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BEAUTIES OF SHAKSPEARE.
All's well that Ends Well.
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E thou blest, Bertram! and succeed thy father
Contend for empire in thee; and thy goodness
TOO AMBITIOUS LOVE.
I am undone; there is no living, none, If Bertram be away.
It were all one, That I should love a bright particular star, And think to wed it, he is so above me: In his bright radiance and collateral light Must I be comforted, not in his sphere. The ambition in my love thus plagues itself: The hind that would be mated by the lion, Must die for love. 'Twas pretty, though a plague,
To see him every hour; to sit and draw
I know him a notorious liar,
THE REMEDY OF EVILS GENERALLY IN OURSELVES.
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie,
CHARACTER OF A NOBLE COURTIER.
In his youth He had the wit, which I can well observe To-day in our young lords; but they may jest Till their own scorn return to them unnoted, Ere they can hide their levity in honour. So like a courtier, contempt nor bitterness Were in his pride or sharpness; if they were, His equal had awak'd them; and his honour, Clock to itself, knew the true minute when Exception bid him speak, and at this time, His tongue obey'd his hand 9: who were below him He us'd as creatures of another place: And bow'd his eminent top to their low ranks,
* Helena considers her heart as the tablet on which his resemblance was pourtrayed. † Peculiarity of feature.
# Countenance. § His is put for its.