Herbert writes in "Obedience" that Lord "canst
not choose" but only see his "actions" (103; 23).
thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season, or ...
Tush, send not letters to 'em, go thyself, And let me see what money thou canst
Shakespeare said, "to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night follows the day, thou canst
not then be false to any man." This isn't just good advice, it is a theory of identity and worth.
No, Selim, doe not flye; See his end first, and flye then if thou canst
. (K2r) (1) For Ferneze, of course, this cannily-fashioned state execution is particularly pleasing, since he has harnessed Barabas's skills to take his own revenge on the man who, he has earlier learned, was responsible for the death of his son, Lodowick.
Tell me now, / Tell me in earnest, Oatley, canst
thou chide / Seeing thy Rose a lady and a bride" (113-15).
man, how canst
thou sleep, the morning is so clear!
not every day give me thy heart, If thou canst
give it, then thou never gavest it: Loves riddles are, that though thy heart depart, It stayes at home, and thou with losing savest it.
In a nice touch, the justice quoted from the Book of John, "The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst
not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth." Nothing like a little King James Version to give an opinion a proper air of authority.
ii--Verse 64 of surat al-Isra ': "Lead to destruction those whom thou canst
among them, with thy (seductive) voice; make assault on them with thy cavalry and thy infantry; mutually share with them wealth and children; and make promises to them.
As Polonius said to son Laertes: "To thine own self be true, and it must follow as the night the day, thou canst
not then be false to any man."
Is thy heart now grown so cold That loving breast of thine; That thou canst
never once reflect On old long syne.
If thou canst
love me for this, take me!" No wonder Jessie Buckley's grave, beautifully controlled Princess Katherine reacts like a rabbit trapped in the headlights: Jude Law's avowal of love is so direct, so immediate, his clarity of purpose verges on the shocking.
How should I know' He said to the Linnet Thou canst
fly over the tops of the tall trees .
Push not off from that isle, thou canst