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" When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ... - Page 485
by William Shakespeare - 1823
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Electronic journals - 1903
...the Prince, when he kills Hotspur, speaks thus :— lll-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough. Shakspeare has in ' Uymbeline ' a line with a thought similar to one of Horace, though differently...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart ! — Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...should not make so dear a show of zeal : — But let my favors1 hide thy mangled face ; And5 even in thy behalf, I'll thank myself For doing these fair rites...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1850
...kingdom for it was too small a bound ; But now, two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough.—This earth, that bears thee dead, Bears not alive so stout...should not make so dear a show of zeal:— But let my favors 1 hide thy mangled face; And, even in thy behalf, I'll thank myself For doing these fair rites...
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War; Religiously, Morally and Historically Considered

Peter Freeland Aiken - 1850 - 120 pages
...isle against a leaguing world." THOMPSON'S Liberty. " 111 weaVd ambition, how much art thou shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough." SHAKSPEARE. The greater part of the world is still in heathen ignorance and superstition, imperfectly...
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 345 pages
...ON Tin DEATH OF HOTSPUR. Brave Percy, fare thee well. Ill weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...of zeal: But let my favours* hide thy mangled face; And even, in thy behalf, I'll thank myself For doing thee these fair rites of tenderness. Adieu, and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...worms, brave Percy. Fare thee well, great heart! — Ill-weaved ambition, how much art . thou shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...should not make so dear a show of zeal : — But let my favors hide thy mangled face; And, even in thy behalf, I'll thank myself For doing these fair rites...
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The comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...worms, brave Percy: Fare thee well, great heart! — Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...thou wert sensible of courtesy, I should not make so great» a show of zeal : — But let my favours'" hide thy mangled face ; And, even in thy behalf,...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1851
...worms, brave Percy: Fare thee well, great heart! — Ill-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...thou wert sensible of courtesy, I should not make so great* a show of zeal : — But let my favours'1 hide thy mangled face ; And, even in thy behalf, I...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere: Comedies ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...worms, brave Percy : Fare thee well, great heart ! — Dl-weav'd ambition, how much art thou shrunk ! When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...earth Is room enough : — This earth, that bears thee clc:id, Bears not alive so stout a gentleman. If thou wert sensible of courtesy, I should not make...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1851
...PASSAGES. In Shakspeare's Henry IV., Act V. Sc. 4., the Prince exclaims, beholding Percy's corpse, — " When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom...But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough I " In Ovid we find the following parallel : — " jacet ccce Tibullus, Vix manet e toto parva quod...
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