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I dentin but, alas! to make me
A fixed figure, for the time of scorn

To point his how unmoving finger at.] Much has been written on this passage. Mr. Steevens is for the present reading, and would very willingly explain it, Mr. Rowe had changed

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What rule, or what impediment, there is,
Why that the naked, poor, and mangled peace,
Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births,
Should not, in this best garden of the world,
Our fertile France, put up her lovely visage ?

Henry V. A. 5, S. 2.
Cry, havock, kings ! back to the stained field,
You equal potents, fiery-kindled spirits !
Then let confusion of one part confirm
The other's peace. King John, A. 2, S. 2.
Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace,
To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not:
Let all the ends, thou aim'st at, be thy country's,
Thy God's, and truth's; then if thou fall’ft, o Crom-

well, Thou fall’st a blessed martyr.

Henry VIII. A. 3, S. 2. Peace shall go sleep with Turks and infidels, And, in this feat of peace, tumultuous wars Shall kin with kin, and kind with kind confound; Disorder, horror, fear, and mutiny, Shall here inhabit, and this land be call'd The field of Golgotha. Richard II. A. 4, S. 1.

- Her own shall bless her ; Her foes shake like a field of beaten corn, And hang their heads with sorrow : good grows with

her .
In her days, every man shall eat in safety,
Under his own vine, what he plants; and sing
The merry songs of peace to all his neighbours.

Henry VIII. A. 5, S. 4.
Peace should still her wheaten garland wear,
And stand a comma' 'tween their amities.

Hamlet, A. 5, S. 2. Y4

Peace, And fand a comma, &c.] 6 Stand a comma" is surely very unmeaning. Johnson, how

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PE A R L.

She is mine own;
And I as rich in having such a jewel,
As twenty feas, if all their fand were pearl,
The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.

Two Gentlemen of Verona, A. 2, S. 4:

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