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your sail,

The wind sits in the shoulder of
And you are staid for : There,-my blessing with you ,
And these few precepts in thy memory
Look thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue,

Nor any unproportion'd thought his act.
Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.
The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hooks of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new hatch'd, unfledged comrade. Beware
Of entrance to a quarrel : but, being in,
Bear it that the opposer may beware of thee.
Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice ;
Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgmente

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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.


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V Though this be madness, yet there is method in it.

Scene 2.

Act 11.

What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason ! how infinite in faculty !-in form, and moving, how express and admirable! in action, how like an angel ! in apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust ? man delights not me, no, nor woman neither ; though, by your smiling, you seem to say so.*


Give us a taste of your quality.


They are the abstract, and brief chronicles of the time.


Use every man after his desert, and
Who shall 'scape whipping !


What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba ? Ibid.

Murder, though it have no tongue, will speak
With most miraculous organ.


The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape.


* This well-known quotation in some copies differs slightly from the above.

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