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" A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight that he was content to purchase it by the sacrifice of reason, propriety, and truth.... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 311
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1793
...whether he be amufmg attention with incidents, or enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished....is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - 1800
...enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfiniihed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...enchaining it in fufpcnfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinifhed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1803
...and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge, or exalting affection,...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - 1803
...enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinifhed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1804
...him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisition,...whether he be amusing attention with incidents or enchanting it in suspense, let but a quibble spring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished....
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The Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare: Printed Complete, with D. Samuel ...

William Shakespeare - 1802
...with incidents, or enchaining it iu fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leave* his work unfinished. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or Hoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and its fascinations Pre irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisition,...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1806
...and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection,...whether he be amusing attention with incidents, or enchanting it in suspense, let but a quibble spring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisition,...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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