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" God! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run, How many make the hour full complete; How many hours bring... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ... - Page 247
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...fellowship seem'd far unfit for warlike I'^^tn. Sfenser. a. A country servant employed in husbandry. It were a happy life To be no better than a homely swain. Stall f. j. A pastoral youth. Blest tviaini! whose nymphs in ev'ry grace Blest nymphs ! whose ttutiiu...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 8

William Shakespeare - 1806
...'Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so : ' For what is in this world, but grief and woe ? * "(D God ! methinks, it were a happy life, ' To be no better...sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, * Thereby to see the minutes how they run : * How many make the hour full...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...the sun, His lib'ral eye doth give to ev'ry one, The HAPPINESS of a SHEPHERD'S LIFE. (SHAKESPEARE.) METHINKS, it were a happy life To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit npon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...' They prosper best of all when I am thence. ' 'Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so : ' For what is in this world, but grief and woe ? * O...sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, * Thereby to see the minutes how they run : * How many make the hour full...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1807
...swearing both, They prosper best of all when I am thence. Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so : For what is in this world, but grief and woe ? O God...To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run : How many make the hour full complete,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...dead ! if God's good will were so : For what is in this world, but grief and woe ? 0 God ! melhinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely...To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run : How many make the hour full complete,...
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The Discarded Son; Or, Haunt of the Banditti ...

Regina Maria Roche - English fiction - 1807
...the crowded haunts of men, I could not forbear thinking, that here, at least, as Shakespeare says, it were.... • A happy life, To be no better than a homely swain, To sit upon a hill ai we do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to tee the minutes how they run...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...what is in this world, hut grief and woe ? * O God! methinks, it were a happy life,9 ' To he no hetter than a homely swain; * To sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point hy point, * Therehy to see the minutes how they run: * How many make the hour full...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...both, ' They prosper best of all when I am thence. ' 'Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so: ' For what is in this world, but grief and woe ? * O God! methinks, it were & happy life, 9 ' To be no better than a homely swain; * To sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...both, They prosper best of all when I am thence. 'Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so : For what is in this world, but grief and woe? O God ! mcthinks it were a happy life, To be Jio better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do...
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