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" But nature makes that mean : so, over that art Which you say adds to nature, is an art That nature makes. "
The Plays of Shakspeare - Page 96
by William Shakespeare - 1897
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
...and I care not To get slips of them. Pol. Wherefore, gentle maiden, Do you neglect them? Per. Forj I have heard it said, There is an art, which, in their piedness, shares With creating nature. • Pol. Say, there be; Yet nature is made better by no mean, But nature makes that...
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Nietzsche, Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist

Walter Arnold Kaufmann - Philosophy - 1974 - 532 pages
...you not do that?" (J 9). Thus Nietzsche agreed with the view developed in The Winter's Tale (1v, 3): Yet nature is made better by no mean, But nature makes...say, adds to nature, is an art That nature makes. . . . The art itself is nature. that he differed with Christianity on the question of the continuity...
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Shakespeare and the Traditions of Comedy

Leo Salingar - Drama - 1976 - 368 pages
...garden's barren; and I care not To get slips of them. Wherefore, gentle maiden, Do you neglect them? For I have heard it said There is an art which in their piedness shares With great creating nature. In reply, Polixenes argues that the gardener's interference with nature is itself 'an art | That nature...
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Coleridge's Aesthetics

Vinayak Krishna Gokak - Aesthetics, British - 1975 - 71 pages
...Polixenes in The Winter's Tale, to Perdita's neglect of the streaked gillyflowers, because she had heard it said : There is an art which in their piedness shares with great creating nature. Polixenes : Say ther e be; Yet nature is made better by no mean But nature makes that mean; so, o'ver...
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Evolution From Molecules to Men

D. S. Bendall - Science - 1985 - 594 pages
...Bacteriology. 96, 477-56. 13 Variation as a genetic engineering process | AMI'S A. SHAPIRO Perdita: For I have heard it said There is an art which in their piedness shares With great creating nature. Polixenes: Say there be: Yet nature is made better by no mean But nature makes that mean: so over that...
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Wordsworth's Second Nature: A Study of the Poetry and Politics

James Chandler - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 313 pages
...it said There is an art, which in their piedness vies With great creating Nature Polixenes replies: Say there be; Yet Nature is made better by no mean But Nature makes that mean; so over that art Which you say adds to Nature is an art That Nature makes . . . . . . This is an art Which...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 856 pages
...POLIXENES, in the Winter's Tale, to PERDITA'S neglect of the streaked gilly-flowers, because she had heard it said, There is an art which in their piedness...better by no mean, But nature makes that mean. So ev'n that art, Which you say adds to nature, is an art, That nature makes! You see, sweet maid, we...
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Shakespeare & the Uses of Comedy

Joseph Allen Bryant - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 270 pages
...that her garden contains no gillyflowers or pinks, hybrids which she thinks of as "Nature's bastards": "For I have heard it said, / There is an art which...their piedness shares / With great creating Nature" (IV.iv. 86-88). Apparently she has at some time heard, and deplored, Shylock's argument (or its equivalent)...
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Beyond Preservation: Restoring and Inventing Landscapes

A. Dwight Baldwin, Judith De Luce, Carl Pletsch - Nature - 1994 - 280 pages
...technology. PERDITA: Of that kind Our rustic garden's barren; and I care not To get slips of them. . . . For I have heard it said There is an art, which in their piedness shares With great creating Nature. POLIXENHS: Say there be; Yet Nature is made better by no mean But Nature makes that mean; so, o'ver...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 218 pages
...I care not To get slips of them. Polixenes. Wherefore, gentle maiden, Do you neglect them? Perdita. For I have heard it said There is an art which, in...their piedness, shares With great creating nature. Polixenes. Say there be; Yet nature is made better by no mean But nature makes that mean: so, over...
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