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This has no holding, To swear by him whom I protest to love, That I will work against him.

All's well that ends well, A. 4, S. 2.

Holy father; throw away that thought;
Believe not that the dribbling dart of love
Can pierce a complete bosom.

Measure for Measure, A. 1, S. 4.
O, bid me leap, rather than marry Paris,
From off the battlements of yonder tower;
Or walk in thievish ways; or bid me lurk
Where serpents are; chain me with roaring bears; :
Or hide me nightly in a charnel house,
Things that, to hear them told, have made metremble;
And I will do it without fear or doubt, .
To live an unstain'd wife to my sweet love.

Romeo and Juliet, A. 4, S. 1. It was the lark, the herald of the morn.. No nightingale: look, love, what envious streaks Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east: Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tip-toe on the misty mountains tops.

Romeo and Juliet, A. 3, S. 5

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Being purg'd, a fire Sparkling in lover's eyes.] The author may mean, being purged of smoke, but it is, perhaps, a meaning never given to the word in any other place. I would rather read, being urged, a fire sparkling. Being incited and inforced., To urge the fire is the technical term.

· JOHNSON. I do not believe that " purg'd" has any reference to smoke. “ Being purg'd," is being pure. Love, says the poet, is for the most part as a smoke; but when pure, it is as a fire, &c.

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