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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Shakespeare. (1564–1616) (continued)
 
471
    The weariest and most loathed worldly life
That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment
Can lay on nature, is a paradise
To what we fear of death.
          Measure for Measure. Act iii. Sc. 1.
472
    The hand that hath made you fair hath made you good. 1
          Measure for Measure. Act iii. Sc. 1.
473
    Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
          Measure for Measure. Act iii. Sc. 1.
474
    There, at the moated grange, resides this dejected Mariana. 2
          Measure for Measure. Act iii. Sc. 1.
475
    O, what may man within him hide,
Though angel on the outward side!
          Measure for Measure. Act iii. Sc. 2.
476
    Take, O, take those lips away,
  That so sweetly were forsworn;
And those eyes, the break of day,
  Lights that do mislead the morn:
But my kisses bring again, bring again;
Seals of love, but sealed in vain, sealed in vain. 3
          Measure for Measure. Act iv. Sc. 1.
477
    Every true man’s apparel fits your thief.
          Measure for Measure. Act iv. Sc. 2.
478
    We would, and we would not.
          Measure for Measure. Act iv. Sc. 4.
479
    A forted residence ’gainst the tooth of time
And razure of oblivion.
          Measure for Measure. Act v. Sc. 1.
480
    Truth is truth
To the end of reckoning.
          Measure for Measure. Act v. Sc. 1.
481
    My business in this state
Made me a looker on here in Vienna.
          Measure for Measure. Act v. Sc. 1.
 
Note 1.
See Spenser, Quotation 26. [back]
Note 2.
”Mariana in the moated grange,”—the motto used by Tennyson for the poem “Mariana.” [back]
Note 3.
This song occurs in Act v. Sc. 2 of Beaumont and Fletcher’s Bloody Brother, with the following additional stanza:—

Hide, O, hide those hills of snow,
Which thy frozen bosom bears,
On whose tops the pinks that grow
Are of those that April wears!
But first set my poor heart free,
Bound in those icy chains by thee. [back]
 

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