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" That to the observer doth thy history Fully unfold. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues... "
Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ... - Page 184
by G.W. Carleton & Co - 1878 - 340 pages
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The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1773
...Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues (z) Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iflues : nor nature never lends The fmalleft fcrupleofher excellence, But, like...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: With Corrections ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1778
...virtues, them on thee '. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches <lo ; Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues * Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely tquch'd, But to fine iffues ' : nor nature never lends * The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But,...
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The renegado. The bondman. The fatal dowry. The emperor of the East. The ...

Philip Massinger - 1779
...muft ftarve, Or eat up one another. The Poets have many Paflagcs {uvular to this. Thus Sbaktfpeare • If our Virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Mtafure for Mcafure, Act I . Scene 2. And Harare tells us, Virtue concealed is of little Confequence....
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...HEAVEN doth with us, as we with torches do, r X. SELECT SENTENCES. ig Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine i flues : nor nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But,...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakspeare: In Six Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Joseph Rann - 1786
...virtues, them on thce. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themlelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not ' finely touch'd, But to fine iflues : k nor nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But,...
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A Concordance to Shakespeare: Suited to All the Editions, in which the ...

Andrew Becket - 1787 - 470 pages
...fate of place, and the rough.brake That virtue muft go through. -. • ^Henry VIII. A. i, S. 2, • - If our virtues . Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.. Meafurefor Meafure, '. .-' Moft dangerous Is that temptation, that doth. goad us on To fin in loving...
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare - 1788
...There is a kind of character in thy life That, to the observer, doth thy history go Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : for if our...
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Memoirs of His Own Life, Volume 4

Tate Wilkinson - Actors - 1790
...doth with us, as we with torches do, • Not light them for ourfelvts : for if our virtues Did net go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch,ct But to fine iiTues : Nor Nature never lends The imalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like...
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A Select Collection of the Beauties of Shakspeare: With Some Account, &c. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1792 - 37 pages
...virtues ; they on thee. . Heav ? n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves: for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iflues: nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like...
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A select collection of the beauties of Shakspeare [by J. Croft], with some ...

William Shakespeare - 1792 - 37 pages
...virtues ; they on thee. Heav'n doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'dj But to fine iflues : nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like...
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