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" Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. "
The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected - Page 305
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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A Select Collection of the Beauties of Shakspeare: With Some Account, &c. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1792 - 37 pages
...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 all alike As if we...to fine iflues: nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddefs, fhe determines Herfelf the glory df a creditor,...
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A select collection of the beauties of Shakspeare [by J. Croft], with some ...

William Shakespeare - 1792 - 37 pages
...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 all 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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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1793
...thee.~\ The old copy reads — they on thee. The Not light them for themfelves : for. if our virtues4 Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we...Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iflues : s nor nature never lends* The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddefs, {he...
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Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1795
...as we with torches do, Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did 'not go forth of uSi. 'twere all alike . As if we, had them not. 'Spirits are -not finely But J:o .fine iffues : nor feature never lends Th&fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, /like ^...
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The beauties of Shakespeare, selected from his plays and poems

William Shakespeare - 1796
...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 all alike As if we...not. Spirits are not finely touch-'d, But to fine iffues : nor Nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddefs...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1797
...thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we...Spirits are not finely touch'd, But to fine iflues : 3 nor nature never lends 4 The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddefs, {he...
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1797
...thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do J Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely toueh'd, But to fine iflues : nor nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But, like...
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Epea Pteroenta., Or, The Diversions of Purley, Volume 27, Part 1

John Horne Tooke - English language - 1798 - 534 pages
...alike " As if toe had them not" pe Themfelves not being the Caufe of lighting them. If our virtues did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike as if we had them not : That is the Caufe, why heaven doth deal with us, as we deal with torches.] _ __ ____ — ___ _ _...
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Epea pteroenta: or, The diversions of Purley ...

John Horne Tooke - English language - 1798 - 534 pages
...alike " As if we bad them not" [ie Themfelves not being the Caufe of lighting them. If our virtues did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike as if we had them not : That is the Caufe why heaven doth deal with us, as we deal with torches.] cc Andria : >ui mihi...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800
...thee. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themfelves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'cJ, But to fine illues : nor nature never lends The fmalleft fcruple of her excellence, But,...
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