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" The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together : our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. "
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life - Page 52
by William Shakespeare - 1828
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. 1st Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. Enter a Servant. How now? where 's your master? Sen. He...
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The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in which those words are ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...dignity, that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home bu encountered with a shame as ample. 1 h his own. Su York must sit, and fret, and bite his...for, and sold. Methinks, the realms of England, Fra if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. — Enter a Servant. How now ? where's your master ? Serv....
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...his valour hath here acquired for him , shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. Fr. Gent. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn , good and...faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. Enter a Servant. How now? where 's your master? Serv. He...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 37

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 240 pages
...First Lord in act 4, in which moral categories are presented in irascible- concupiscible phrasing: 'The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...together; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherish' d by our virtues' (4.3.68-71)....
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New Theatre Quarterly 34: Volume 9, Part 2

Clive Barker, Simon Trussler - Drama - 1993 - 96 pages
...ourselves and our nature. In All's Well that Ends Well, Shakespeare says, 'the web of our lives is a mingled yarn, good and ill together. Our virtues...faults whipped them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.' Again, it seemed obvious to me that if this was one of...
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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - Drama - 1995 - 197 pages
...nobility, in his proper stream o'erflows himself. 1v, iii, 18-24 And later in the same scene: FIRST LORD. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...together; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. 1v, iii,...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 pages
...moral observation, stressing the inevitable mixture in the human makeup of good and bad qualities: The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...faults whipped them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. (4.3.74-7) It is no accident that this compassionate comment...
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Writing Educational Biography: Explorations in Qualitative Research

Craig Alan Kridel - Education - 1998 - 304 pages
...common. Both are narratives, and both face the challenge of untangling, telling and emplotting a life: The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. (Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well, IV. iii. 83) Both...
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All's Well that Ends Well

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 113 pages
...agencies results from the double character of human nature itself: as the younger Dumaine also observes, "The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...faults whipped them not, and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues" (IV.3. 70-73). Throughout the play we are confronted with...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...post-ibseniana, Helena no se ríe mucho, y por lo tanto no es muy shawiana. Es sin duda formidable, un sí es 5. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and...together; our virtues would be proud if our faults whipp'd them not, and our crimes would dispair if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. [IV.iii....
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