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" I at the strappado, or all the racks in the world, I would not tell you on compulsion. Give you a reason on compulsion ! if reasons were as plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion, I. P. "
King Henry the Fourth: A Historical Play - Page 31
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...tell us your reason ? What say'st thou to this i Pains. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. Fal. What, upon compulsion : No ; were I at the strappado,...plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason on compulsion, I. P. Hen. I'll be no longer guilty of this sin ; this sanguine coward, this bed-presser,...
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King Henry IV.: The First[-second] Part ... in Five Acts

William Shakespeare - 1808
...thou to this ? Poins. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. Fal. What, upon compulsion : No; were 1 at the strappado, or all the racks in the world, I...plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason on compulsion, I. P. lien. I'll be no longer guilty of this sin; this sanguine coward, this bcd-presser,...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...thou to this ? Poins. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. Fal. What, upon compulsion : No ; were 1 at the strappado, or all the racks in the world, I...plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason on compulsion, I. P. Hen. I'll be no longer guilty of this sin ; this sanguine coward, this bed-presscr,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809
...atrocious falsehood, is desired by them to give a reason for his conduct, and this is his reply, " What upon compulsion ! No, were I at the strappado,...blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion." The reluctance manifested by all mankind to answer on compulsion, and by Englishmen in particular,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...Poins. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. Fal. What, upon compulsion ? No ; were I at the strappado,7 or all the racks in the world, I would not tell you...blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion, I. [4] To understand Ppina's joke, the double meaning of point must be remembered, which signifies...
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Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I

William Shakespeare - 1811
...tell us your reason ; What sayest thou to to this ? Poins. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. Fal. What, upon compulsion ? No ; were I at the strappado,...would give no man a reason upon compulsion, I. P. Hen. I'll be no longer guilty of this sin ; this sanguine coward, this bed-presser, this horse-backbreaker,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1811
...sayestthou to this? Poins. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. Fal. What, upon compulsion ? No; were I ęt the strappado, or all the racks in the world, I would...reason on compulsion! if reasons were as plenty as black* berries, I would give no man a reason upon com* pulsion, I. P. Hen. I'll be no longer guilty...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 4

Elegant extracts - 1812
...• Come, tell us your reason : what say'st thon to this? Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. fill. What upon compulsion ! — No : were I at the strappado,...blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion. P. Henry. I'll be no longer guilty of this sin. This sanguine coward, this bed-presser, this horsehack-breaker,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...Poins. Come, your reason, Jack, your reason. fal. What, upon compulsion ? No ; were I at the Strappado,7 or all the racks in the world, I would not tell you...blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion, I. [4J To understand Ppins's joke, the double meaning of point must be remembered) which signifies...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...If Justice cannot tame you, she shall never weigh more reasons in her balance." And Falstaff says, " If reasons were as plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion, I." MAL. term used by the school divines, to express the sin of incontinence, which accordingly is...
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