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not such grinning honour as Sir Walter hath: give ine life : which if I can save, so; if not, honour comes unlook'd for, and there's an end.
Henry IV. P. 1, A. 5, S. 3. I will intreat you, when you
fee To tell him, that his sword can never win The honour that he loses.
All's well that ends well, A. 3, S. 2. A jewel in a ten-times barr'd-up chest Is-a bold spirit in a loyal breast. Mine honour is my life; both grow in one; Take'honour from me, and my life is done.
Richard 11. A. 1, S. 1. I am not covetous for gold ; Nor care I, who doth feed upon my cost; It yerns me not, if men my garments wear; Such outward things dwell not in my
desires : But, if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending foul alive.
Henry V. A. 4, S. 3.
If they wrong her honour, The proudest of them shall well hear of it.
Much ado about nothing, A. 4, S. 1. Those that leave their valiant bones in France, Dying like men, though buried in your dunghills, They shall be fam'd; for there the sun shall greet
them, And draw their honours reeking up to heaven; Leaving their earthly parts to choak your clime
Henry V. A. 4, S. 3. Though we lay those honours on this man, To ease ourselves of divers flanderous loads, He shall but bear them as the ass bears gold, To groan and sweat under the business, Either led or driven, as we point the way.
Julius Cæfar, A. 4, S. 1.
New-inade honour doth forget men's names;
Measure for Measure, A. 3, S. 1.
Merchant of Venice, A. 2, S. 9.
What, shall one of us,
If, you can report,
Henry VIII. A. 2, S. 4.
I 'Tis too respective.] i. e. respectful.
STEEVENS. “ Respective” is not, in this place, respectful, but particular
, too much attached to self.
H OP E.
flatterer. Tempest, A. 3, S. 3.
3, S. 1.
Were it good,
Henry IV. P. I, A. 4, S. 1.
the debt I never promised, By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hopes.
Henry IV. P. 1, A. 1, S. 2.
In God's name, march: True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.
Richard III. A. 5, S. 2. O momentary grace of mortal men, Which we mure hunt for than the grace of God! Who builds his hope in air of your fair looks, Lives like a drunken sailor on a mast;
therein should we read The very bottom and the soul of hope. To read the bottom and soul of hope, and the bound of fortunè, though all the copies, and all the editors have received it, surely cannot be right. I can think on no other word than risque.
“therein should we risque “ The very bottom, &c.”
Johnson. Change is unnecessary. "To read" is to discover.' We now talk of reading a man, i. e. that we are able to discover, that we can cafily see through his designs.
Ready, with every nod, to tumble down
Richard III. A. 3, S. 4.
Henry VI. P. 2, A. 3, S. 3. The ample proposition, that hope makes In all designs begun on earth below, Fails in the promis'd largeness: checks and disasters Grow in the reins of actions highest rear'd: As knots, by the conflux of meeting sap, Insect the sound pine, and divert his grain, Tortive and errant from his course of growth.
Troilus and Cressida, A. 1, S. 3.
O, how wretched Is that poor man, that hangs on princes favours ! . There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and our ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have; And when he falls, he falls like Lucifer; Never to hope again. Henry VIII. A. 3, S. 2. I will despair, and be at enmity With cozening hope: he is a flatterer, A parasite, a keeper back of death, Who gently would diffolve the bands of life.
Richard II. A. 2, S. 2.
A cause on foot Lives so in hope, as in an early spring We see the appearing buds; which, to prove fruit, Hope gives not so much warrant as despair; That frosts will bite them.
Henry IV. P. 2, A. 1, S. 3. The miserable have no other medicine, But only hope. Measure for Measure, A. 3, S. 1.
I sometimes do believe, and sometimes do not;
As you like it, A. 5, S. 4.
Much ado about nothing, A. 1, S. 1.
The đemy Atlas of this earth, the arm
Antony and Cleopatra, A. I, S. 5.
As those that fear they hope, and know they fear.] This strange nonsense should be read thus :
“ As those that fear their hap, and know their fear.” i.c. As those that fear the issue of a thing, when they know their fear to be well grounded.
WARBURTON. The depravation of the line is evident, but I do not think the learned commentator's emendation very happy. I read thus : “ As those that fear with hope, and hope with fear.”
JOHNSON. The author of the Revisal would read :
“ As those that fear their hope, and know their fear." Blackstone,
“ As those that feign they hope, and know they fear." Musgrave,
" As those that fear, then hope, and know their fear." I read,
“ As those that hope they fear, then know they fear." I am puzzled, or perplexed like to those persons, who at one time form to themselves imaginary notions or fears; who then hope those fears are groundless, and who afterwards are convinced that they are fo.
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