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" tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. "
The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ... - Page 101
1819
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - 1829 - 354 pages
...man in hid nffic-;, but if ii..- rtay "p afler midnight you shall take him napping. — JUshnp CCXLIL 'Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Shakspcare. CCXLIII. Sharpness cuts slight things best;...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 814 pages
...The wars flame most in Summer, and the helmets gliitrr brightest in the fairest sunshine. Spenser. Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content. Than to be perked up in a glittering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Shahxpeare. All that gluten is not gold....
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 17

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 816 pages
...the wind, and wag their wriggle tails, Peor* as a peacock, but nought avails. Spenser. 'Tis belter to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glist'ring grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Shakspeare. Henry VIII. If, after all, you...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1422 pages
...artificial tears, And frame my face to all occasions. Henry VI. Pt. III. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 182. 18 hou graft'st may never grow. Richard II. Act III....Gloucester. "Small herbs have grace, great weeds do gr Henry VIII. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 19. 19 Our content Is our best having. Henry VIII. Act II. во. 3. L....
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An "attic" Philosopher

Emile Souvestre - 1923 - 332 pages
...they dazzle the soul, both are oftenest, as Madame de Stael says, but un deuil eclatant de bonheurl* * Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble...up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Henry VIII., Act II., Scene 3.] CHAPTER VIII MISANTHROPY AND REPENTANCE August -$d, Nine O'clock PM...
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The Man Shakespeare and His Tragic Life-story

Frank Harris - 1909 - 452 pages
...dialogue between Anne Bullen and the Old Lady is extraordinarily reminiscent. When Anne Bullen says — " 'Tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perk'd up in a glistening grief And wear a golden sorrow " I am reminded of Henry VI. And the contention between Anne...
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Shakespeare's Historical Plays, Poems & Sonnets

William Shakespeare - 1924 - 904 pages
...Alas, poor lady ! She 'sa stranger now again. Anne. So much the more Must pity drop upon her. Verily, I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with...up in a glistering grief And wear a golden sorrow. Old L. Our content Is our best having. Anne. By my troth and maidenhead, I would not be a queen. Old...
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The Yale Shakespeare: The life of King Henry the eighth, ed. by J.M. Berdan ...

William Shakespeare - 1925 - 184 pages
...1-11 Cf. n. 14 quarrel: quarreler, the abstract for the concrete 10 the avaunt: the order to be off I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, 20 Than to be perk'd up in a glist'ring grief And wear a golden sorrow. Old La. Our content Is our...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 408 pages
...faithless leather met the dirt, And oftener changed their principles than shirt. r. Poft. E. YOUNG. 'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Kilif Henry Y11I.. Act Ii. Sc. 3. SHAKESPEARE....
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth, Volume 16

William Shakespeare - 1925 - 184 pages
...quarrel: quarreler, the abstract for the concrete 15 sufferance : suffering panging: causing pangs I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, 20 Than to be perk'd up in a glist'ring grief And wear a golden sorrow. Old La. Our content Is our...
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