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" So, when this loose behaviour I throw off And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes... "
The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ... - Page 15
by Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1803
...to work ; But, when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;8 And, like bright metal on a sullen9 ground. My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...to work ; But, when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ;8 And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall show...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...to work ; But, when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;8 And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1806
...come, they wish'd-for come,2 And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour 1 throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how...than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes;3 would come too late if the Prince was not to receive them till the night after the day of the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...to work ; But when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fault, Shall shew more'goodlv, and attract more eyes, Than that which hath no soil to set it off. I'll so offend,...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...Hen. I know you all, and will awhile uphold Tiie unyok'd humour of your idleness: Vet herein will 1 imitate the sun ; Who doth permit the base contagious...how much better than my word I am, By so much shall 1 falsify men's hopes; And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour, 1 throw off, And pay the debt I never promised, By how...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; 9 (7) For tttexnnce is an expression in daily use amongst the common people in Suffolk, to signify...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1811
...wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw oft, And pay the debt I never promised, By how much better...falsify men's hopes* ; And, like bright metal on a sulleut ground, My reformation, glittering o'er my fanlt, Shall show more goodly, and attract more...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...to work ; But, when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents. So, when this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay...word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes ; ' (7) Fa* the notice^ is an expression in daily use amongst the common people in Suffolk, to signify...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...baffle is, in this place, to mock, to laugh at. Befler, Fr. It should be written bejfte. B. P. Henry. When this loose behaviour I throw off, And pay the...much better than my .word I am, By so much shall I falsity men's hopes ; thall I falsity men's hopes ;] J ust the contrary. We should rend fears. WARB....
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