This is the state of the affairs of the arif (gnostic), even without sleep: God said, (Thou wouldst
deem them awake) whilst they slept.
When her friend emphatically responded that she would not, Angelina told her, then "thou hast no right to enslave a negroe for the Master expressly says 'do unto others as thou wouldst
they should do unto thee'.
be great, Art not without ambition, but without The illness should attend it.
Thou strok'st me and made much of me, wouldst
give me Water with berries in't, and teach me how To name the bigger light, and how the less, That burn by day and night; and then I loved thee, And showed thee all the qualities o'th isle, The fresh springs, brine-pits, barren place and fertile.
In Romeo and Juliet, the character Tybalt asks: "What wouldst
thou have with me?
Now who art thou, that on the bench wouldst
sit In judgment at a thousand miles away, With the short vision of a single span?
thou not be glad to have the niggardly rascally sheep-biter come by some notable shame (II v 4-5)
IF THOU COULDST KNOW I think if thou couldst know, Oh soul that will complain, What lies concealed below Our burden and our pain; How just our anguish brings Nearer those longed-for things We seek for now in vain,-- I think thou wouldst
rejoice, and not complain.
293-97: [Hermes says to Odysseus]: When Circe shall smite thee with her long wand, then do thou draw thy sharp sword from beside thy thigh, and rush upon Circe, as though thou wouldst
Wert thou to follow their desires after the knowledge which hath reached thee then wouldst
thou find neither Protector nor helper against Allah.
If any handsome woman comes to seek justice of thee, turn away thine eyes from her tears and thine ears from her lamentations, and consider deliberately the merits of her demand, if thou wouldst
not have thy reason swept away by her weeping, and thy rectitude by her sighs).
The poet Lord Byron wrote of Louis XVIII's return to France to assume the throne in 1814: 'Why wouldst
thou leave calm Hartwell's green abode?