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The mind of Shakspere was as a magic mirror, in which all human nature's possible forms and combinations were present, intuitively and inherently-not conceived-but as connatural portions of his own humanity."
I set you up a glass,
Where you may see the inmost part of you.
ACCORDING TO THEIR RESPECTIVE VIRTUES AND
It much repairs a me
To talk of your good father: In his youth
In their poor praise he humbled: Such a man
Might be a copy to these younger times;
Which follow'd well, would demonstrate them now But goers backward.
His plausive words
He scatter'd not in ears, but grafted them,
On the catastrophe and heel of pastime,
To repair signifies to renovate.
Of younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses
A son, who is the theme of honour's tongue;
He is gracious, if he be observed;
Yet notwithstanding, being incensed, he 's flint;
As flaws congealed in the spring of day.
Never a man's thought in the world keeps the road-way better than thine.
The tide of blood in me
Hath proudly flow'd in vanity, till now:
Where it shall mingle with the state of floods,
I have spirit to do any thing that appears not foul in the truth of my spirit.
This fellow's of exceeding honesty,
c. Has an attention shown him.
He abounds in capricious fancies, as winter abounds in moisture.
And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit,
I suppose him virtuous, know him noble,
Of great estate, of fresh and stainless youth;
Your desert speaks loud, and I should wrong it,
A forted residence, 'gainst the tooth of time,
The man is noble, and his fame folds in
There is a kind of character in thy life,
Thou had'st rather
Follow thine enemy in a fiery gulf,
Than flatter him in a bower.
In thy face I see
The map of honour, truth, and loyalty.
He's gentle; never school'd, and yet learned; full of noble device; of all sortsf enchantingly beloved. 10-i. 1.
He is precise;
Stands at a guards with envy; scarce confesses,
• Well spoken of by the world.
Of all ranks.
On his defence.