King John: A Tragedy in Five Acts

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W. Taylor, 1846 - Počet stran: 68
 

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Strana 52 - How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes ill deeds done...
Strana 47 - To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
Strana 59 - Be great in act, as you have been in thought ; Let not the world see fear, and sad distrust, Govern the motion of a kingly eye. Be stirring as the time ; be fire with fire ; Threaten the threatener, and outface the brow Of bragging horror ; so shall inferior eyes, That borrow their behaviors from the great, Grow great by your example, and put on The dauntless spirit of resolution.
Strana 44 - I should be as merry as the day is long ; And so I would be here, but that I doubt My uncle practises more harm to me : He is afraid of me, and I of him : Is it my fault that I was...
Strana 45 - Or, what good love may I perform for you ? Many a poor man's son would have lain still, And ne'er have spoke a loving word to you ; But you at your sick service, had a prince. Nay, you may think, my love was crafty love, And call it cunning : Do, an if you will, If Heaven be pleased, that you must use me ill, Why, then you must.
Strana 34 - ... greatness. What a fool art thou, A ramping fool ; to brag, and stamp, and swear, Upon my party ! Thou cold-blooded slave, Hast thou not spoke like thunder on my side ? Been sworn my soldier? bidding me depend Upon thy stars, thy fortune, and thy strength ? And dost thou now fall over to my foes ? Thou wear a lion's hide ! doff it for shame, And hang a calfs-skin on those recreant limbs.

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