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Unformatted text preview: Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners; so that if we will plant Nettles or sow Lettuce, set Hyssop, and weed up Thyme, sup-ply it with one gender of herbs or distract it with many, either to have it sterile with idleness, or manured with industry, why, the power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. Othello, I(3)322 Come my spade. There is no ancient gentlemen but gardeners, ditchers, and grave-makers; they hold up Adams profession. Hamlet, V(1)34. Pruning But, poor old man, thou prunest a rotten tree, That cannot so much as a blosom yield In lie of all thy pains and industry. As You Like It, II(3)63 Go bind thou up young dangling apricocks, Which like unruly children make their sire Stoop with oppression of their prodigal weight...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 302 taught by Professor Jensic during the Summer '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Summer '10