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If broken then, it is no fault of mine;
THE POWER OF LOVE.
But love, first learned in a lady's eyes, Lives not alone immured in the brain; But with the motion of all elements, Courses as swift as thought in every power; And gives to every power a double power, Above their functions and their offices. It adds a precious seeing to the eye; A lover's eyes will gaze an eagle blind; A lover's ear will hear the lowest sound, When the suspicious head of theft is stopp'd; Love's feeling is more soft, and sensible, Than are the tender horns of cockled snails; Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste: For valour, is not love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides?
Subtle as sphinx, as sweet and musical,
JEST AND JESTER.
Your task shall be With all the fierce* endeavour of your wit, To enforce the pained impotent to smile. Biron. To move wild laughter in the throat of
death? It cannot be; it is impossible: Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.
Ros. Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit;
And lady-smocks all silver-white,
Do paint the meadows with delight,
Cuckoo, cuckoo,-0 word of fear,
When shepherds pipe on oaten straws,
And merry larks are ploughmen's clocks,
And maidens bleach their summer smocks,
Unpleasing to a married ear!
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail,
And milk comes frozen home in pail,
VIRTUE GIVEN TO BE EXERTED.
HEAVEN doth with us, as we with torches do; Not light them for themselves: for if our virtues * Cool
+ Wild apples.
Did not go forth of us,
'twere all alike
THE CONSEQUENCE OF LIBERTY INDULGED,
ELOQUENCE AND BEAUTY.
PARDON THE SANCTION OF WICKEDNESS.
A SEVERE GOVERNOR.
Our doubts are traitors,
§ Prompt. I On his defence
THE PRAYERS OF MAIDENS EFFECTUAL. Go to lord Angelo, And let him learn to know, when maidens sue, Men give like gods; but when they weep and kneel, All their petitions are as freely theirs As they themselves would owe* them.
ALL MEN FRAIL.
Let but your honour know,f (Whom I believe to be most strait in virtue,) That, in the working of your own affections, Had time coherd with place, or place with wishing, Or that the resolute acting of your blood Could have attained the effect of your own purpose, Whether you had not some time in your life Err’d in this point which now you censure him, And pull'd the law upon you. THE FAULTS OF OTHERS NO JUSTIFICATION OF
OUR OWN. "Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus, Another thing to fall. I not deny, The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, May, in the sworn twelve, have a thief or two Guiltier than him they try: What's open made to
justice, That justice seizes. What know the laws, That thieves do pass on thieves? 'Tis very preg
may not so extenuate his offence,
#Suited. & Pass judgment. || Plain.
Because. ** Sentence.