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" Of every hearer; for it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 269
1897
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The Rising Sun,: A Serio-comic Satiric Romance, Volume 1

Eaton Stannard Barrett - 1807
...by their deeds, that Billy Vortex, in his grave, is still our political North-Star! ! ! " So it falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, While we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why then we wreak the value ; then we find The virtue...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...maintain'd, Upon the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied and excus'd, Of every hearer : For it so falls out, That what we have we prize not...being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value ;* then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours : So will it fare...
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Twelfth-night ; Measure for measure ; Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1811
...maintain'd, Upon the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied and excus'd, Of every hearer : For it so falls out, That what we have we prize not...being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value ;a then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours : So will it fare...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...maintain'd, * Upon the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied, and excus'd, Of every hearer: for it so falls out That what we have we prize not...enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, "Why, then we ractt the value ; then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours : ...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1811
...maintam'd, Upon the iustant that she was accus'd, Shall he lamented, pitied, and excus'd, OF every hearer: for it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth. Whiles* we enjoy it ; hut heing lack'd and lost, Why, then we rackt the value ; then we find The virtue, that possession...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...maintain'd, Upon the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied and excus'd, Of every hearer : For it so falls out, That what we have we prize not...being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value ; then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours :* So will it...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - 1814 - 139 pages
...Jusques a ce qu'elle 1'ait perdue." The cow did not know the value of her tail, until she had lost it " What we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles we...being lack'd and lost, Why then we rack the value; then we find The virtue, that possession would not give us Whiles it was ours." Ne ad Aures quidem...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877
...habit." And if we look around us on the dispensation of life's blessings, weoften find that " So it falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth While we enjoy it ; but, being locked and lost, Why then we reck the value ; then we find The virtue...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1814 - 230 pages
...We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. 7. -So it falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth While we enjoy it : but being lack'd .and lost, Why then we reck the value ; then we find The virtue...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...character of the speaker. ' Her affection has its full bent' is no doubt taken from archery. B. Friar. It so falls out, That what we have we prize not to...being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value. ice rack the value ; ie We exaggerate the value. The allusion is to rack-rents. STEEV. ' Rack the value.'...
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