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" The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together : our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 177
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 pages
...moral observation, stressing the inevitable mixture in the human makeup of good and bad qualities: The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. (4.3.74-7) It is no accident that this compassionate comment on Bertram is...
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Writing Educational Biography: Explorations in Qualitative Research

Craig Alan Kridel - Education - 1998 - 304 pages
...common. Both are narratives, and both face the challenge of untangling, telling and emplotting a life: The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. (Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well, IV. iii. 83) Both require the creation...
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All's Well that Ends Well

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 245 pages
...his valour hath here acquired for him shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. 70 FIRST LORD The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. Our virtues would be proud if 42 higher farther (?); compare Merry 50 sanctimony personal holiness Wives 5.5.104, and 2.1.208 above....
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All's Well that Ends Well

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 113 pages
...agencies results from the double character of human nature itself: as the younger Dumaine also observes, "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues" (IV.3. 70-73). Throughout the play we are confronted with the compound quality...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...post-ibseniana, Helena no se ríe mucho, y por lo tanto no es muy shawiana. Es sin duda formidable, un sí es 5. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...together; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would dispair if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. [IV.iii....
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...virtue none, It is a dropsied honour. Good alone Is good without a name King — All's Well II.iii The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. First Lord — All's Well IV.iii Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful....
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The Rake: Lessons in Love

Suzanne Enoch - Fiction - 2009 - 384 pages
...written beneath it. "Oh, my," she breathed. This was becoming very complicated, indeed. Chapter 15 The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. —All's Welt That Ends Well, Act IV. Scene iii Georgiana liked to ride early...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 324 pages
...callous attitude of the conventional code. Such is our study of Bertram. As one of the Lords says : The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. (iv. iii. 83) IV Helena possesses those old-world qualities of simplicity,...
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All's Well that Ends Well: All's Well, that Ends Well : the First Folio of ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 233 pages
...that his valour hath here acquired for him shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. Lord G The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. Enter a [SERVANT as] messenger How now? Where's your master? All's Well that...
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A History of Shakespeare on Screen: A Century of Film and Television

Kenneth S. Rothwell - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 380 pages
...up Shakespeare's gift for articulating the tangled skein of human experience, its daily grubbiness: "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...together: our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipt them not, and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues" (4.3.71)....
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