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" The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues. "
All's well that ends well. Twelfth Night. Winter's tale. Macbeth - Page 101
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the ...

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 580 pages
...dignity, that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. 1 Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...and ill together : our virtues would be proud, if oar faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues....
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Select Reviews, Volume 2

1809 - 448 pages
...paint a demon. The truth, as in other cases, most prohahly lies hetween the two extremes : " The weh of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. Our virtues would he proud, if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 476 pages
...diguity, that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. I Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn. good and ill tngether : our virtues would be prond, if our fanlts whipped them not; and our crimes would despair,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 362 pages
...dignity, that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. 1 Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...together : our virtues would be proud, if o,ur faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd by our virtues. — Enter...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1810 - 434 pages
...dignity, that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. 1 Lord. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...together : our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues. — únter...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 pages
...twenty to follow my own teaching. Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues we write in water. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together ; our virtues would be proud, if oar faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 424 pages
...dignity, that his valour hath here acquired for him, shall at home be encountered with a shame as ample. 1 LORD. The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good...together : our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipped them not ; and our sc. in. THAT ENDS WELL. 351 crimes would despair, if they were not cherish'd...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815 - 748 pages
...with our earlier wiiters, the mistake was easily made. Shakspeare has the same thought in All's Well. 'The web of our life is of a mingled yarn ; good and ill together.' Or ' wing' may be a misprint for ming, ie mixtuie. The word is common with the earlier writers. Either...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 480 pages
...friendship for Claudio, and a heart-felt reverence for Isabella ; as if on purpose to teach us that " the web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together." And perhaps the seeming " snow-broth blood " of Angelo puts him upon affecting a more frisky circulation...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 2

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1817 - 874 pages
...&c. To give but a very few instances in a point so well known : All's Well that Ends Well, p. 435 : The Web of our Life is of a mingled Yarn, good and ill together. Othello, p. 585 : I am glad thy father 's dead ; Thy match was mortal to him, and pure grief Shore...
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