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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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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - Man-woman relationships - 1912 - 135 pages
...to-morrow; Take no unkindness of his hasty words. Away ! I say ; commend me to thy master. 170 Exit Tailor. Pet. Well, come, my Kate ; we will unto your father's...darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. 178 What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers are more beautiful ? Or is the...
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Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance

Alfred Pownall - Bible - 1864 - 86 pages
...speak approvingly of the outlay, except those whose approval and commendation are not worth possessing. "Tis the mind that makes the body rich And as the...darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. Taming of the Shrew, iv. 3. If they have good looks and a virtuous disposition they need not the tinsel...
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Taming of the Shrew: A Comedy

William Shakespeare - Man-woman relationships - 1887 - 75 pages
...[Whips them off, C., then to HORTENSIO.j Hortensio, say thou wilt see the tailor paid : — [Aside. Pet. Well, come, my Kate ; we will unto your father's,...And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers...
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When the Theater Turns to Itself: The Aesthetic Metaphor in Shakespeare

Sidney Homan - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 238 pages
...make the man, at least not the real man (3.2.119). Petruchio knows well enough the proper priorities: "For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; / And...clouds, / So honour peereth in the meanest habit" (4.3.174-76). The union with Kate, superficially embodying sex and violence, may be ultimately a deep...
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - 1987 - 25 pages
...accompanies the amazed tailor off Left. PETRUCHIO pauses for a moment, taking pity on his bedeviled bride] Well, come, my Kate; we will unto your father's even...poor, for 'tis the mind that makes the body rich. O, no, good Kate, neither art thou the worse for this poor furniture and mean array. [Crossing almost...
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Shakespeare's Comic Commonwealths

Camille Wells Slights - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 290 pages
...and then capriciously denying her the proposed finery, he expounds the moral even more explicitly: For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers...
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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 678 pages
...Take no unkindness of his hasty •words. Away, I say, commend me to thy master. Exit Tailor PETRUCHIO Well, come my Kate, we will unto your father's Even...And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, 170 So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 865 pages
...amenities that preserve the social order, but also the value of judging by quality and not appearance: 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) The man who utters these lines is a fellow of...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 403 pages
...he draws a moral in terms that bring explicitly to the play's surface the ideas I have been tracing: Well, come, my Kate. We will unto your father's Even...darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. (4.3.167-72) Or, as Shakespeare puts it in Sonnet 146, 'Within be fed, without be rich no more'. Petruccio...
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - History - 1998 - 248 pages
...Take no unkindness of his hasty words. Away, I say, commend me to thy master. Exit Tailor PETRUCHIO Well, come my Kate, we will unto your father's, Even...And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, 170 So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his...
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