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" Would I were dead! if God's good will were so: For what is in this world but grief and woe ? O God ! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain : To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ... - Page 247
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and Fugitive ...

Horace Smith - English essays - 1825
...Build up the tov.-er of thy final trust In those blest realms where nought shall pass away ! LAST YEAR. "See the minutes, how they run : How many make the...many hours bring about the day, How many days will fi,,ish up the year. How many years a mortal man may live."— The Roman empire My dear sir, exclaims...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826 - 292 pages
...To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes, how they...up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times : So many hours must I tend my flock ; So many hours must...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1826
...be no better than a homely swain ; * To sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, * Thereby to see the minutes how they...the year, * How many years a mortal man may live. * When this is known, then to divide the times : * So many hours must I tend my flock ; * So many hours...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Henry VI, pt. 1-3

William Shakespeare - 1826
...be no better than a homely swain ; * To sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, * Thereby to see the minutes how they...the year, * How many years a mortal man may live. hours in doubtful state of victorie, nncertainlie heaving and setting on both sides,' &c. Steevens...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1826
...be no better than a homely swain; * To sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, * Thereby to see the minutes how they...the year, * How many years a mortal man may live. hours in doubtfnl state of victorie, nncertainlie heaving and set. ting on both sides, ' &c. Steevens...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes, how they...up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times : So mauy hours must I tend my flock ; So many hours must...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 14

Books - 1826
...To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they...up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times : So many hours must I tend my flock ; So many hours must...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volumes 11-12

William Shakespeare - Theater - 1826 - 960 pages
...To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they...bring about the day, How many days will finish up th» year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times : So...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes, how they...hours bring about the day, How many days will finish tip the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times :...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1827 - 345 pages
...upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes now they run : How many make the hour full complete, How...up the year, How many years a mortal man may live. When this is known, then to divide the times: So many hours must I tend my flock; * Demeaned himself,...
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