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" Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 343
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 452 pages
...part ; to have so mucn to do To bring him in l O. iii. 3. REPUTATION (See also HONOUR). Good name, rn man, and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel...slave to thousands : But he, that filches from me my good name, Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed. O. iii. 3. The bubble...
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Symptoms of Culture

Marjorie B. Garber, William R Kenan Jr Professor of English and of Visual and Environmental Studies Marjorie Garber - Social Science - 1998 - 294 pages
...to cite in defense of Clarence Thomas what he felt was a particularly apposite and telling passage: Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate...purse, steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; Twas mint-, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Rohs me...
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Human Rights: Group Defamation, Freedom of Expression, and the Law of Nations

Thomas David Jones - Political Science - 1998 - 319 pages
...Reforming Defamation Law, 17 Harv. L. Rev. 113 (1995). Shakespeare commented on libel in this manner: He who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something,...slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name robs me of that which not enriches him and makes me poor indeed. Othello Act III, scene iii...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - Fiction - 1999 - 380 pages
...you can see how Shakespeare's reputation grew to its current epic status. The Big Cheese in His Day Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate...slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed. — Othello Today, no home...
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Selections from The Female Spectator

Eliza Fowler Haywood, Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 313 pages
...in Memory Shakespears Reflection upon it. Good Name in Man or Woman, Is the immediate jewel of our Souls: Who steals my Purse, steals Trash: 'tis something,...Slave to thousands. But he that filches from me my good Name, Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed. 1 Curiosity is the Parent...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...only peacemaker; much virtue in 'if. William Shakespeare, 1600, As You Like It, V. iv. 88 36:82 [lago] Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, / Is the...slave to thousands. / But he that filches from me my good name / Robs me of that which not enriches him / And makes me poor indeed. William Shakespeare,...
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Kate M. Cleary: A Literary Biography with Selected Works

Susanne K. George, Susanne George Bloomfield - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 260 pages
...Shakespeare abound in Cleary's works, and the humorous poem "Gold" comments on this quotation from Othello: Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate...slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed (3.3.155) Cleary spoke to...
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Life-writings by British Women, 1660-1815: An Anthology

Carolyn A. Barros, Johanna M. Smith, Johanna M.. Smith, University Johanna M Smith - Literary Collections - 2000 - 418 pages
...twentieth part the tithe of what he has said in these few immortal lines. "Good name in man and woman "Is the immediate jewel of their souls; "Who steals...slave to thousands; "But he that filches from me my good name, "Robs me of that which not enriches him, "And makes me poor indeed." GA B LETTER XXII. March...
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Neither Waif Nor Stray: The Search for a Stolen Identity

Perry Allan Snow - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 284 pages
...are thieves. They stole my Father's identity from him. In Othello (Act 3 Sc. 3), Shakespeare wrote: Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate...steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; 1 T was mine, 't is his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Electronic books - 2001 - 498 pages
...steadily works this vein: Good name in man and woman's dear, my lord; Is the immediate jewel of our souls: Who steals my purse, steals trash, 'tis something,...slave to thousands: But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed. (3.3.159-65) In short order...
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