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" Noble madam, Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water. "
The Etonian - Página 219
1821
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volumen15

1836
...scarce ever unanimously agreed in any other particular." The maxim is assuredly no longer true, that " Men's evil manners live in brass ; their virtues We write in water :" the office of modern biography is more frequently to engrave the tablets of its heroes with such...
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Memoirs of a Water Drinker, Volúmenes1-2

William Dunlap - 1837
...hospitable board; recent circumstances were sufficient as his excuse. CHAPTER XXVI. The death of GF Cooke. " Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water." "Who by repentance is not satisfied Is not of Heaven nor earth.' The venom of such looks, we fairly...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 páginas
...motive. The honest man does that from duty, which the man of honor does for the sake of character. 35. Men's evil manners live in brass; — their virtues we write in water. 30. Fine sense, and exalted sense, are not half so valuable as common sense. There are forty men of...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volumen2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...is now, nothing. Of his own body he was ill, and gave The clergy ill example. Grt/. ^ Noble madam, Men's evil manners live in brass ; their virtues We write in water. May it please your hHincss To hear me speak lus good noiv ? Kath, Yes, good Griffith; (1) This scene...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...— ii. 2. 432 Woe doth the heavier sit, Where it perceives it is but faintly borne. 17— i. 3. 433 Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water. 25 — iv. 2. 434 When rich villains have need of poor ones, poor ones may make what price they will....
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The Book of the Court: Exhibiting the Origin, Peculiar Duties, and ...

William John Thoms - 1838 - 487 páginas
...The present age, which justifies to the fullest the words of "faithful Griffith,"— " Noble Madam, Men's evil manners live in brass — their virtues We write in water," — is much more ready to remember the failings of his Royal Highness, than the unwearied zeal with...
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Historic Sites and Other Remarkable and Interesting Places in the County of ...

John Wodderspoon - 1839 - 300 páginas
...particular reference to the Cardinal, through the mouth of the faithful Griffith, in Henry VIII., says— " Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water." It would appear from this passage the poet was sensible that the spirit of detraction had been more...
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Lectures on English Poetry from the Reign of Edward the Third to the Time of ...

Henry Neele - 1839 - 229 páginas
...strings silent lie ; Sleep, sleep again, my Lyre ! and let thy master die I " Unhappily, however, — "Men's evil manners live in brass, Their virtues we write in water ;" — The " Davideis" is now seldom quoted; and when it is noticed, it is not for the purpose of recalling...
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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1839 - 453 páginas
...nothing. In perso'nal conduct he was ill, and gave The clergy ill example. [Griffith.] Noble madam, Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water. May it please your highness To hear me speak his good, now ? [Catherine.] Yes, good Griffith; I were...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 páginas
...— ii. 2. 432 Woe doth the heavier sit, Where it perceive s it is but faintly borne. 17— i. 3. 433 Men's evil manners live in brass ; their virtues We write in water. 25 — iv. 2. 434 When rich villains have need of poor ones, poor ones may make what price they will....
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