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" Give me leave To enjoy myself : that place that does contain My books, the best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes, for variety, I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh... "
The Indicator - Page 11
edited by - 1820
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Love Makes a Man: Or, The Fop's Fortune. A Comedy

Colley Cibber - English drama (Comedy) - 1797 - 120 pages
...philosophers, sometimes the greatest kings and heroes, whose counsels I have leave to weigh, and call their victories, if unjustly got, unto a strict account, and, in my fancy, dare deface their ill-placed statues. Can I then part with solid constant pleasures, to clasp uncertain...
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The British drama, Volume 3

British drama - 1804
...philosophers, sometimes the greatest Linus and heroes, whose counsels J have leave to weigh, and call their victories, if unjustly got, unto a strict account, and, in my fancy, dare deface their ill-placed statues. Can I then part with solid, constant pleasures, to clasp uncertain...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 2

Ben Jonson - 1811
...contain My books, the best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes, for variety,...Unto a strict account, and, in my fancy, Deface their ill-plac'd statues. Can I then Part with such constant pleasures, to embrace Uncertain vanities? NTo;...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson - 1811
...contain My books, the best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes, for variety,...victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and, in mv fancv, Deface their ill-plac'd statues. Can I then Part with such constant pleasures, to embrace...
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...contain My books, the best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes, for variety,...victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and, in mv fancy, Deface their ill-plac'd statues. Can I then Part with such constant pleasures, to embrace...
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: In Fourteen Volumes: with an ..., Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1812 - 14 pages
...contain My books, the best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers; And sometimes, for variety,...and, in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed statues." Vol. x. ii. p. 123. temptations of passion, is thus encouraged by the young lady to persevere in his...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 4

1840
...Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers : And sometimes, for variety, I confer With Kings and Emperors. And can I then Part with such constant pleasures, to embrace Uncertain vanities ? No : be it your care...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827
...Contain my bonis, the best companions, is To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers; And sometimes for variety,...With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels ; Calliog their victories, if unjustly got. Unto a strict account ; and in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed...
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The Table Book..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827 - 870 pages
...Contain my books« the best companions, is To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers; And sometimes for variety, I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsel!; Calling their victories, if unjustly got. Unto a Mtrict account; and in my fancy. Deface...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827
...Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious conrt, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes for variety,...I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsel* : Calling their Tictories, if unjustly got. Unto a atrict account ; and in my fancy, Deface...
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