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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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Renaissance Papers 2003

Christopher Cobb, M. Thomas Hester - 2004 - 192 pages
...settings-forth occur in the play. In the first Petruchio states their humble attire means no shame: "For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; / And as the...darkest clouds, / So honor peereth in the meanest habit" (4.33.172-174). Doing so recalls the theme Both contain significant echoes to the language of...
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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 174 pages
...father's 165 Even in these honest mean habiliments.91 Our purses shall be proud,92 our garments poor. For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich. And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honor peereth93 in the meanest habit. 1 70 What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his feathers...
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Shakespeare and His Comedies

John Russell Brown - 2005 - 252 pages
...his point more explicitly by insisting that Kate returns to Baptista's house in the same manner : 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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Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love

Jill Line - 2006 - 192 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. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his feathers...
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The Black Man: His Antecedents, His Genius, and His Achievements

William Wells Brown - 2007 - 312 pages
...and venerable James Forten, whose whole life was a vindication of the character of his race. " "fig the mind that makes the body rich ; And as the sun...the darkest clouds, So honor peereth in the meanest habit," For several days after the close of the school, the name of Charlotte L, Forten was mentioned...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 60, Theatres for Shakespeare

Peter Holland - 2007 - 381 pages
...sleeves — and a cap (4.3.60, 133, 130, 137), once Petruccio re-launches his clothing metaphor — '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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