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" There are a sort of men, whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond; And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, ' I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope... "
Leipziger repertorium der deutschen und ausländischen literatur: Ier-cviier ... - Page 334
1860
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The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1773
...With With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Ofwifdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! 0 my Antbonio, I do know of thoie, That therefore only are reputed wife, For faying nothing ; w ho,...
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Midsummer night's dream. Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming the shrew

William Shakespeare - 1773
...With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Ofwifdom, gravity, profound conceit j As who mould fay, lam Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! O, my Anthonio, 1 do know of thofe, That therefore only are reputed wife, For faying nothing •,...
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The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated

Elizabeth Griffith, Mrs. Griffith (Elizabeth) - Didactic drama, English - 1775 - 528 pages
...entertain, With purpofe to be drcft in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity profound conceit; As who mould fay, ' " I am Sir Oracle, " And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark •!" O, my Anthonio, I do know of thofe, That therefore only are reputed wife, for faying nothing...
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'Squire Randal's excursion round London: or, A week's frolic in 1776, with ...

Randal (squire.) - 1777
...twitches his enormous periwig, and looks, to (ife the- language of Shakefpeare, as who fhould fay, ** I am Sir Oracle ; and when I ope my lips, let no dog bark I" I remember him, about fcur years ago, a very worthy, modeft, diffident, and fkilful man, who ufed...
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Modern Characters for 1778, Parts 1-2

William Shakespeare - Biography (British) - 1778
...purpofe to be drefl in an opinion . , . Of wifdom, gravity, profoand conceit ; As As who ftiould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark! Me re h. of Ven. A&. I. Mifs MODES — TH. Miftrefs, know yourfelf, down on your knees, And thank heav'n,...
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Stockdale's edition of Shakespeare, with explanatory notes

William Shakespeare - 1784
...With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who fhould fay, " 1 am Sir Oracle, «' And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark !" O, my Anthomo, I do know of tliefe, 'or faying nothing ; who, 1 am very furf, [ears, f they fhould...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakspeare: In Six Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Joseph Rann - 1787
...entertain, With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who mould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! O, my Anthonio, I do know of thefe, That therefore only are reputed wife, e the Fool:] — the charafter...
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A Concordance to Shakespeare: Suited to All the Editions, in which the ...

Andrew Becket - 1787 - 470 pages
...entertain, With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! Merchant of Venice ', A. i, SI Ships are but boards, failors but men : there be land rats, and water...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1788
...With purpofe to be drcii'd in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! O my Anthonio, I do know of thofe, That therefore only are reputed wife, For dying nothing. Merchant...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...With purpofe to be drcft in -an opinion Of wildom, gravity, profound conceit; As who fliould fay, " ck Q, my Anthonio, I do know of thofe, That therefore only are reputed wife, For faying nothing ; who,...
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