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" Rightly to be great Is, not to stir without great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw When honour's at the stake. "
Plays of Shakespeare: Selected and Prepared for Use in Schools - Page 600
by William Shakespeare - 1877 - 636 pages
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805
...discourse,]. Such latitude of comprehension, such power of reviewing the past, and anticipating the future. Makes mouths at the invisible event; Exposing what...Rightly to be great, Is, not to stir without great argument;*9 But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the stake. How stand I then, That...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1805
...discourse,] Such latitude of comprehension, such power of reviewing the past, and anticipating the future. Makes mouths at the invisible event; Exposing what...Rightly to be great, Is, not to stir without great argument;9 But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the stake. How stand I then, That...
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Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, and Explanatory, Upon the Plays of ..., Volume 2

E. H. Seymour - 1805
...prime of life, the time at which he ought to exert his faculties to the best advantage and profit. " - Rightly to be great, " Is, not to stir without great...argument ; " But greatly to find quarrel in a straw" L e. Magnanimously to find quarrel, &c. A kindred sentiment we find in the First Part of K. Henry IV....
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1807
...such mass, and charge, Led by a delicate and tender prince ; Whose spirit, with divine ambition pufFd, Makes mouths at the invisible event ; Exposing what...greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the shake. How stand I then, That have a father kill'd, a mother stain'd, Excitements of my reason, and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...such mass, and charge, Led by a delicate and tender prince ; Whose spirit, with divine ambition puft, Makes mouths at the invisible event; Exposing what...argument ; But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour 's at the stake. How stand I then, That have a father kill'd, a mother stain'd, Excitements...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...such mass, and charge, Led by a delicate" and tender prince ; Whose spirit, with divine ambition puft, lind quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the stake. How stand I then That have a father kill'd, a...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...craven scruple — 3 Some cowardly scruple. See Vol. VI, p. 68, n. 7. Malone. So, in Xing Henry VI, PI: Exposing what is mortal, and unsure, To all that fortune,...Rightly to be great, Is, not to stir without great argument;6 But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour 's at the stake. How stand I then, That...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...scruple — ] Some cowardly scruple. See Vol. VI, p. 68, n. 7. Malone. So, in Xing Henry VI, P. I : Exposing what is mortal, and unsure, To all that fortune,...Rightly to be great, Is, not to stir without great argument;s But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour 's at the stake. How stand I then, That...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1809
...scruple — ] Some cowardly scruple. See Vol. VI, p. 68, r.. 7. Malone. So, in King Henry VI, P. I : Exposing what is mortal, and unsure, To all that fortune,...and danger, dare, Even for an egg-shell. Rightly to he great, Is, not to stir without great argument;6 But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello. Glossarial index

William Shakespeare - 1811
...reviewing the past, and anticipating the future. s • some craven scruple— ] Some cowardly scruple. Makes mouths at the invisible event ; Exposing what...Rightly to be great, .• Is, not to stir without great argument;9 But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honour's at the stake. How stand I then, That...
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