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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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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...confident, and more easily moved by admonition. drown our gain in tears ! The great dignity that his valor hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered...not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. — Enter a Servant. How now ? where's your master ? Serv. He met the duke...
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The Tin Trumpet: Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish. To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1836
...and soul retain their alliance, their joint offspring will ever bear a likeness to either parent. " The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by onr virtues." To begin with the latter; — what we call patriotism, is often a blind...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1836
...other times, wo drown our gain in tears! The great dignity, that li- valour hath here acquired for mm, speare( DO proud, if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cheriehM by...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1836 - 295 pages
...and soul retain their alliance, their joint offspring will ever bear a likeness to either parent. " The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped tli em not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues." To begin with...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...severe, that it consecrates to eternity or consigns to infamy. — Roger Coke. 765. Life Chequered. — 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. — Shakspeare. 766. Physic is of little use to a temperate person; for a...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...Lord. And how mightily, some other times, we drown our gain in tears ! The great dignity, that his his han 1 oar faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues....
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 15

Fashion
...temperament. What is more true, or more justly descriptive of human nature, than this passage of Shakspeare? " 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." The marked anxiety of Francisco produced a similar sensation in the bosom...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 37

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 240 pages
...First Lord in act 4, in which moral categories are presented in irascible- concupiscible phrasing: '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 despair if they were not cherish' d by our virtues' (4.3.68-71)....
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New Theatre Quarterly 34: Volume 9, Part 2

Clive Barker, Simon Trussler - Drama - 1993 - 96 pages
...ourselves and our nature. In All's Well that Ends Well, Shakespeare says, 'the web of our lives is a mingled yarn, good and ill together. Our virtues...not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.' Again, it seemed obvious to me that if this was one of the central tenets...
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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - Drama - 1995 - 197 pages
...nobility, in his proper stream o'erflows himself. 1v, iii, 18-24 And later in the same scene: FIRST LORD. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...together; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. 1v, iii,...
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