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" Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad.' ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in, stones, and good in every... "
Much ado about nothing. The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. As you ... - Page 283
by William Shakespeare - 1762
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...persuade me what 1 am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1818
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life, exempt from public haunt. Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Fmds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks. Sermons in stones, and good in ev'ry thing....
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...persuade me what I am. Swret are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...persuade me what 1 am. Sweet are me uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears speare haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and done. ADVERSITY. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Wears yet a precious jewel in his head : And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1824 - 385 pages
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1824
...persuade me what I am. Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head ; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks. Sermons in stones, and good in every thing....
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