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" Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe to Heaven : the fated sky Gives us free scope ; only, doth backward pull Our slow designs, when we ourselves are dull. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare - Page 8
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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Shakespearean Criticism: Excerpts from the Criticism of William ..., Volume 75

1984 - 409 pages
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Sir Francis Bacon's Cipher Story 1894, Volume 2

Orville W. Owen - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 644 pages
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Shakespeare and the History of Soliloquies

James E. Hirsh - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 470 pages
...memorably declared her specific intention not to depend on lucky accidents and to take action herself: Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe...pull Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull. (1.1.216-19) This speech invites playgoers to anticipate that Helena will take some action to advance...
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All's Well that Ends Well: All's Well, that Ends Well : the First Folio of ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 233 pages
...remember thy friends. Get thee a good husband, and use him as he uses thee. So, farewell. [Exit] 12 Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe...high, That makes me see, and cannot feed mine eye? All's Well that ends Well 15 Par. Little Hellen farewell, if I can remember thee, I will thinke of...
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Shakespeare's Comedies: A Guide to Criticism

Emma Smith - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 320 pages
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Shakespeare-Characters; Chiefly Those Subordinate

Charles Cowden Clarke - 1999 - 556 pages
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The Permanent Elements of Religion and the Spiritual Message of Dante

W. Boyd Carpenter - 2005 - 764 pages
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Shakespeare: The Dark Comedies to the Last Plays: from Satire to Celebration

R. A. Foakes - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 186 pages
...If she can but reach the court and cure the King's disease, it may prove the way to Bertram's love: Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie. Which we ascribe...pull Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull. (Ii202) This is Helena's theme, that the heavens may help those who help themselves, and will hinder...
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All's Well That Ends Well

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Drama - 2011 - 336 pages
...1.1.90-92] Withal, full oft we see Cold wisdom waiting on superfluous folly. [Helen— 1.1.109-10] Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe...pull Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull. [Helen— 1.1.222-25] ... he must needs go that the devil drives. [Fool— 1.3.30-31] If ever we are...
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Shakespeare's Poetics in Relation to King Lear

Russell A. Fraser - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 184 pages
...perhaps the clearest statement of man's freedom, and hence of his responsibility, in any of the plays: Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe...pull Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull. (1.1.231-4) We are prone to that enervating dullness. It is a legacy to us of the offending Adam. But...
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