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" As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done : perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright : to have done is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare - Page 65
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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The Language of Flowers: The Floral Offering: a Token of Affection and ...

Henrietta Dumont - 1852 - 300 pages
...sky. Park Benjamin. The thrifty Thyme a home can find, Where smiles the sun, and breathes the wind. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait...sons, That one by one pursue : if you give way, Or edge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost....
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852
...rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For Honour travels in a strait so narrow, That one but goes abreast ; keep then the path, For Emulation...hedge aside from the direct forth-right, Like to an entered lide they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ; Or, like a gallant horse fall' n in first rank,...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852
...rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For Honour travels in a strait so narrow, That one but goes abreast ; keep then the path, For Emulation...; if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct fonh-right, Like to an entered tide they all rush by, "Ulytset. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his...
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Reuben Medlicott; Or, The Coming Man

Marmion Wilme Savage - 1852 - 443 pages
...honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast. Keep the path, For emulation has a thousand sons That one by one pursue : if you give...hedge aside from the direct forthright^ Like to an entered tide they all rush by, And leave you hindmost." Reuben, to whom the worts of the great dramatist...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
...Ulyss. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion ; A great-sized monster of ingratitudes : Those scraps are good deeds...sons, That one by one pursue : if you give way, Or edge3 aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - 1853
...forgot as soon As done. Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright : to have done, is to hang 3uite out of fashion, like a rusty mail, In monumental mockery....hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entcr'd tide, they 11 rush by, And leave you hindmost. Or, like a gallant horse, fall'n in first...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
...the perfectest herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much. MA ii. 1. EMULATION. For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one...hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost : Or, like a gallant horse fallen in first...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Dramatic and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...to hang Quite out of fashion, like a trusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; Fur akespeare hedue aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enler'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 166, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...Take the instant way: For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep theu the path ; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That...hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ; Or, like a gallant horse fallen in first...
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National Education

George William Rusden - 1853 - 365 pages
...leisure for mental cultivation, a matter of far greater difficulty now than in the seventeenth century. For Emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one...; if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthiight, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost. Worldly intricacies...
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