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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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...The wars flame most in Summer, and the helmets gliitrr brightest in the fairest sunshine. Spenser. Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content. Than to be perked up in a glittering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Shahxpeare. All that gluten is not gold....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...Лппе. So much the more Must pity drop upon her. Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly burn, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Old L. Oar content Is our best having.2 ,/tnne. By my troth,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 17

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...the wind, and wag their wriggle tails, Peor* as a peacock, but nought avails. Spenser. 'Tis belter to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glist'ring grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Shakspeare. Henry VIII. If, after all, you...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...She's a stranger now agatn.1 .ˇлиг. 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 baring.2 Лат. By my troth,...
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Memoirs of Celebrated Female Sovereigns: Semiramis. Cleopatra, queen of ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Queens - 1832
.... . 213 /"* By my troth I would not be a queen ! — 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 1 King Henry VIII. Act 2, Se. 3 i CELEBRATED FEMALE SOVEREIGNS....
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Summer flowers, from the garden of wisdom

Charles Feist - 1833
...lower classes of society, of which the poorest and the most unhappy peasant contributes his share. Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glitt'ring grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Letters are the instruction of youth, and delight of old...
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The New Road to Ruin: A Novel, Volume 1

Lady Catherine Pollock Manners Stepney - 1833 - 891 pages
...one, more than any unprophetical writer, the way to stem the torrent. He says ; — ' 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.' And I have quite profited by many similar...
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Recollections of a Chaperon, Volume 2

Arabella Jane Sullivan - English fiction - 1833
...struck with those lines of Anne Boleyne'a, that I came home and learned (hem by heart — ' I swear 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering «jef And wear a golden Borrow,' If I had but married an honest, true-hearted...
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Debates on the Resolutions and Bill for the Abolition of Slavery in the ...

Great Britain. Parliament, 1833 - 1834 - 964 pages
...many others who have been forced into distinction, and that their favourite quotation will be, — Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Then to be perk'd up— in a jury-box, And march as a militia-man— No — I beg pardon — Than to...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...artificial tears, And frame my face to all occasions. Henry VI. Pt. III. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 182. 18 hou graft'st may never grow. Richard II. Act III. So. 4. L. 100. "Ay," quoth my uncle Gloucester glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Henry VIII. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 19. 19 Our content Is our...
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