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" Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind ; And therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 12
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...eyes, So I, admiring of his qualities. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted Mind. Nor hath love's mind of any judgment taste ; Wings, and no eyes, figure...
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La Musa Madrigalesca: Or, A Collection of Madrigals, Ballets, Roundelays ...

Thomas Oliphant - Ballads, English - 1837 - 338 pages
...lovers are blind." — Burtons Anat. of Melancholy. Shakspeare thus accounts for Cupid's blindness : " Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, " And therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind." XVII. The greedy Hawk with sudden sight of lure, Doth stoop in hope to have her wished prey ; So many...
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The Eclectic Journal of Medicine ...

1838
...every reader of the ' Midsummer Night's Dream.' Apropos, when, in the same piece, the poet says — " Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind ; And therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind," we are reminded of the creed in pagan mythology which supposed a transfer of the sense of vision doubtless...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 60

Literature - 1866
...eyes, So I, admiring of his qualities. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the inind§ — to which that which it thinks good, is good ; and is loved accordingly. "DP other Shakspearean...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...flying what pursues. 3— ii. 2. 284 Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes,...painted blind ; Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste ; Wings, and no eyes, figure unheedy haste : And therefore is Love said to be a child, Because...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...eyes, So I, admiring of his qualities. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to air, As doubtful thoughts, and rash-embrac'd despair....jealousy. 0 love, be moderate, allay thy ecstacy, taste ; Wings, and no eyes, figure unheedy haste : And therefore is love said to be a child, Because...
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The Pilgrims of the Thames: In Search of the National

Pierce Egan - London (England) - 1838 - 375 pages
...for the amiable Miss Rutherford : — Things base and vile, holding no quantity, LOVE can transpose to form and dignity : LOVE looks not with the eyes,...painted blind. Nor hath love's mind of any judgment taste, Wings, and no eyes, figure unheedy haste : And therefore is Love said to be a child, Because...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...flying what pursues. 3— ii. 2. 284 Things base and vile, holding no Quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes,...painted blind ; Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste ; Wings, and no eyes, figure unheedy haste : And therefore is Love said to be a child, Because...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on ...

Francis Douce - Clowns in literature - 1839 - 631 pages
...line is not in the French original. Shakspeare himself has well accounted for Cupid's blindness: " Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind." MN Dream, Act I. Scene 1. SCENE 1. Page 240. BIRON. And I to be a corporal of the field. Dr. Farmer's...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...eyes, So I, admiring of his qualities. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath love's mind of any judgment taste ; Wings, and no eyes, figure...
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