"Heed," said the mother rose, "daughter mine, Why shouldst
thou seek for beauty not thine?
Behold, Nature ashamed, or, better to express, Troubled, that thou shouldst
hunger, hath purveyed From all the elements her choicest store, To treat thee as beseems, and as her Lord With honour.
"Boy," he said, "what hast thou to say as to why thou shouldst not be killed as these men demand?"
The Itongo in the woman was a Spirit King and ordered her to kill thee; thou shouldst then have let thyself be killed.
Love's eyes love to look on brightness; Love loves what is gaily drest; Sunday, Monday, all I care is Thou shouldst
see me in my best.
Allan and Gordon Waddell quote at length its instructions for how a patient should be examined and diagnosed, but when it comes to treatment all we are told is: "Thou shouldst
place him prostrate on his back ..." The rest of the papyrus is blank.
Shakespeare's foolish king is the vehicle for a consideration of the perils of old age, filial ingratitude, metaphorical and actual blindness and the dangers of a monarch who, in the words of the Fool, "shouldst
not have been old before thou hadst been wise" (Sc.5.
Marcus almost immediately recognizes the ramifications of Lavinia's "ravished" appearance, lamenting that "some Tereus hath deflowered thee, /And, lest thou shouldst
detect him, cut thy tongue" (Shakespeare 1997b, 2.4.26-27).
(69) (Consider in The Vow Breaker how Young Bateman exclaims: 'If thou shouldst
soil this whiteness with black deeds, / Think what a monster thou wouldst make thy self' [1.1.228-9].
Upon the earth's increase why shouldst
thou feed, Unless the earth with thy increase be fed?
Responding to Falstaff's question "What time of the day is it, lad?" Hal remarks that since the knight spends all of his time drinking, eating, and sleeping there is "no reason why [he] shouldst
be so superfluous to demand the time of the day" (1.2.11-12).
Old Daulon, Thou at the least shouldst
stand by me--Oh haste!