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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... "
The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ... - Page 264
1806 - 380 pages
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Tempest ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for ...

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - 1709 - 1058 pages
...thy Virtues; they on thee: Heav'n doth with us, as we with Torches do, Not light them for themfelves: For if our Virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine I flues; nor Nature never lends The fmalleft Scruple of her Excellence, But like a thrifty Goddefs,...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - 1718 - 394 pages
...li. Virtue muft be f een. Heav'n doth with us, as we with Torches do, Not light them for themfelves : For if our Virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine Iiiues ; nor Nature never lends The (mailed Scruple of her Excellence, But like a thrifty Goddcfs,...
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1733 - 600 pages
...intermediate part of tlie Sentence. Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues (i) Did no: go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iflues : nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty Goddefs,...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

William Oldys - 1740 - 326 pages
...virtues ; they on thee : Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine I flues ; nor nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thirfty Goddefs,...
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The Works of Shakespear: Tempest ; Midsummer night's dream ; Two gentlemen ...

William Shakespeare - 1747 - 576 pages
...virtues ; they on thee. Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : 3 for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine ifiues : nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty Goddefs,...
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The tempest. A midsummer-night's dream. The two gentleman of Verona. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1747 - 550 pages
...virtues -, they on thee. Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : 3 for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine ififues : nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty Goddefs,...
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The tempest. A midsummer-night's dream. The two gentlemen of Verona. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1762 - 460 pages
...virtues ; they on thee. Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'st, ]!ut to fine ifliies : nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, : ......
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1768 - 676 pages
...virtues ; them on thee. . "Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, ISIot light them for themfelves: for if our virtues* Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iffues j nor Nature never lends * The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty Goddefs,...
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The plays of Shakespeare, from the text of S. Johnson, with the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1771 - 514 pages
...thee. Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfel^ : for if our rirtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iffues ; nor nature never lends The finalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddefs,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare. In Ten Volumes: Measure for measure ...

William Shakespeare - 1773 - 494 pages
...virtues ; them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iffues : ' nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddefs,...
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