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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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Twelfth Night: Or, what You Will. With Introduction, and Notes Explanatory ...

William Shakespeare - 1888 - 151 pages
...these have bred." But the course of the dialogue plainly requires the sense of the future. P. 85. Not, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye. — So Collier's second folio. The old text has " And like the Haggard," which just contradicts the...
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Shakespeare's Twelfth Night: Or, what You Will, with Introduction, Notes ...

William Shakespeare - Brothers and sisters - 1891 - 138 pages
...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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A Concordance to the Plays of Shakespeare

William Henry Davenport Adams - English literature - 1891 - 495 pages
...Another way I have to man my haggard. T. of Shr. iv. i. This proud, disdainful haggard. Ibid. iv. 2. rt Adams( Tw. Night, iii. i. If I do prove her haggard, Though, that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd...
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Francis Bacon, Poet, Prophet, Philosopher, Versus Phantom Captain ...

William Francis C. Wigston - Rosicrucians - 1891 - 436 pages
...to illustrate ambition in rising men. Perfect knowledge of hawking is conspicuous in the plays : — And like the Haggard check * at every feather That comes before his eye. ( " Twelfth Night, " act iii. sc. 1. ) If I do prove her Haggard, Though that her Jesse's were my dear...
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Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will

William Shakespeare - Comedy - 1893 - 158 pages
...these have bred." But the course of the dialogue plainly requires the sense of the future. P. 85. Not, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye. — So Collier's second folio. The old text has " And like the Haggard," which just contradicts the...
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Much Ado about Nothing

William Shakespeare - Courtship - 1894 - 158 pages
...the bindweed or convolvulus. 36. haggards, wild untrained hawks. See Twelfth Night, iii. 1. 71 : ' And, like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye.' Cotgrave (Fr. Diet.) gives : ' Faulcon hagard. A Hagard ; a Faulcon that preyed for her selfe long...
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Midsummer-night's dream. Twelfth night. Taming of the shrew. Two gentlemen ...

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1895
...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...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-fallen, quite...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...him that makes it. SHAKSPEARE. 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. SHAKSPEARE. JEWELS. The bright sun compacts the precious stone, Imparting radiant lustre like his own;...
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Shakspere and His Predecessors

Frederick Samuel Boas - English drama - 1896 - 555 pages
...to the ideal of his office. /' 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.' / As he declares himself, 'cucullus non facit monachum' and he wears not motley in his brain. He_is...
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The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan ...

Dodgson Hamilton Madden - Hunting - 1897 - 386 pages
...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.1 This is a practice As full of labour as a wise man's art. Twelfth N. iii. 1. 68. And many a man...
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