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" The which observed, a man may prophesy With a near aim of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasure"d. Such things become the hatch and brood of time... "
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ... - Page 51
by Samuel Johnson - 1805
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Manchester: Its Political, Social and Commercial History, Ancient and Modern

James Wheeler (of Prestwich.) - Manchester (England) - 1836 - 538 pages
...all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceased; The which observed, a man may prophecy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet...their seeds And weak beginnings, lie intreasured. THOMAS WEST—LORD DE LA WARRE. One of the earliest of our men of note of whom there exists any available...
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Flirtation: A Novel

Lady Charlotte Campbell Bury - 1836 - 402 pages
...history in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceased ; The which observed, a man many prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life. SHAKSPEAHE. THE conjectures and probable reasons assigned for the outrage, formed an ample and interesting...
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Manchester: Its Political, Social and Commercial History, Ancient and Modern

James Wheeler (of Prestwich.) - Electronic book - 1836 - 538 pages
...all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceased i The which observed, a man may propheey, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life i which, in their seeds And weak beginnings, lie iiitrcasured. SHAKSPI THOMAS WEST— LORD DE LA WARRE....
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Plebeians and patricians, by the author of 'Old maids'.

Plebeians - 1836
...It!!''-' CHAPTER XXI. " There is a history in all men's lives. . .,, .i The which, a man observing, may prophesy With a near aim, of the main chance of things. " Shakespeare. THE Marchioness of Swansbeck, fully acknowledged as such, lingered on for a few weeks,...
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Staging Politics: The Lasting Impact of Shakespeare's Histories

Wolfgang Iser, David Wilson, MS RN C(inc) - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 224 pages
...There is a history in all men's lives Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd; The which observ'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, who in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time;...
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Shakespeare's Courtly Mirror: Reflexivity and Prudence in All's Well that ...

David Haley - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 314 pages
...prudential. At these moments when the future seems to be hatching — when, as Warwick tells King Henry, "a man may prophesy, / With a near aim, of the main chance of things / As yet not come to life, who in their seeds / And weak beginning lie intreasured" (2H4 III. i. 8285) — at such moments, the...
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Shakespeare, Poet and Citizen

Victor Gordon Kiernan, Victor Kiernan - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 261 pages
...him by urging that such forecasts have no incomprehensible warrant. From knowledge of the past we can prophesy: With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not conic to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured, but go on to become 'the hatch...
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Four Histories

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 865 pages
...f7j[*r/l*' the natures of the times deceased reproducing the forms of the past The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things so As yet not come to life, who in their seeds And weak beginning lie intreasured. Such things become...
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Shakespeare at Work

John Jones - Drama - 1999 - 292 pages
...There is a history in all men's lives Figuring the natures of the times deceased; The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, who in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. (2 Henry IV, 3. i. 75-80) The eventless, unpeopled...
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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre

Naomi Conn Liebler - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 266 pages
...There is a history in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd; The which observ'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, who in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time....
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