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" Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting endeavour in continual motion ; To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience : for so work the honey bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the Corrections and ... - Page 373
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - 1765
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New Grammar of the English Tongue

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 252 pages
...the nominative case. Thus we find in Shakespeare's Henry V., i. 2. 188 :— " So work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in Nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." Here bees is the nominative to work ; creatures is in apposition with bees, and hence is also in the...
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English Grammar, with Chapters on Composition, Versification, Paraphrasing ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 189 pages
...nominative case. Thus we fiiid in Shakespeare's Henry V., i. 2. 188 : — " So work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in Nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." Here bees is the nominative to work ; creatures is in apposition with bees, and hence is also in the...
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King Henry the Fifth: With Introduction, and Notes Explanatory and Critical ...

William Shakespeare - 1887 - 194 pages
...instead of pretty. But Shakespeare repeatedly uses pretty with the sense of Jil, aft, or suitable. P. 52. Creatures that, by a rule in Nature, teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom. — So Pope and Collier's second folio. The old text reads "The Act of Order." To teach an act is rather...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 466 pages
...Thus we find in Shakespeare's Henry V., i. 2. 188 : — • " So work the honey-bees, Creatures t!i;it by a rule in Nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." Here bees is the nominative to work ; creatures is in apposition with bees, and hence is also in the...
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A Manual of Our Mother Tongue ...

Henry Marmaduke Hewitt, George Beach - 1889 - 855 pages
...attracted into the same case 2s the Noun it explains, and is said to be in apposition to it, eg— ' So work the honey bees, — Creatures that by a rule...nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom.' — Shakespeare, Here the Noun creatures is in apposition to bees. See, however, the Apposition to...
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Principles of English Grammar: Used by the Brothers of the Christian Schools

John P. Murphy - 1890 - 260 pages
...pronoun, used to explain another noun or pronoun, is put by apposition in the same case ; as, — " So work the honey bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom. — SHAKESPEARE. 2. A phrase or a sentence may be in apposition to a noun ; as, "O let us still the...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 pages
...Know there is richest j uice in poison-flowers. Keats. TEACHERS OF MANKIND. So work the honey-bees ; Creatures, that by a rule in nature teach The art...peopled kingdom. They have a king and officers of sorts; Where some, like magistrates, correct at home; • Others, like merchants, venture trade »broad...
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A Concordance to the Plays of Shakespeare

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1891 - 495 pages
...4. 'Tis seldom when the bee doth leave the comb In the dead carrion. Ibid. So work the honey-bees, Adams Hen. vi 2. That red-tailed humble bee I spoke of. Airs Well, iv. 5. We'll follow where thou lead'st,...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature: With Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1891 - 388 pages
...case. Thus we find in Shakespeare's Henry V., i. 2. 188 :— " So work the honey-bees, Creatures t'lat by a rule in Nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." Here bees is the nominative to work ; creatures is in apposition with bees, and hence is also in the...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources ...

1893 - 658 pages
...none / May hope to keep his inward spirit Eure, / And walk without perplexity through fe. Goethe. So s a legitimate mode of government in dealing Henry Í'., i. 7. Soar not too high to fall, but stoop to rise. Fuller. Sobald du dir vertraust, sobald...
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