same thought in Henry IV. Part II. which affords some comment on this passage before us : " There is a history in all men's lives, " Figuring...main chance of things " As yet not come to life," &c. STEEVENS. On considering this passage, I am induced to think that the words character and history...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 17

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd : The which observ'd, a man may prophecy, With a near aiin9 of the main chance of things As yet not come to life...brood of time ; And, by the necessary form of this 4, King Richard might create a perfect guess, That great Northumberland, then false to him, Would,...
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