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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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Dramatic Works and Poems, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...leave» his work unfiitÍ4hed." It next is ihn golden apple of Atalanta : — "A quibble is to Shakspeare the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A 3 nibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such elight that he was content...
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The King's College Magazine, Volume 2

1842
...Dr. Johnson's remark upon the quibbling of Shakspeare may be aptly applied to the case of Owen. A pun is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A pun, poor and barren as it is, gives him such delight, that he is content to...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...affection, whether he be amusing attention with incidents, or enchanting it ifi Suspense, let but a quiVok; spring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished....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 New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or the profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection,...whether he be amusing attention with incidents or enchanting oo it in suspense, let but a quibble"] spring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished....
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and ita fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisition,...or enchaining it in suspense — let but a quibble springup before him, and he leaves his work unfinished ! A quibble is the golden apple for which he...
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Ephemera

George William Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton - Canterbury (N.Z.) - 1865 - 377 pages
...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,...golden apple for which he will always turn aside from * King Lear, iii. 7. t De Arte Poeticd, 182-188. + Introduction to the Literature of Europe, III. 577....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, with Biographical Introduction by ...

William Shakespeare - 1865
...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,...enlarging knowledge or exalting affection, whether he be arousing attention with incidents or enchaining it in suspense, let but a quibble spring up before...
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Doubtful plays: Titus Andronicus. Pericles. The two noble kinsmen. Plays ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...engulf him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistibla 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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Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States, Before ..., Volume 3

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868
...out of the way ; it has some malignant power over hia mind, and its fascinations are irresistible. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career.; a quibble, poor and barren as it is, gives him such delight that he is content to purchase it by the...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS AND POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

SAMUEL WLLER SINGER, F.S.A. - 1871
...partridge or a pheasant ; for " whatever be the dignity or the profundity of his disquisition, &c. &c. sery doth she cut me off. Commend me to your It next is the golden apple of Atalanta: — "A quibble is to Shakspeare the golden apple for which...
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