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" Of every hearer; for it so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles we enjoy it; but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value; then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us, Whiles it was ours... "
Elements of Criticism - Page 99
by Lord Henry Home Kames - 1762
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Midsummer night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1823 - 344 pages
...the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied and excus'd, Of every hearer : Foijit so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value ;* then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles...
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The Tragedies of Sophocles, Volume 2

Sophocles - 1823 - 228 pages
...the Gods he died, not by them,—no. Then let Ulysses, with empty t See Brunck's note. " - For it so falls out, That what we have, we prize not to the worth, Whiles we enjoy it : but being lacked and lost,' Why then we rack the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not shew...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 7

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823 - 896 pages
...and at last becomes extreme, when the pleasure of gratification я reduced to nothing. • It so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, While we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why then we rack the value ; then we find The virtue...
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A Dictionary of Spanish Proverbs

John Collins (merchant.) - Proverbs, Spanish - 1823 - 404 pages
...we have within our power we do npt value, and that which is not in our reach we covet. " For it so falls out, " That what we have we prize not to the worth, x< Whilst we enjoy it ; but, being lack'd and lost, " Why then we rate the value." SH AK. La que mal...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 412 pages
...chance, Some trick not worth an egg, shall grow dear friends,. And interjoin their issues. — . So it falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth,. While we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost,. Why then we reck the value ; -then we find The virtue,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - Theater - 1823 - 436 pages
...the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied, and excus'd, Of every hearer : for it so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles1 we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack2 the value ; then we find The virtue,...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 370 pages
...Upon the instant that she was accus'd, Shall be lamented, pitied, audcxcus'd, Ofeveryhearer. For it so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles we enjoy it ; but, being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value; then we find The virtue, that possession would notshow us Whiles...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 428 pages
...friends, To quit me of them throughly. THE DESIRE OF BELOVED OBJECTS HEIGHTENED BI THEIR LOSS. For it so falls out, That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles* we enjoy it; but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rackf the value; then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles...
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The Plays, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 352 pages
...she was accus'd, * Misconception. Shall be lamented, pitied, and excus'd, Of every hearer : for it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles* we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack f the value ; then we find The virtue, that possession would not show us Whiles...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824 - 676 pages
...fire That he did pave them first ? All things that are, Are with more spirit chased than enjoy' d. That what we have we prize not to the worth, Whiles we enjoy it ; but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value ; then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles...
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