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" And that it was great pity, so it was, That villanous salt-petre should be digg'd Out of the bowels of the harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroy 'd So cowardly ; and, but for these vile guns, He would himself have been a soldier. "
Wit and Humor - Page 88
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare - 1788
...quoted by Mr. Steevens from Romeo and Juliet, but also in the First Part of Henry IV. aft i. scene 3. " and but for these vile guns, " He would himself have been a soldier." With respeift to the former part of this note, though the Remarker has , told us that " enshidd is...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...the sovereign'st thing on earth Was parraa-citty tor an inward bruise; And that it was great pity, so it was That villainous saltpetre should be digg'd Out of the bowels of the harmless earth, \Vhich many a good tall fellow had destroy'd " So cowardly ; and but for these vile guns, He would...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1803
...the sovereign'st thing on earth Was spermaceti, for an inward bruise; And that it was great pity, so it was, That villainous salt-petre should be digg'd...himself have been a soldier. This bald unjointed chat of h^, my lord, I answer'd indirectly, as I said; And, I beseech you, let not .his report Come current...
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King Henry the Fourth: A Historical Play, Parts 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...the sovereign'st thing on earth Was parmacity, for an inward bruise ; And that it was great pity, so it was, That villainous saltpetre should be digg'd...harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroy 'd So cowardly ; and, but for these vile guns, He would himself have been a soldier. This bald...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1803
...the sovereign'stthing on earth Was parmaceti, for an inward bruise ; And that it was great pity, so it was, That villainous salt-petre should be digg'd...the bowels of the harmless earth, Which many a good tall7 fellow had destroy'd So cowardly ; and, but for these vile guns, He would himself have been a...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...inward bruise; And that it was great pity , so it was , This villainous salt-petre should be dieg'd Out of the bowels of the harmless earth, Which many...these vile guns, He would himself have been a soldier. SHAKESPEARE. CHAP. XXII. Clarence's Dream. Clarence and Brakenbury. TJrak. VV HY looks your grace so...
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Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803 ...

Pierre Franc M'Callum - Trinidad - 1805 - 354 pages
...sovereign'st thing on earth - . . Was parmacity, for an inward bruise ; And that it was great pity, so it was, That villainous salt-petre should be digg'd...good tall fellow had destroy'd So cowardly : and, but far these title gtou, He would himself have been a soldier. SHAKESPEAR. My mind was thus occupied in...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1806
...the sovereign'st thing on earth Was parmaceti,5 for an inward bruise;7 And that it was great pity, so it was, That villainous salt-petre should be digg'd...had destroy'd So cowardly ; and, but for these vile guns,s From the following passage in The Northern Lass, 1632, it should seem, however, that a. popinjay...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...the sovereign'st thing on earth Was spermaceti, for an inward bruise ; And that it was great pity, so it was, That villainous salt-petre should be digg'd...harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroyed So cowardly ; and, but for these vile guns, He would himself have been a soldier. This bald...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...sovereign's! thing on earth Was pannacety for an inward bruise ; And that it was great pity, so it was, This villainous salt-petre should be digg'd Out of the...harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroyed So cowardly : and but for these<:vile guns, He would himself have been a soldier. A GALLANT...
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