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" tis the mind that makes the body rich ; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers are more beautiful ? Or is the adder better than the eel,... "
Kimball's Business Speller: Designed for Use in Commercial Schools ... - Page 112
by Gustavus Sylvester Kimball - 1905 - 141 pages
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 1263 pages
...father's, Even in these honest mean habiliments: Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor; For ur Grace. DUKE OF GLOSTER. Then send for one presently. MAYOR OF ST. ALBAN'S. Sirrah, go fet honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers...
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Brightest Heaven of Invention: A Christian Guide to Six Shakespeare Plays

Peter J. Leithart - 1996 - 286 pages
...dressed in a fancy gown is still a shrew. This is the point of his lecture on the value of clothing: 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his feathers...
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - 1997 - 403 pages
...father's Even in these honest, mean habiliments; Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich, And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. (4.3.167-72) Or, as Shakespeare puts it in Sonnet 146, 'Within...
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - 1997 - 86 pages
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The Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: The Complete Works Annotated

William Shakespeare - 1979 - 2364 pages
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - 1999 - 408 pages
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Library of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 476 pages
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - 1999 - 408 pages
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - 1998 - 248 pages
...father's, Even in these honest mean habiliments. Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, 170 So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his...
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Bloody Constraint: War and Chivalry in Shakespeare

Theodor Meron - 1998 - 256 pages
...merit was more important than nobility of birth. Petruccio underlines the importance of merit: For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich, And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. (The Taming of the Shrew, IV.iii.170-72) King Simonides makes...
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