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" tis no matter; honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on? how then? Can honour set to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of a wound? No. Honour hath no skill in surgery then? No. What is honour? A word. What... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Richard II. Henry IV, pt. 1-2 ... - Page 229
by William Shakespeare - 1826
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Self-conscious Art: A Tribute to John W. Kronik

Susan L. Fischer, John W. Kronik - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 183 pages
...external honor, whose fatuous essence is well spoofed by Falstaff in Henry IV, Part 1: Can honour set a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of...is in that word? Honour. What is that honour? Air. (1.5.130-34) There is a sense in which Falstaff 's airy definition of honor is borne out literally...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 403 pages
...recruiting methods, and we may laugh at the pragmatism of his soliloquy on honour: 'Can honour set-to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of...in that word "honour"? What is that "honour"? Air' (5.1.131-5). We can hardly fail to enjoy his genius for self-preservation as he plays dead in order...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on? how then? Can honour set-to that word, honour? Air. 10241 Henry IV, Part 1 0 gentlemen! the time of life is short; To spend that...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...Honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on? how then? Can honour set-to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of...surgery, then? No. What is honour? A word. What is that word, honour? Air. 3790 Henry IV, Part 2 1 am as poor as lob, my lord, but not so patient. 3791...
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Shakespeare on Management: Leadership Lessons for Today's Managers

Paul Corrigan - Business & Economics - 2000 - 244 pages
...alone.] Falstaff '71? not due yet: I would be loath to pay him before his day. What need I be sofonvard with him that calls not on me? Well, 'tis no matter;...honour set to a leg? no: or an arm? no: or take away thegriefofa wound? no. Honour hath no skill in surgery, then? no. What is honour? a word. What is in...
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Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles - Performing Arts - 2001 - 297 pages
...due yet: I would be loath to pay him before his day. What need I be 230 Orson Welles on Shakespeare so forward with him that calls not on me? Well, 'tis...surgery then? No. What is honour? A word. What is that word honour? Air — a trim reckoning! Who hath it? He that died a Wednesday. Doth he feel it?...
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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Performing Arts - 2002 - 413 pages
...Shakespeare and his contemporaries drew for a significant proportion of die dieatrical impetus of die plays. Can Honour set to a leg? No: or an arm? No: Or take...What is Honour? A word. What is in that word Honour? Air: A trim reckoning. Who hath it? He that died a Wednesday. Doth he feel it? No. Doth he hear it?...
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The Sovereign Flower: On Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism, Together with ...

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 324 pages
...would it were bed-time, Hal, and all well. Prince Why, thou owest God a death. .["'•] Falstaff 'Tis not due yet; I would be loath to pay him before...surgery, then? no. What is honour? a word. What is that word honour? air. A trim reckoning! Who hath it? he that died o' Wednesday. Doth he feel it? no....
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Byron and Shakespeare

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 381 pages
...in his pistol holster. Told that he owes God a death he ruminates: 'Tis not due yet: I would be loth to pay him before his day. What need I be so forward...surgery then? No. What is honour? A word. What is the word honour? Air. A trim reckoning! Who hath it? He that died o' Wednesday. Doth he feel it? No....
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...'Tis not due yet; I would be loth to pay him before his day. What need I be so forward with him thai t I knew thy heart! and knew the beast, That I might...oven stopt, Doth burn the heart to cinders where it that word honour? air A trim reckoning! — Who hath it? he (hat died o' Wednesday Doth he feel it3...
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