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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 auslšndischen literatur: Ier-cviier ... - Page 334
1860
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 49

English literature - 1837
...PEDLINGTON DICTATOR," with that I begin. Its motto (adopted, no doubt, for its rigid applicability) is " I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark." " Last night our Dramatic Temple was opened for the season to the votaries of Thalia and Melpomene....
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who should say, / am Sir Oracle *, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark 2 / * So quartos ; first folio, an oracle. " A worldling here, I must hie to my grave ; " For this...
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The Works of the Rev. George Crabbe, Volume 2

George Crabbe - English poetry - 1823
...And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion ; As who should say, " I am Sir Oracle, " And when I ope my lips let no dog bark." Merchant of Venice. Sum felix ; quis enim neget ? felixque manebo ; Hoc quoque quis dubitet ? Tutum...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who should say, / am sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! O, my Antonio, I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing ; who,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Measure for ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...With purpose to be drcst in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who should say, / am sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark '. O, my Antonio, 1 do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing ; who,...
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The Plays, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1824
...dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; * Obstinate silence. As who should say, I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark .' O, my Antonio, I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing ; who,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...entertain, With purpose to be drest in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who should say, I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope 'my lips, let no docj bark ! Lord Angelo is precise ; Stands at a guard with envy ; scarce confesses That his blood...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...ain, V, in. purpose to be drest in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit, As who should say. I am, sir, Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! I'll tell thee more of this another time; Bui fish not with this melancholy bait For this fool's...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English drama - 1826
...With purpose to be drest in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who should say, " I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark !" O, my Antonio, I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise For saying nothing : who,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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 my lips, let no dog bark ! O, my Antonio, I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing; who,...
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