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" Pray can I not, Though inclination be as sharp as will : My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. What if this cursed hand Were thicker than itself... "
Plays of Shakespeare: Selected and Prepared for Use in Schools - Page 585
by William Shakespeare - 1877 - 636 pages
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Hamlet. Titus Andronicus

William Shakespeare - 1788
...I not, • ,j Though inclination be as sharp as will ; My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent ; And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I' shall first begin, And both negleft. What if this cursed hand 650 Were thicker than itself with brother's blood ? Is there not...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...I cannot : Though inclination be as sharp as 'twill , My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent { And like a man to double business bound , I stand...brother's blood ? Is there not rain enough in the sweet heav'ns To wash it white as snow? Whereto serves mercy^ But to confront the visage of 'offence ? And...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Elocution - 1804 - 291 pages
...cannot; Though sore my need of what the guilty pray for; My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand...And both neglect.— -* What, if this cursed hand Where thicker than itself with brother's blood, Is there not rain enough in the sweet heav'ns > To...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing. An Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1804 - 291 pages
...^ofh°PeWhere thicker than itself with brother's blood, Is there not rain enough in the sweet heav'ns To wash it -white as sno-w ; Whereto serves mercy, But to confront the visage of offence f And what's in prayer, but this two-fold force, -f To bt forestall' d, ere yet we come to fall, Or...
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Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, and Explanatory, Upon the Plays of ..., Volume 2

E. H. Seymour - 1805
...would rather die than not drink, yet he would fain drink for all that, too. " LORD CHEDWORTH. 228. " What if this cursed hand " Were thicker than itself...enough in the sweet heavens, " To wash it white as snow ?" A similar thought occurs in Macbeth : " Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood " Clean from...
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Remarks critical, conjectural, and explanatory, upon ..., Volume 2; Volume 23

E H. Seymour - 1805
...would rather die than not drink, yet he would fain drink for all that, too." LORD CHEDWORTH. 228. " What if this cursed hand " Were thicker than itself...not rain enough in the sweet heavens, " To wash it while as snow .*"" A similar thought occurs in Macbeth : " Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...defeats my strong intent ; And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where 1 shall lirst begin, And both neglect. What if this cursed hand...blood ? Is there not rain enough in the sweet heavens, '1 о wash it white as snow ? Whereto serves mercy, But to confront the visage of offence? And what's...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...as sharp as 'twill, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent ; And like a man to double buitmes* bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. What if this cursed band Were thicker than itself with brother's blood ? Is there not- rain enough in the sweet heav'ns...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Pray can I not, Though inclination be as sharp as will;s My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent; And, like a man to double business bound, I stand...hand Were thicker than itself with brother's blood? Is^there not rain enough in the sweet heavens, To wash it white as snow? Whereto serves mercy, But...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...And both neglect. What if this cursed hand Were thicker than itself with brother's blood? Is^there not rain enough in the sweet heavens, To wash it white...mercy, But to confront the visage of offence ? And what 's in prayer, but this two-fold force,— To be forestalled, ere we come to fall, Or pardon'd,...
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