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" I wish thee, Vin, before all wealth, Both bodily and ghostly health ; Nor too much wealth nor wit come to thee So much of either may undo thee. I wish thee learning, not for show, Enough for to instruct and know ; Not such as gentlemen require To prate... "
Annual Register of World Events - Page 208
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Over Bremerton's: An Easy-going Chronicle

Edward Verrall Lucas - 1908 - 304 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct, and know; Not such as gentlemen require, To prate at table, or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy...thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support; To keep thee, not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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Over Bemerton's: An Easy-going Chronicle

Edward Verrall Lucas - 1908 - 306 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct, and know; Not such as gentlemen require, To prate at table, or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy...thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support; To keep thee, not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - 1908 - 862 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct and know; Not such as gentlemen require To prate at table, or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy...thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support To keep thee, not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in all...
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Over Bemerton's: An Easy-going Chronicle

Edward Verrall Lucas - 1908 - 304 pages
...Next to the Farewell, the Bishop's prettiest verses are to his son Vincent, on his third birthday: — I wish thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support; To keep thee, not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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The Outlook, Volume 93

1909 - 1110 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct, and know; Not such as gentlemen require, To prate at table, or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy...thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support ; To keep thee, not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1909 - 636 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct and know ; Not such as gentlemen require To prate at table or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy father's fortunes and hi» places. I wish thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support ; To keep thee not...
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The Pageant of English Poetry: Being 1150 Poems and Extracts by 300 Authors

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1911 - 642 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct and know ; Not such as gentlemen require To prate at table or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy...thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support ; To keep thee not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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The Romance of Wills and Testaments

Edgar Vine Hall - 1912 - 264 pages
...require, To prate at table, or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy father's fortune, and his places. I wish thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on but support ; To keep thee, not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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The Cream of Curiosity: Being an Account of Certain Historical and Literary ...

Reginald Leslie Hine - 1920 - 476 pages
...Gentlemen require To prate at table or at fier ; I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy father's fortune and his places. I wish thee friends and one at Court, Not to build on, but to support ; Not to helpe thec in doing many Oppressions but from suffering any. I wish thee*peace in all thy...
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A Book of English Verse on Infancy and Childhood

Leonard Southerden Wood - 1921 - 396 pages
...not for show, Enough for to instruct and know ; Not such as gentlemen require To prate at table or at fire. I wish thee all thy mother's graces, Thy...thee friends, and one at court, Not to build on, but support ; To keep thee not in doing many Oppressions, but from suffering any. I wish thee peace in...
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