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" Language most shewes a man: speake that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired, and inmost parts of us, and is the Image of the Parent of it, the mind. No glasse renders a mans forme, or likenesse, so true as his speech. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 399
by George Burnett - 1813
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'A Moving Rhetoricke': Gender and Silence in Early Modern England

Christina Luckyj - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 212 pages
...'Language most shewes a man: speake that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired, and inmost parts of us, and is the Image of the Parent of it, the mind' (Timber 625). Speech, that God-given, distinctively human faculty, both expresses individual subjectivity...
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The School for Widows

Clara Reeve - Fiction - 2003 - 390 pages
...Explorata, "Oratio Imago Animi," he writes, "Language most shews a man: Speak, that I may see thee . . . No glass renders a man's form, or likeness, so true as his speech" (The Complete Poems, ed. George Parfitt [New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975], 825-26.) 13. John...
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Signs of Change: Transformations of Christian Traditions and Their ...

Nils Holger Petersen, Claus Clüver, Nicolas Bell - Christian art and symbolism - 2004 - 532 pages
...Apophthegmata of Erasmus (3.70), "speak that I may see thee": "it springs out of the most retired, and inmost parts of us, and is the Image of the Parent of it, the mind" (Discoveries, lines 2031-3). This connection generates the ambiguity that runs through the heart of...
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Local Shakespeares: Proximations and Power

Martin Orkin - Art - 2005 - 236 pages
...Language most shewes a man: speake that I may see thee. 1 1 springs out of the most retired, and inmost parts of us, and is the Image of the Parent of it, the mind. No glasse renders a mans forme, or likenesse, so true as his speech. (625) But from the very first, Leontes...
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Boston Journal of Health, Volume 2

1888 - 308 pages
...LANGUAGE most shows a man. Speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it,...renders a man's form or likeness so true as his speech. A L'SEFUL CEMENT. THE following mixture has been used with the greatest possible success for the cementing...
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The Church

1874
...— reveal character and inmost condition. "Language" — as an old book says — " most shows a man; no glass renders a man's form or likeness so true as his speech." True, indeed, a selfish man may profess great generosity — a coward may talk very bravely— an ungodly...
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