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" tis no matter; honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on? how then? Can honour set to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of a wound? No. Honour hath no skill in surgery then? No. What is honour? A word. What... "
Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I - Page 503
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Henry IV, Part 1

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 148 pages
...before his day — what need I be so forward with him that calls not on me? Well, 'tis no matter, 130 honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick...how then ? Can honour set to a leg? No. Or an arm? Or take away the grief of a wound? No. Honour hath no skill in surgery then? No. What is honour? A...
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The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 452 pages
...Falstaff's boast of dignity. He takes a ludicrously materialistic, concrete view of this abstract concept: Can honour set to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take...wound? No. Honour hath no skill in surgery then? No. He is right, of course, if you grant his premiss, but you must deny his major, for no word has any...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 pages
...discernment, and the profoundest skill in the nature of man. (Hotspur) (Prince Hal) *i*J : $*t&. 187 Well, 'tis no matter: honour pricks me on. Yea, but...What is honour? a word. What is in that word honour? air. A trim reckoning! Who hath it? he that died o' Wednesday. Doth he feel it? no. Doth he hear it?...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Dramatists, English - 2007 - 1280 pages
...PRINCE HENRY. Why, thou owest God a death. [Exit. SIR JOHN FALSTAFF. 'Tis not due yet; I would be loth rds; and I do know A many fools, that stand in better place, (tarnish t like him, that die grief of a wound? no. Honour hath no skill in surgery, then? no. What is honour? a word. What is...
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