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" Her own shall bless her; Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow. Good grows with her; In her days every man shall eat in safety Under his own vine what he plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. "
The Plays of Shakspeare - Page 189
by William Shakespeare - 1897
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Increase and Multiply: Governing Cultural Reproduction in Early Modern England

David Glimp - Demography - 2003 - 230 pages
...self-interest that wastes—Cranmer offers a vision of economic plenitude during the future rule of Elizabeth: "In her days every man shall eat in safety / Under...plants, and sing / The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors" (Vv33-35). In immediate contrast to the specter of Wolsey's degenerative "ill husband[ry]"...
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Forever Juliet: The Life and Letters of Gwen Ffrancon-Davies, 1891-1992

Martial Rose - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 202 pages
...thoughts still counsel her: She shall be loved and fear'd: her own shall bless her; Her foes shall shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow: good grows with her....' As these words were spoken a thrill went through the house and there was an audible murmur of assent...
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Queen Elizabeth I: Past and Present

Christa Jansohn - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 248 pages
...She shall be lov'd and fear'd: her own shall bless her; Her toes shake like a field of beaten com. And hang their heads with sorrow. Good grows with...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. God shall be truly known, and those about her l;rom her shall read the perfect [ways] of...
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Shakespeare's Friends

Kate Pogue - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 183 pages
...all the virtues that attend the good, Shall still be doubled on her. Truth shall nurse her, Holy anil heavenly thoughts still counsel her; She shall be...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. God shall be truly known, and those about her From her shall read the perfect ways of honour,...
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Perspectives on Politics in Shakespeare

John Albert Murley, Sean D. Sutton - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 265 pages
...feared. Her own [people] shall bless her; Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn [wind-swept grain]. And hang their heads with sorrow. Good grows with...plants, and sing The merry songs of peace to all his neighbors. God shall be truly known [ie, the true religion shall prevail], and those about her From...
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Henry VIII

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 352 pages
...She shall be — But few now living can behold that goodness — A pattern to all princes living with her. . . . Truth shall nurse her; Holy and heavenly...field of beaten corn And hang their heads with sorrow. [Cranmer— 5.4.27-39] 1:20 PM Page 297 Further Reading 297 THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY The worlafe...
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Text/events in Early Modern England: Poetics of History

Sandra Logan - History - 2007 - 360 pages
...Truth shall nurse her, Holy and heavenly thoughts shall counsel her. She shall be lov'd and fear'd: her own shall bless her; Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their head with sorow. Good grows with her; In her days every man shall eat in safety Under his own vine...
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