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" O God! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes how they run, How many make the hour full complete; How many hours bring... "
Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement - Page 286
by Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1843
...thence. Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so ; For what is in this world but grief and woe? 0 God ! methinks , it were a happy life , To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill , as I do now , To carve out dials quaintly , point by point , Thereby to see...
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The Ladies' Scrap-book ...

Gift books - 1845 - 336 pages
...ROGER .SHERMAN a JUDGE, and a SIGNER of the DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ! THE SHEPHERD. SHAKSFE ARE . O GOD ! methinks, it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...The still discordant wavering multitude — Can play upon it. —Henry IV. Part II. SHEPHERD'S LIFE. OH God ! methinks it were a happy life To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now ; To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...thence. Would I were dead ! if God's good will were so ; For what is in this world but grief and woe? O have contriv'd his end ? W in. He was a king, bless'd of the King of kin ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...liberal eye doth give to every one, Thawing cold fear. Haw» Г [The Bletnngi of a Shepherd*! Life.] 0 1 Ğ , %q%d K) H T 0 fzy M % c T"! %Ӏ RH^0h ?( @M ; To sit Upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: King Henry IV, part 2 ; Henry V ; King Henry VI

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - Azerbaijan - 1847
...! if God's good will were so : ' For what is in this world, but grief and woe ? * 0 God ! methiuks, it were a happy life ', ' To be no better than a homely swain ; * To sit upon a hill, as I do now, * To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, * Thereby to see...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1901
...garments, though new fangled ill, Some in their hawks and hounds, some in their horse. Sonnet XCI. О God ! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...thence. Would I were dead! if God's good will were so: For what is this world but grief and woe ? Ah me ! methinks it were a happy life To be no better than a homely swain; To sit upon a hill, as I do now; To carve out dials quaintly, point by point; Thereby to see the minutes...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...give to every one, Thawing cold fear. Haw, Г [The Blessings of a ShtpkenTi Life,} 0 Ood ! racthinks rt Chambers ; To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the...
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An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches

Jerry Blunt - Acting - 1990 - 207 pages
...thence. Would I were dead! if God's good will were so; For what is in this world but grief and woe? O God! methinks it were a happy life, To be no better than a homely swain: To sit upon a hill, as I do now, To carve out dials quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes...
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