Alas ! alas ! Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once; And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy: How would you be, If he, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are? O, think on that; And mercy then... The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare - Seite 341von William Shakespeare - 1839Vollansicht
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...But if that pure judgment were set loose among us, all would be destroyed, judge and judged alike. 'How would you be / If he which is the top of judgment...will breathe within your lips / Like man new made!' (Measure 11.2). We should, therefore, not invoke it. But this does not mean there is no place for justice...