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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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Mnemotechny, Or Art of Memory ...: With a Mnemotechnic Dictionary

Pliny Miles - 1850
...A DUTCH HOMER. 42. 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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Mnemotechny, or art of memory, theoretical and practical: with a ...

Pliny Miles - 1850
...A DUTCH HOMER. 42. 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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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Ędes Hartwellianę: Or, Notices of the Manor and Mansion of Hartwell

William Henry Smyth - Astronomical observatories - 1851 - 414 pages
...envious Court? * * * 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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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 Curate Shakespeare As You Like it: A Play

Don Nigro - Theater - 1986 - 98 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 Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace

Alice O. Howell - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1988 - 199 pages
...Shakespeare's words: 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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Sermons in Stone: The Stone Walls of New England and New York

Susan Allport - Architecture - 1994 - 208 pages
...Rural New Yorker, 1856 "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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