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" Well, come, my Kate ; we will unto your father's, Even in these honest mean habiliments ; Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor : For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich ; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustrations of ... - Page 121
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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Bloody Constraint: War and Chivalry in Shakespeare

Theodor Meron - Law - 1998 - 256 pages
...nobility of merit was more important than nobility of birth. Petruccio underlines the importance of merit: For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich, And as...darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. (The Taming of the Shrew, IV.iii.170-72) King Simonides makes the same point: "Opinion's but a fool,...
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 164 pages
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 380 pages
...learn, is to teach Katherine to refrain from judging people by clothing or other superficial evidence: Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For...And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit. (IV, iii, 171-174) Later, after Kate has undergone Petruchio's...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 29

Leeds Barroll - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 292 pages
...labors. Finally, Petruchio decides that they will proceed to her father's house in their old clothes: For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich, And as...darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. (166-68) In the light of his previous manipulations, Petruchio's proselytizing seems a yet another...
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CliffsComplete on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 220 pages
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Negro History Bulletin, Volume 5

Carter Godwin Woodson - African Americans - 1942
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 33

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 240 pages
...draws a moral in terms which bring the ideas that I have been tracing explicitly to the play's surface: Well, come, my Kate; we will unto your father's Even...darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. (1v, iii, 165-70) The tone is different from Sonnet 146, but the idea is the same: 'Within be fed,...
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Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William ..., Volume 64

1984 - 456 pages
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The Taming of the Shrew: Second Series

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1981 - 334 pages
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