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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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...retired from the world. 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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...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 everything....
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 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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Comedies. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1847
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears Clotcn. Cln. Hilloa, loa ! i . ' ACT III. SCENE III. Shep. What ! art so haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...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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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1847
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears wars, and never bed her. Par. France is a dog-hole, and it no more meri haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Seires for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Weari 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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As You Like it: A Comedy in Five Acts, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - Promptbooks - 1848 - 65 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 everything....
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The Dramatic Works of W. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1849 - 925 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears know : — Why sinks that cauldron ? and what noise is this! [Hautboys. haunt, : Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...me what I am. . . Sweet are the uses of adversity; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous 1 , 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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