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" O, for my sake do you with Fortune chide, The guilty goddess of my harmful deeds, That did not better for my life provide Than public means which public manners breeds. Thence comes it that my name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdued... "
Studies of Shakspere - Page 497
by Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1804
...fortune chide The guilty goddess of my harmless deeds, That did not better for my life provide, Thau public means which public manners breeds. Thence comes...name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdu'd To what it works in, like the dyer's hand. Pity me then, and wish I were renew'd : Whilst like...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...me welcome, next my Heaven the best, Even to thy pure and most most loving breast. SONNET CXf. O FOJ my sake do you with fortune chide, The guilty goddess...for my life provide, Than public means, which public manner* breeds. Thence comes it that my name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdu'd...
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The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...of my harmless deeds, That did not belter for my life provide Than public means which public custom breeds— Thence comes it that my name receives a...almost thence my nature is subdued To what it works in, like the dyer's hand Or that other confession : — Alas ! 'tis true, I have gone here and there, And...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...offences of affections new: Most true it is, that I have look'd on truth Askance and strangely. " 0, for my sake do you with Fortune chide, The guilty...name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdn'd To what it works in, like the dyer's hand. •' Accuse me thus: That I have scanted all Wherein...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...of procuring subsistence, may be fairly deduced from the language of his ninety-first sonnet : — " O for my sake do you with fortune chide, The guilty...deeds, That did not better for my life provide, Than publick means, which publick manners breeds. Thence comes it that my name receives a brand, And almost...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: In Two Parts, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1818
...of my harmless deeds, That did ndt hetter for my life provide Than public means which public custom breeds — Thence comes it that my name receives a...almost thence my nature is subdued To what it works in, like the dyer's hand Or that other confession : — Alas! 'tis true, I have gone here and there, And...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 45

English literature - 1835
...give forth those wonderful creations, with the throes of which his breast was heaving then : — " Oh, for my sake do you with Fortune chide The guilty Goddess...almost thence my nature is subdued To what it works in, like the dyer's hand ! Pity me, then, and wish T were renew'dt * Sonnet CO. i Sonnet 111. In this,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...confin'd. Then give me welcome, next my heaven the best, Even to thy pure and most most loving breast. CXI. O, for my sake do you with fortune chide ", The guilty...deeds, That did not better for my life provide Than publick means, which publick manners breeds9. The meaning seems to be, ' I have wounded my own thoughts...
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The Literary Character, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1822
...degradation by a novel image. " Chide Fortune," cries the bard, — " The guilty goddess of my harmless deeds, That did not better for my life provide Than...thence my nature is. subdued To what it works in, LIKE THE DYER'S HAND." Such is the fate of that author, who, in his variety of task-works, blue, yellow,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

Books - 1823
...all is done, save what shall have no end, &c." And again in the lllth Sonnet: " O for my sake do thou with fortune chide, The guilty goddess of my harmful...name receives a brand, And almost thence my nature is subdu'd To what it works in, like the dyer's hand. Pity me then, and wish 1 were renew'd; Whilst, like...
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