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To mask thy monstrous visage? Seek none, conspiracy;
Hide it in smiles and affability:
For if thou put thy native semblance on,
Not Erebus himself were dim enough
To hide thee from prevention.

29–ii. 1. 234

Diseases, desperate grown,
By desperate appliance are relieved,
Or not at all.

36_iv. 3. 235 Such is the infection of the time, That, for the health and physic of our right, We cannot deal but with the very hand Of stern injustice and confused wrong. 16-v. 2.

236 If that the heavens do not their spirits Send quickly down to tame these vile offences, 'Twill come, Humanity must perforce prey on itself, Like monsters of the deep.

34-iv. 2.

237 Though some of you, with Pilate, wash your hands, Showing an outward pity; yet you Pilates Have here delivered me to my sour cross, And water cannot wash away your sin. 17-iv. 1

238 These growing feathers, pluck'd from Cæsar's wing, Will make him fly an ordinary pitch: Who else would soar above the view of men, And keep us all in servile fearfulness. 29-i. 1.


Before him
He carries noise, and behind him he leaves tears.

28-ii. 1.

When first this order was ordain'd,
Knights of the garter were of noble birth ;
Valiant, and virtuous, full of haughty courage,
Such as were grown to credit by the wars ;

Not fearing death, nor shrinking for distress,
But always resolute in most extremes. 21-iv. 1.

241 The horn and noise o' the monsters.

28-iii. 1.


Our fathers' minds are dead,
And we are govern’d with our mothers' spirits ;
Our yoke and sufferance show us womanish.

29^i. 3. 243 Authority bears a credent bulk, That no particular scandal once can touch, But it confounds the breather.

5-iv. 4.


Whether it be the fault and glimpse of newness ;
Or whether that the body public be
A horse, whereon the governor doth ride,
Who, newly in the seat, that it may know
He can command, lets it straight feel the spur :
Whether the tyranny be in his place,
Or in his eminence that fills it up,
I stagger in.

5-i. 3. 245

His life is parallel'd Even with the stroke and line of his great justice; He doth with holy abstinence subdue That in himself, which he spurs on his power To qualify in others : were he meal'd [nous; With that which he corrects, then were he tyranBut this being so, he's just.

5-iv. 2.

What his high hatred would effect, wants not
A minister in his power: You know his nature,
That he's revengeful; and I know, his sword
Hath a sharp edge : it's long, and, it may be said,
It reaches far; and where 'twill not extend,
Thither he darts it.

25-i. 1. 247

When he speaks not like a citizen, You find him like a soldier : Do not take His rougher accents for malicious sounds, But, as


say, such as become a soldier, Rather than envy you.

28-iii. 3. 248 He bore him in the thickest troop, As doth a lion in a herd of neat: Or as a bear, encompass'd round with dogs; Who having pinch'd a few, and made them cry, The rest stand all aloof, and bark at him. 23-ii. 1.


18-v. 1.

I do not think, a braver gentleman,
More active-valiant, or more valiant-young,
More daring, or more bold, is now alive,
To grace this latter age with noble deeds.


In speech, in gait,
In diet, in affections of delight,
In military rules, humours of blood,
He was the mark and glass, copy and book,
That fashion'd others.

19-ii. 3.


He hath borne himself beyond the promise of his age; doing, in the figure of a lamb, the feats of a lion : he hath, indeed, better bettered expectation.

6-1. 1.

252 In war was never lion raged more fierce, In peace was never gentle lamb more mild.

17-ii. 1.

He, in his blaze of wrath, subscribes

To tender objects; but he, in heat of action,
Is more vindicative than jealous love. 26-iv. 5.


He stopp'd the fliers;
And, by his rare example, made the coward
Turn terror into sport; as waves before
A vessel under sail, so men obey'd,
And fell below his stem.

28-ii. 2.

255 I had rather have my wounds to heal again, Than hear say how I got them.

28-i. 2.

256 Thou art a soldier, therefore seldom rich. 27-i. 2.

His death (whose spirit lent a fire
Even to the dullest peasant in his camp)
Being bruited once, took fire and heat away
From the best temper'd courage in his troops.

19–i. 1,



He has been bred i' the wars
Since he could draw a sword, and is ill-school'd
In bolted language; meal and bran together
He throws without distinction.

28-iii. 1.

259 0, wither'd is the garland of the war, The soldier's pole is fallen.

30-iv. 13.

260 The present wars devour him : he is grown Too proud to be so valiant. ....

Such a nature, Tickled with good success, disdains the shadow Which he treads on at noon.

28-i. 1. 261

Who lined himself with hope,
Eating the air on promise of supply,
Flattering himself with project of a power
Much smaller than the smallest of his thoughts;
And so, with great imagination,

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Proper to madmen, led his powers to death,
And, winking, leap'd into destruction.

Whilst lions war, and battle for their dens,
Poor harmless lambs abide their enmity.

23-ii. 5.


Our countrymen Are men more order'd, than when Julius Cæsar Smiled at their lack of skill, but found their courage Worthy his frowning at: Their discipline (Now mingled with their courages) will make known To their approvers, they are people, such That mend upon the world.

31-ii. 4. 264

A fellow
That never set a squadron in the field,
Nor the division of a battle knows
More than a spinster: unless the bookish theoric,
Wherein the toged consuls can propose
As masterly as he: mere prattle, without practice,
Is all his soldiership.

37-i. 1.

265 The gallant militarist, that had the whole theoric* of war in the knot of his scarf, and the practice in the chapet of his dagger.

11-iv. 3.

266 Captain! thou abominable cheater, art thou not ashamed to be called-captain? If captains were of my mind, they would truncheon you out, for taking their names upon you before you have earned them. You a captain, you slave! for what? 19ji. 4.

267 That such a slave as this should wear a sword, Who wears no honesty!

34-ii. 2. * Theory.

| The point of the scabbard.

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