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" We must not make a scare-crow of the law. Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 21
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1733
...well as a Scare-crow. To fome fuch Figure our Author again alludes in Meafure for Mea/ure. We mujl not make a Scare-crow of the Law, Setting it up to...the Birds of Prey, And let it keep one Shape, till Cujlom make it Their Perch, and not their Terror. But Be aumont and Fletcher in their Bonduca\a.ve...
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The plays of Shakespeare, from the text of S. Johnson, with the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1771
...fcare-crow of the law. Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one (hape, 'till cnftom make it Their perch, and not their terror. EsCAL....us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruife to death. Alas ! this gentleman, Whom l would fave, had a moft noble father; Let but your honour...
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare - 1788
...II. SCENE f. ANCELO'S Haust. Enter ANCELO, ESCALUS, a Justice, Provost, and Attendants. Angela. \Vt must not make a scare-crow of the law ; Setting it...custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. t'.scal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death : Alas...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1793
...terrijj* So, in The Merchant of Venice: " this afpeft of mine CO And let it keep one ftiape, till cuftom make it Their perch, and not their terror. ESCAL....us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruife to death : 9 Alas ! this gentleman, Whom I would fave, had a moft. noble father. Let but your...
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1797
...fcare-crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one fhape, till cuftom make it Their perch, and not their terror, ESCAL....us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruife to death : Alas ! this gentleman, Whom I would fave, had a moft noble father. Let but your honour...
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“The” Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1804
...must not make a scare- crow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of preyr And let it lieeji one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not...• * Whom I would save, had a most noble father; J^et but your Honour fcnon-, (Whom I believe to be most strait in virtue,) That, in the working of...
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A Satirical View of London; Or, A Descriptive Sketch of the English ...

John Corry - 1804 - 214 pages
...building a house far the purpose of residence. LAWYERS. We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Si-ttiihg it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one...till custom make it Their perch and not their terror. SHAKESFEABZ. AMONG the various sciences, jurisprudence is entitled to a conspicuous place.' The complexity...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Hall in Angelo's House. er ANGELO, ESCALUS, a Justice, Provost, Officers, and other Attendants. -sing. We must not make a scare-crow of the law Setting it...custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Escal. Ay, but yet Than fall, and bruise to death: Alas! this...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...I'll not march through Coventry with them, that 's flat, Sfrakspcare, We must not make a scaricroto of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey,...let it keep one shape, 'till custom make it Their pearch, and not their terrour. Siaisf. Many of those great guns, wanting powder and shot, stood but...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...a Juttice, Provost', and Attendants. must not make a scare-crow of the law; Setting it up to fear 2 the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till...not their terror. Escal. Ay, but yet Let us be keen, aud rather cut a little, Thanfal^andbruisetodeath: Alas! this gentleman, Whom I would save, had a most...
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