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" Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad.' ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in, stones, and good in every... "
The works of Shakespear [ed. by H. Blair], in which the beauties observed by ... - Page 231
by William Shakespeare - 1769
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and done. ADVERSITY. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...persuade ine what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears en but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fi^ haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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A Critical Enquiry Regarding the Real Author of the Letters of Junius ...

George Coventry - 1825 - 382 pages
...Sweet are the uses of adversity, * Now .Buckhurst Park. Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing.'...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1825
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt. Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

English drama - 1826
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly, and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in ev'ry thing....
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The Lion [ed. by R. Carlile]., Volume 4

1829
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity. Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trues, books inthe running stream, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing."...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head And this our life, exempt from public haunt. Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons ш stones, and good in every thing....
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Lion, Volume 4

1829
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running stream, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing."...
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