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" Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. "
The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ... - Page 418
by William Shakespeare - 1797
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Discourses, addresses and memoir

Robert Cassie Waterston - 1893
...Shakspeare bring home the same truth to our minds, which was proclaimed by apostles and prophets ? — " Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 't were all alike As if we had them not." If...
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Sketches of Irish character. Illustr. ed

Anna Maria Hall - 1842 - 80 pages
...to the completion of the perfect happiness, to which she was so fully and so justly entitled : — " Heaven doth with us as we with torches do; Not light them for ourselves ; for if her virtues Had not gone forth of her, 'twere all alike As if she had them not."...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...history Fully unfold : Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do; Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of- us, 't were all alike As if we had them not. Spirits...
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The Karen Apostle: Or, Memoir of Ko Thah-byu, the First Karen Convert, with ...

Francis Mason - Christian converts - 1843 - 153 pages
...of three or four millions, will not withhold a sum so paltry, to accomplish an object so glorious. " Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves. If onr possessions Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike, As if we had them not. Spirits...
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The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in which those words are ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...and thy belongings, Are not thine own so proper, as to waste Thyself upon thy virtues, them on thce. gbroke themselves : for if our virtues Did not fo forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits...
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Quarterly Papers on Architecture, Volume 1

John Weale - Architecture - 1844
...forefathers. This is no less than a relighting of the old lamp for its own defunct purposes. But, — " Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits...
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The Hierarchical Despotism: Lectures on the Mixture of Civil and ...

George Barrell Cheever - Apostolic succession - 1844 - 120 pages
...counteracts our selfishness. Our •world would be an open, undisguised hell of wickedness, if he did not. Heaven doth with us, as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves. Heaven makes even a purely ambitious mind, and a 3* purely ambitious hierarchy, in spite...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...self-appreciation, which most men display, who are conscious of superior powers. GIFTS NOT OUR OWN. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 't were all alike As if we had them not.* Spirits...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...self-appreciation, which most men display, who are conscious of superior powers. GIFTS NOT OUR OWN. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 't were all alike As if we had them not.* Spirits...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...: thyself and thy belongings, Are not thine own so proper as to waste Thyself upon thy virtue, then on thee. Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all as if We had them not: spirits are...
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