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" Why, look you now, how unworthy a thing you make of me. You would play upon me; you would seem to know my stops; you would pluck out the heart of my mystery; you... "
Some Observations on the Mental State of the Blind, and Deaf, and Dumb ... - Page 41
by Richard Fowler - 1843 - 100 pages
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Lectures on Poetry and General Literature: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 394 pages
...— " 'Tis as easy as lying," retorts the satirical prince; "govern these ventages with your fingers and thumb ; give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music : look ye, these are the stops." — " But these cannot I command to any utterance of harmony ; I have...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...know no touch of it, my lord. Ham. 'Tis as easy as lying : govern these ventages, with your fingers and thumb, give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music. Look you, these are the stops. Ros. But these cannot I command to any utterance of harmony; I have...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836
...know no touch of it, my lord. Ham. 'Tis as easy as lying : govern these ventages 9 with your fingers and thumb, give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music. Look you, these are the stops. Guil. But these cannot I command to any utterance of harmony ; I have...
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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...know no touch of it, my lord. Ham. 'Tis as easy as lying : govern these ventages ' with your fingers and thumb, give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent musick. Look you, these are the stops. Guil. But these cannot I command to any utterance of harmony...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural ..., Volume 5

Edward Mammatt - Art - 1836
...acquirements must have been very limited, was, notwithstanding, a profound English linguist. What a just and thumb : give it breath with your mouth and it will discourse most eloquentmusic : look you, these are the stops.' — ' But these cannot I command to any utterance of...
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Treatise on Physical Education: Specially Adapted to Young Ladies

Antoine Martin Bureaud-Riofrey - Physical education and training - 1838 - 574 pages
...instrument that we must know ere we can draw sounds from it. In vain, should we say, with Hamlet, — " Govern these ventages with your finger and thumb....breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most excellent music." The reply would probably be, like that of Guildernstein, — " 1 have not the skill."...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1838 - 324 pages
..." "Tis as easy as lying," retorts the satirical prince ; " govern these ventages with your fingers and thumb; give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent ; look ye, these are the stops." — "But these cannot I command to any utterance of harmony ; I have...
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Short-hand for the people: a comprehensive system of stenography. To which ...

S W. Leonard - 1838
...like Hamlet's pipe. But when Hamlet shows the stops, and says,—" place your fingers thus,—give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music;" if the courtier answer, " I know no touch of it, my Lord; I have not the skill;" why then, certes,...
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Speeches on Special Occasions

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1839
...As Hamlet says of the recorder : " 'Tis as easy as lying ; govern these ventages with your fingers and thumb, give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music. Look you, these are the stops." The truth is, the character of an individual may be, and often is,...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...know no touch of it, my lord. Ham. 'Tis as easy as lying : govern these ventages, with your fingers and thumb, give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music. Look you, these are the stops. Ros. But these cannot I command to any utterance of harmony ; I have...
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