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" I might say, element ; but the word is over-worn. [Exit, Via. This fellow's wise enough to play the fool ; And to do that well, craves a kind of wit : He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time ; • And, like the... "
The Works: Of Shakespear. In which the Beauties Observed by Pope, Warburton ... - Page 116
by William Shakespeare - 1771
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Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems: Comedies

William Shakespeare - 1883
...that well craves a kind of wit: He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time, And, like the haggard, check at every...feather That comes before his eye. This is a practice 60 As full of labour as a wise man's art: For folly that he wisely shows is fit; But wise men's folly...
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Hap-hazard

Kate Field - 1883 - 253 pages
...well, craves a kind of wit" ; You "must observe their mood on whom " you "jest, The quality of person and the time ; And, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before your eye. This is a practice As full of labor as a wise man's art." Who, then, can afford to despise...
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Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems: Comedies

William Shakespeare - 1883
...that well craves a kind of wit : He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time, And, like the haggard, check at every feather That conies before his eye. This is a practice 60 As full of labour as a wise man's art : For folly that...
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Cruces Shakespearianę: Difficult Passages in the Works of Shakespeare

Benjamin Gott Kinnear - 1883 - 507 pages
...71, — " He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time ; Not, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye." Compare Ham. ii. 2, 440, — " We'll e'en to 't like French falconers, fly at any thing we see." The...
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Shakespeare's Works, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1884
...and know her keeper's call ;" Id. iv. 2. 39 : " this proud disdainful haggard ;" TN iii. I. 71 : " And, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye." In Oth. iii. 3. 260, the word is used as an adjective = wild, untractable. 42. Wish. Desire, bid. Cf....
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Calendar of Dalhousie College and University

Dalhousie University - 1884
...three souls out of one weaver. Call me cut. She sat like patience on a monument, smiling at grief. Not, like the haggard, check at every feather that comes before his eye. The bed of Ware in England. The new map with the augmentation of the Indies. This is very midsummer...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of the Rev ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1885
...kind of wit : He must observe their mood on whom he jests. The quality of persons, and the time ; Not, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye. This is a practice As full of labor as a wise man's art : For folly, that he wisely shows, is fit ; But wise men, folly-fall'n, quite...
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Familiar Talks on Some of Shakspeare's Comedies

Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer - 1886 - 445 pages
...that well craves a kind of wit. lie must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time ; And like the haggard, check at every...comes before his eye. This is a practice As full of labor as a wise man's art. Here the two knights enter, — Sir Andrew exchanging French compliments...
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The University Shakespeare journal, Volume 1

1886
...requisite for a professional jester says :— " He must observe their mood on whom he jests, Not [Ff. And], like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye." The haggard, as I previously stated, is an untamed or half-tamed falcon, and check is the technical...
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Twelfth Night, Or What You Will

William Shakespeare - 1887 - 72 pages
...kind of wit: He must observe their mood on whom he jests, The quality of persons, and the time, 70 And, like the haggard, check at every feather That...comes before his eye. This is a practice As full of labor as a wise man's art: For folly that he wisely shows is fit; But wise men, folly-fall'n, quite...
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