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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 dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1850
...cape. • 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...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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Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance

Alfred Pownall - 1864 - 86 pages
...speak approvingly of the outlay, except those whose approval and commendation are not worth possessing. "Tis the mind that makes the body rich And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. Taming of the Shrew, iv. 3. If they have good looks and a virtuous...
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Taming of the Shrew: A Comedy

William Shakespeare - 1887 - 75 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...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 ? 0, no,...
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When the Theater Turns to Itself: The Aesthetic Metaphor in Shakespeare

Sidney Homan - 1981 - 238 pages
...the man, at least not the real man (3.2.119). Petruchio knows well enough the proper priorities: "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" (4.3.174-76). The union with Kate, superficially embodying sex...
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Shakespeare's Comic Commonwealths

Camille Wells Slights - 1993 - 290 pages
...then capriciously denying her the proposed finery, he expounds the moral even more explicitly: 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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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 678 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, 170 So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark Because his...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...the value of judging by quality and not appearance: 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) The man who utters these lines is a fellow of substance, and the woman who...
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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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