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" Sir, I am a true labourer: I earn that I eat, get that I wear, owe no man hate, envy no man's happiness, glad of other men's good, content with my harm, and the greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 365
by William Shakespeare - 1854
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Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like it

William Shakespeare - 1890 - 218 pages
...rest damned? God help thee, shallow man! God make incision in thee! thou art raw. - , '''.'< Corin. Sir, I am a true labourer : I earn that I eat, get...man's happiness; glad of other men's good, content with_my harm ; and the greatest of my pride is to ^ee my ewes graze and my la.mbs suck. Lf.(.\i^^ h^f^i^'-f,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Much ado about nothing. Love's labour's ...

William Shakespeare - 1891 - 594 pages
...Touch. Wilt thou rest damned ? God help thee, shallow man ! God make incision in thee ! thou art raw. 64 Cor. Sir, I am a true labourer : I earn that I eat,...my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. 41 Touchstone] Mr. Touchstone Capell. 58 shallow man] shallow, Man Rowe. are] have F3F4. 59 flesh indeed...
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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years' Struggle (1200 A ..., Volume 1

David Nasmith - Humanities - 1892 - 316 pages
...Than to be perk'd up in a glist'ring grief And wear a golden sorrow. Henry VIII.— Act 2, Scene 3. Sir, I am a true labourer ; I earn that I eat, get...pride is, to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. As You Like It.—Aci 3, Scene 2. I know the more one sickens, the worse at ease he is ; and that he...
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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years' Struggle (1200 A ..., Volume 1

David Nasmith - Humanities - 1892 - 316 pages
...Than to be perk'd up in a glist'ring grief And wear a golden sorrow. Henry VIII.— Act 2, Scene 3. Sir, I am a true labourer ; I earn that I eat, get...pride is, to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. As You Like It.— Act 3, Scene 2. I know the more one sickens, the worse at ease he is ; and that...
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As You Like it: With Introduction & Notes

William Shakespeare - 1891 - 196 pages
...Touch. Wilt thou rest damned ? God help thee, shallow man ! God make incision in thee ! thou art raw. Cor. Sir, I am a true labourer : I earn that I eat,...my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. Here comes young Master Ganymede, my new mistress's brother. Enter ROSALIND, with a paper, reading....
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Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist: A Popular Illustration of the Principles ...

Richard Green Moulton - Drama - 1893 - 466 pages
...against pastoral wit, and when this model Shepherd, getting the worse, falls back upon his dignity— Sir, I am a true labourer : I earn that I eat, get...pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck— Touchstone swoops upon this dyllic picture with a demonstration in theology that Corin's occupation...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Exiles - 1894 - 174 pages
...Touch. Wilt thou rest damned ? God help thee, shallow man ! God make incision in thee ! thou art raw. Cor. Sir, I am a true labourer : I earn that I eat,...good, content with my harm, and the greatest of my 80 pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. Touch. That is another simple sin in you, to bring...
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The Comedies of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1895 - 498 pages
...Clown. Wilt thou rest damn'd ? God help thee, shallow man ! God make incision in thee ! thou art raw. Cor. Sir, I am a true labourer; I earn that I eat,...my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. Clown. That is another simple sin in you — to bring the ewes and the rams together, and to offer...
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Life of Cardinal Manning, Archbishop of Westminster: Manning as a Catholic

Edmund Sheridan Purcell - Cardinals - 1895 - 852 pages
...true labourer is in this way. He says in As You Like It, and puts it into the mouth of a labourer, "I am a true labourer ; I earn that I eat, get that...; glad of other men's good, content with my harm." Well, then, I claim for labour (and the skill which is always acquired by labour) the rights of capital....
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The Meaning of Shakespeare, Volume 1, Volume 1

Harold C. Goddard - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 410 pages
...condense his life into a sentence which, if a sentence ever was, is a perfect blend of modesty and pride: COR.: Sir, I am a true labourer: I earn that I eat,...my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. It is one of the tersest and one of the finest "creeds" to be found anywhere in Shakespeare, at the...
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