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" So am I as the rich, whose blessed key Can bring him to his sweet up-locked treasure, The which he will not every hour survey, For blunting the fine point of seldom pleasure. Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since seldom coming, in the long... "
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare - Page 68
by William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 pages
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Shakespeare's Macbeth, with notes, examination papers, and plan of ...

William Shakespeare - 1880
...i. 86) ; and many others. In the same sense, but with a very peculiar use, we have (Sonnet Iii. 4) : 'So am I as the rich, whose blessed key Can bring...survey, For blunting the fine point of seldom pleasure ' (= because it would blunt). And Two Gentlemen, I. ii. 136 ; ' Here they shall not lie, for catching...
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King Henry the Fourth, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1897
...wonne " or "won." The Camb. ed. gives "wan." Solemnity — stateliness, dignity. Cf. Sa1nt. 52. 5 : " Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since,...thinly placed are, Or captain jewels in the carcanet." 60. Skipping. Flighty, frivolous. Cf. LL Z. v. 2. 771 : "All wanton as a child, skipping and vain ;"...
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History of King Henry the Fourth, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1880
...yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp." 190. But when they seldom come, etc. Cf. Sonn. 52. 5 : "Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since,...thinly placed are, Or captain jewels in the carcanet." 195. Hopes. Anticipations ; as in Ot/ii 3. 203 : " When remedies are past, the griefs are ended By...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the ..., Volumes 19-20

William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...my jade, Since from thee going he went wilful-slow, Towards thee I'll run, and give him leave to go. So am I as the rich, whose blessed key Can bring him...treasure, The which he will not every hour survey For blunting4 the fine point of seldom pleasure. Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since, seldom...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Lucrece. Sonnets. A lover's ...

William Shakespeare - 1881
...my jade, Since from thee going he went wilful-slow, Towards thee I'll run, and give him leave to go. So am I as the rich, whose blessed key Can bring him...treasure, The which he will not every hour survey 8 Swift extremity is extreme swiftness, or the top of speed. For blunting4 the fine point of seldom...
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New Readings & New Renderings of Shakespeare's Tragedies, Volume 2; Volume 144

Henry Halford Vaughan - 1881
...thee to desist ' For going on death's net, whom none resist.' Act i. sc. i. And again—Sonnet Hi: ' So am I as the rich, whose blessed key ' Can bring...For blunting the fine point of seldom .pleasure.' See too other examples of the same sense in other authors quoted in my note at page 352. So here '...
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Beeton's Complete orator, including the art of public speaking, and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - Eloquence - 1881 - 288 pages
...conspicuously brought forward into effect by their contrast to the ordinary course of business. • Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since...thinly placed are, Or captain jewels in the carcanet.' But still the objection of Hume remains unimpeached as to the fact that eloquence is a rarer growth...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the ..., Volumes 18-20

William Shakespeare - 1881
...jade, Since from thee going he went wilful-slow, Towards thee I'll run, and give him leave to go. 52So am I as the rich, whose blessed key Can bring him...treasure, The which he will not every hour survey For blunting4 the fine point of seldom pleasure. Therefore are feasts so solemn and so rare, Since, seldom...
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The Sonnets of William Shakspere

William Shakespeare - 1881 - 251 pages
...Therefore are feafts fo folemn and fo rare, Since, feldom coming, in the long year fet, Like ftones of worth they thinly placed are, Or captain jewels...the carcanet. So is the time that keeps you as my cheft, Or as the wardrobe which the robe doth hide, To make fome fpecial inftant fpecial bleft, By...
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Ecstasy: A Study of Some Secular and Religious Experiences

Marghanita Laski - Ecstasy - 1961 - 544 pages
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