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" If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions : I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the... "
The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ... - Page 13
by Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
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The Haileybury observer, Volumes 3-5

East India college - 1845
...we ask each of you, individually, to apply to his own case the words of our great dramatist, — " If to do, were as easy as to know what were good to...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching."...
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Proceedings, Volume 32

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1878
...many serious difficulties. To will a thing and to do it would be practically the same. Portia says, " If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces ; " but, according to the conservation of energy and correlation of forces, thought ought to be reducible...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Merchant of Venice ; As you like it ; All's ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - Azerbaijan - 1847
...be seated in the mean ; superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer. For. Good sentences, and well pronounced. Ner. They would...be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching. The brain may devise laws for the blood ; but a hot temper leaps over a cold decree ; such a hare is...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1847
...would be better, if well followed. Por. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, i lu|iH- %M @ , , The brain may devise laws for the blood ; but a hot temper leaps o'er a cold decree : such a hare is...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...the dial-plate', so the advances we make in knowledge are only perceived by the distance gone over\ If to do were as easy as to know what were good' to...churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces\ While dangers are at a distance, and do not immediately' approach us — let us not conclude that we...
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The Modern Standard Drama: Bulwer-Lytton

Epes Sargent - English drama - 1848
...longer. Par. Good sentences, and well pronounced. Ner. They would be better, if well followed. Por. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...teaching. But this reasoning is not in the fashion to choose me a husband : — Oh, me, the word choose ! I may neither choose whom I would, nor refuse whom...
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The heroines of Shakspeare, comprising the principal female characters in ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...Portia. Good sentences, and well pronounced. Nerissa. They would be better, if well followed. Portia. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching. The brain may dévise laws for the blood, but a hot temper leaps over a cold decree: such a hare is...
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The Heroines of Shakspeare: Comprising the Principal Female Characters in ...

Charles Heath - Shakespeare, William - 1848 - 90 pages
...Portia. Good sentences, and well pronounced. Nerissa, They would be better, if well followed. Portia. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching. The brain may devise laws for the blood ; but a hot temper leaps over a cold decree ; such a hare is...
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Sketch of the life of Shakespeare. Tempest. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...pronounced. Jfer. They would be better, if well followed. Par. If to do were as easy as to know what wen; good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's...be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching. The brain (3) Formerly. ere money is ; and I no question make, have it of my trust, or for my sake....
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Shakespeare Proverbs: On the Wise Saws of Our Wisest Poet Collected Into a ...

Mary Cowden Clarke - 1848 - 145 pages
...and the widow weeps. If a man will be beaten with brains, he shall wear nothing handsome about him. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to...is a good divine that follows his own instructions. — O It is a wise father that knows his own child. It is a hard matter for friends to meet ; but mountains...
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