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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 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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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - 639 pages
...and Rhetoric," in Bloom, ed., Othello, 1 16. 6. 3.8 THE TAMIXG OF THE SHREW: STRUGGLE OF DOMESTICITY '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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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
...people by clothing or other superficial evidence: Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; And as the...the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit. (IV, iii, 171-174) Later, after Kate has undergone Petruchio's brutal, if well-intentioned,...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 29

Leeds Barroll - 2001 - 280 pages
...labors. Finally, Petruchio decides that they will proceed to her father's house in their old clothes: 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. (166-68) In the light of his previous manipulations, Petruchio's...
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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - 2002 - 228 pages
...tailor, Petruchio explains the point of his antics: 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. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers...
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The Taming of the Shrew

Jennifer Mulherin - 2001 - 32 pages
...appearances do not matter. Petruchio on appearances 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. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his feathers...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - 1989 - 1280 pages
...father's, Even in these honest mean habiliments: Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor; For illiam Shakespeare honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 33

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 236 pages
...your 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. (1v, iii, 165-70) The tone is different from Sonnet 146, but the...
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - 2003 - 260 pages
...restated in the next act when he insists that they travel to her father's house in old clothes: For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; And as the...the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers are more beautiful? Or is...
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