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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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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...blowing of his nails, Can neither call it perfect day, nor night. THE BLESSINGS OF A SHEPHERD'S LIFE. O God! methinks, it were a happy life, To be no better...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 Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 4

1824
...sentiments might well be supposed to utter those congenial lines which the poet has given him : — O, God ! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better...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 London Magazine, Volume 9

English literature - 1824
...unambitious sentiments might well be supposed to utter those congenial lines which the poet has given Elm:— O God ! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better...homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To cure out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run : How many make the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...dead ! if God's good will were so . For what is in this world, but grief and wo? * 0 God ! melhinks, it were a happy life. To be no better than a homely swain ; ' To sit upon a lull, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...'Would 1 were dead ! if God's good will were so ; * For what is in this world, but grief and wo? * O 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, *...
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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...well be supposed to utter those congenial lines which the poet has given him: — О God ! mi-thinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely awain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see...
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Table-talk: or, Original essays (a selection).

William Hazlitt - 1825
...component parts is beautifully made by King Henry VI. " Oh God! methinksit were a happy life To he 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,...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare: Comprised in Two Hundred and Thirty Vignette ...

John Thurston - 1825 - 1 pages
...walks, insulting o'er his prey; And so he comes to rend his limbs asunder. Act I. Scene III. K. Jim. O God ! methinks, it. were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain. Act II. Scene V. K. Hen. Let me embrace these sour adversities ; For wiser men say, it is the wisest...
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Tremaine; or, The man of refinement, Volume 1

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
...in the beginning of the thirty-third chapter of this instructive work. CHAP. XXXV. TABLE TALK. " Oh God! methinks it were a happy life " To be no better than a homely swain." SHAK&PEARI. " IT is all owing to our departing from nature," said the Doctor, " or being what you are...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1826
...Henry while sitting on the molehill, apart from the battle-field of Towton ; .and is as follows : — " O God ! methinks it were a happy life To be no better...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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