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" That to the observer doth thy history Fully unfold. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues... "
Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ... - Page 138
by Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 pages
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, with Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper,* as to wasto Thyself upon thy virtues^ them on ihee. Made love to Ncdar's daughter, Helena, And won her soul ; and she, sweet lady, dotes, D virtuel Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike Aa if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touchM,...
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Measure for Measure

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 106 pages
...doth thy history Fully unfold. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper as to waste 30 Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth...them not. Spirits are not finely touched But to fine issues;3 nor Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence But, like a thrifty goddess,...
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Women and Spirituality

Carol Ochs - 1997 - 178 pages
...the mother suggests that true worship is not to give thanks but to do thanks to pass on the gift. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper...go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.13 Beyond Images Beyond the image of the mother, is there anything that can aid us on the way that...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...Angelo's reputation for strict morality, then offers a lengthy address on the nature of goodness: ... for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (I, i, 33-35) In other words, good intentions are not enough. Good actions are the test of a human...
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Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare

Harry Berger, Peter Erickson - 1997 - 487 pages
...unfolded character expressed in the immediately preceding lines: Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine so proper as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (1.1.29-35) If Angelo hasn't yet published his virtues, what is the content of his already unfolded...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - 1997 - 403 pages
...first givers. (3.3.95-7) Here, the Duke tells Angelo that his virtues must be set to work: Heaven does with us as we with torches do, Not light them for...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (1.1.32-5) It is a thematic statement whose sexual resonances are explored in the first seventeen of...
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The British Idealists

Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations David Boucher - 1997 - 304 pages
...man, but something above it and beyond it. And further, again, the good will is presented as one i Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves: for if our...
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Shakespearean Power and Punishment: A Volume of Essays

Gillian Murray Kendall - 1998 - 219 pages
...remarks make the practices of heaven in this regard seem suspiciously congruent with those of nature: Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd But to fine issues; nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence But, like...
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Adaptations of Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology of Plays from the ...

Daniel Fischlin, Mark Fortier - 2000 - 320 pages
...Angelo, There is a kind of character in thy life That to th'observer doth thy history Fully unfold. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper...touched But to fine issues, nor Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence But, like a thrifty goddess, she determines Herself the glory...
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Romance and Reformation: The Erasmian Spirit of Shakespeare's Measure for ...

Robert B. Bennett - 2000 - 189 pages
...nature of Nature, speaking of her in personified terms, as a cognitive, intentional, divine force: Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But like a thrifty goddess, she determines...
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