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" And, when love speaks, the voice of all the gods Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony. Never durst poet touch a pen to write, Until his ink were temper'd with love's sighs ; O, then his lines would ravish savage ears, And plant in tyrants mild humility.... "
THE DRAMATIC WORKS FO WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE - Page 129
1850
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Molière: A Biography

Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor - Dramatists, French - 1906 - 434 pages
...to write Until his ink were temper'd with love's sighs ; Oh, then his lines would ravish savage ear* And plant In tyrants mild humility. From women's eyes...world : Else none at all in aught proves excellent." This grouping of Moliere's plays as Italian, Gallic, time-serving, militant, and histrionic, in accordance...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1907
...heaven drowsy with the harmony. Never durst poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temper 'd with Love's sighs ; O, then his lines would ravish...fire ; They are the books, the arts, the academes, 332 the suspicions head of theft] This seems equivalent to " the head suspicious of theft." The general...
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Culture by Conversation

Robert Waters - Conversation - 1907 - 345 pages
...surpasses this. Let me quote one passage, however, which must have delighted Steele, if he ever saw it : From women's eyes this doctrine I derive: They sparkle...world ; Else none at all in aught proves excellent. Shakespeare's heroines are among the most admirable women in literature. In fact, he has, as Ruskin...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare: Being Extracts from His Prose and Verse

William Shakespeare - 1909 - 195 pages
...learn his wit to exchange the bad for better. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act II, Sc. 6. YOUTH AND POETRY FROM women's eyes this doctrine I derive: They sparkle...world, Else none at all in aught proves excellent. Love's Labour's Lost. Act IV, Sc. 3. FOR when would you, my liege, or you, or you, In leaden contemplation...
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The Aldus Shakespeare: With Copious Notes and Comments, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1909
...are thus gracefully expanded in the corrected version which has so fortunately descended to us,— "From women's eyes this doctrine I derive; They sparkle...contain, and nourish all the world; Else none at all in ought proves excellent." Love's Labor's Lost is mentioned by Tofte and Meres in 1598, and was no doubt...
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Life of Shakespeare

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Dramatists, English - 1909 - 222 pages
...are thus gracefully expanded in the corrected version which has so fortunately descended to us, — "From women's eyes this doctrine I derive; They sparkle...contain, and nourish all the world; Else none at all in ought proves excellent." Love's Labor's Lost is mentioned by Tofte and Meres in 1598, and was no doubt...
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Comedy of Love's Labour's Lost

William Shakespeare - 1910 - 173 pages
...drowsy with the harmony. / / 340 Never durst poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temper'd with Love's sighs; O, then his lines would ravish...excellent. Then fools you were these women to forswear, a* Or keeping what is sworn, you will prove fools. For wisdom's sake, a word that all men love, 5 Or...
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Works ...

William Shakespeare - 1910
...Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. Never durst poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temper'd with Love's sighs ; O, then his lines would ravish...fire ; They are the books, the arts, the academes, 350 That show, contain, and nourish all the world, Else none at all in aught proves excellent. Then...
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The Complete Dramatic and Poetic Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1906 - 1237 pages
...ravish savage ears And plant in tyrants mild humility. From women's eyes this doctrine I derive : s» h me ? Beseech your Highness, не My women may be...When you shall know your mistress Has deserv'd pris yon were these women to forswear, M» Or keeping what is sworn, yon will prove fools. For wisdom's...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1880 - 1097 pages
...ravish savage ears And plant in tyrants mild humility. From women's eyes this doctrine I derive: 350 They sparkle still the right Promethean fire; They...fools you were these women to forswear, Or keeping whit is sworn, you will prove fools. For wisdom's sake, a word that all men love, Or for love's sake,...
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