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" Do cream and mantle like a standing pond; And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit ; As who should say, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark! O "
Elements of Criticism - Page 407
by Lord Henry Home Kames - 1833 - 504 pages
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - 1709 - 3324 pages
...purpofe to be dreft in an Opinion Of Wifdom, Gravity, profound Conceit, As who fhould fay, I am, Sir, an Oracle; And when I ope my Lips, let no Dog bark. O my Anthem*, I do know of thefe, That therefore only are reputed Wife, For faying nothing; who I am...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 3

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1762
...With purpofe to be drefs'd in an, opinion, Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit.; As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark! O my Anthonio, I rlo know of thofc, That therefore only are reputed wile, . . -. For faying nothing,...
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Much ado about nothing. The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1762
...entertain, With parpofe to be dreft in an opinion Ofwildom, gravity, profound conceit; As who fhould lay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark J 0 my Antbonio, \ do know of thofe, That therefore only are reputed wife, For faying nothing ; who,...
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The Works of Shakespeare: in Eight Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1767
...fure, With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Ofwifdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark ! Which hearing them, would call their brothers fools. If they ihculd fpeak, would almoft damn thofe...
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The Works of Shakespear: Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...entertain. With purpofe to be dreft in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark! 0 my Anthonio, I do know of thofe, That therefore only are reputed wife, For faying nothing ; who....
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'Squire Randal's excursion round London: or, A week's frolic in 1776, with ...

Randal (squire.) - 1777
...twitches his enormous periwig, and looks, to (ife the- language of Shakefpeare, as who fhould fay, ** I am Sir Oracle; and when I ope my lips, let no dog bark I" I remember him, about fcur years ago, a very worthy, modeft, diffident, and fkilful man, who ufed...
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Modern Characters for 1778, Parts 1-2

William Shakespeare - 1778
...be dreft in an opinion Qf wifdom, gravity, profoand conceit} As By SHAKESPEAR. 37 As who fhould fay, I am Sir Oracle^ And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark! Mereb. of Ven. Act I. Mifs MODES TH. Miflrefs, know yourfelf, down on your knees, And thank heav'n,...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1788
...entertain, With purpofe to be drefs'd in an opinion Of wifdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who faould fay, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark! O my Anthonio, I do know of thofe, That therefore only are repuled wife, For faying nothing. Again: Merchant...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Works: With Explanatory Notes, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1790
...an oracle - - Temfeft. Some oracle muft rectify our knowledge - - Hid. As who ihould fay, I am Sir Oracle, and when I ope my lips, let no dog bark Merchant tf fact. From the oracle they will brin/ all - Winter's Tale. Yet (hall the oracle...
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Shakspeare's Dramatic Works: With Explanatory Notes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1790
...With purpofe to be drift in an opinion Of wif^om, gravity, profound conceit ; As who fhould fay, " 1 am Sir Oracle, " And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark !" O, my Anthonio, I do know of theft, Ba/. Gratiano fpcaks an infinite deal of nothing more than any man...
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