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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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Romance and Reformation: The Erasmian Spirit of Shakespeare's Measure for ...

Robert B. Bennett - Drama - 2000 - 189 pages
...nature of Nature, speaking of her in personified terms, as a cognitive, intentional, divine force: Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But like a thrifty goddess, she determines...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Mirror symmetry - 2001 - 498 pages
...city. His experience has also brought home to him the broader truth of his own admonition to Angelo: Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (1.1.29-35) Living comfortably insulated in his citadel while relying upon his subordinates, the Duke...
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Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century: Specific controversies

Mike Sanders - Social Science - 2001 - 624 pages
...315 69 The Moral Virtues [Catherine Bariuby] from The New Moral World, 14 December 1839, pp. 948-9. "Heaven doth with us as we with torches do; Not light...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd But to fine issues: nor nature never tends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like...
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Measure for Measure: Oxford School Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 138 pages
...of Vienna believes that we have a moral obligation to use our talents for the benefit of others — Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper...we with torches do, Not light them for themselves (i, i, 29-33) Do you agree with him? Should this apply to states and nations as well as to individuals?...
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Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America

Charles T. Clotfelter, Thomas Ehrlich - Business & Economics - 2001 - 560 pages
...giver's, benefit. 1n Measure for Measure, Shakespeare has Duke Vincentio say it better than anyone else: Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light...go forth of us. 'Twere all alike As if we had them not.6 As an aside, one cannot help but be amused by the fact that the US Department of Commerce, in...
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Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...application appears to have been noticed, though there is another echoing allusion to it in Sh. himself: "... if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not" (Measure for Measure, i.1.34-36). The phraseology in this passage echoes several passages concerning...
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Hearing the Measures: Shakespearean and Other Inflections

George Thaddeus Wright - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 327 pages
...system. As logical thought is built on assumptions from which consequences may be deduced or inferred ("If our virtues / Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike / As if we had them not"—1.1.34-36), so the law's language is built on supposes, on //"-clauses that suppose certain...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 28

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...Angelo: There is a kind of character in thy life That to th' observer doth thy history Fully unfold. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd But to fine issues; nor nature never lends The smallest scruple of excellence But, like a thrifty...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 18

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 228 pages
...himself the vertue that went out of him, he turned him about in the press and said. . .who did touch me? Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light...alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch' d But to fine issues. Whiter even hints at the use of iterative imagery when he remarks21 that...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 29

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 208 pages
...Leonatus, he has justified his own nobility by coming on his own to embrace its new definition of virtue : Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light...forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. (M.for M. 1, i, 32-5) DIRECTING THE ROMANCES 1. DIRECTING 'THE TEMPEST' NICK SHRIMPTON Productions...
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