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" tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. "
The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with Cuts - Page 1749
by William Shakespeare - 1709
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The Plays, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1824
...lady ! She's a stranger now again*. Anne. So much the more Must pity drop upon her. Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Old L. Our content Is our best having •)•. Anne. By...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...to thrust his hand between his teeth, When he might spurn him with his foot away? CONTENT. I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering griefjt ,. , And wear a golden sorrow. Poor, and content, is rich and rich enough ; But...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...Quarrellcr, She's a stranger now again.1 Anne. • So much the more Must pity drop upon her. Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Old L. Our content Is our best having.2 Anne. By my troth,...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...with her! and she So good a lady, that no tongue could ever Pronounce dishonour of her : — I swear 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow : — Who would on such conditions be a queen? Lady D. Beshrew...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...again.' Anne. So much the more Must pity drop upon her. Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly bom, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Old L. Our content Is our best having.3 Anne. By my troth,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1826
...lady ! She's a stranger now again.8 Anne. So much the more Must pity drop upon her. Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Old L. Our content Is our best having. 9 Anne. By my troth,...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...That, when the greatest stroke of fortune falls, Will bless the king. THE BLESSINGS OF A LOW STATION. 'Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. QUEF.N KATHARINE'S SPEECH TO HER HUSBASB Alas, sir, In...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

English literature - 1827
...lead her, and of which her own fate was, ere long, to be another illustration — ' Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow — I would not be a queen !' — and the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

English literature - 1827
...lead her, and of which her own fate was, ere long, to be another illustration — ' Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to he perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow — I would not be a queen !' — and...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...man in hid nffic-;, but if ii..- rtay "p afler midnight you shall take him napping. — JUshnp CCXLIL 'Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Shakspcare. CCXLIII. Sharpness cuts slight things best;...
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