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" As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done :• Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright : To have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow,... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ... - Page 368
by William Shakespeare - 1813
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - Aesthetics - 1826 - 472 pages
...reputation at the height, we are forgotten. Shakespear gave different advice, and himself acted upon it. " Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright. To...then the path; 'For emulation hath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue. If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forth-right, Like to an entcr'd...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - Rationalism - 1826
...reputation at the height, we are forgotten. Shakespear gave different advice, and himself acted upon it. " Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright. To...For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one hut goes abreast. Keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue. If...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...deeds past, Which are devour'd as fast as they are made, ,i oT Forgot as soon as done : Persev'rance, dear my lord, Keeps Honour bright: to have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail =• 11 In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For Honour travels in a strait so narrow, That...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...good deeds past: which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done: Preservance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright : To have done,...Take the instant way, For honour travels in a strait as narrow, Where one but goes abreast: keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That...
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De Vere: Or, The Man of Independence, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1827
...light so infinitely more forcible than I can, that I must conclude with rather a large quotation : • Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright :...fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery.' " Again, ' Time is like a fashionable host, That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand, And...
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De Vere: Or, The Man of Independence, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - English fiction - 1827
...light so infinitely more forcible than I can, that I must conclude with rather a large quotation : ' Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright :...fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery.' " Again, ' Time is like a fashionable host, That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand, And...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the .instant way, For honour travels in a strait as narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue : If you give way, Or hedge aside from the'direct forthright, Like to an eiiter'd...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1828
...he puts alms for ohlivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds past: which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot...As done : Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour hright : To have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail ln monumental mockery. Take...
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Essais littéraires sur Shakspeare; ou, Analyse raisonnée, scène ..., Volume 2

Paul Duport - 1828
...are made , forgot as soon As done : persévérance , dear tny lord , Keeps honour' bright : to hâve done , is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take thé instant way; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 38

Classical philology - 1828
...oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes : Those scraps are good deeds past ; which are devoured As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done : Perseverance, dear my Lord, Keeps honor bright : To have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion', like a rusty mail In monumental mockery....
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