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" COME, sleep ; O sleep ! the certain knot of peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, The indifferent judge between the high and low ; With shield of proof, shield me from out the prease Of those... "
The Last Essays of Elia: Being a Sequel to Essays Published Under that Name - Page 142
by Charles Lamb - 1833 - 283 pages
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Macbeth. King John

William Shakespeare - 1788
...Windsor : " Come sleepe, O sleepe, the certain knot of peace, " The bathing place of wits, the balm of woe, " The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,..." The indifferent judge between the high and low." . The late Mr. Gray had, perhaps, our author's "death «f each day's life" in his thoughts, when he...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 144

1876
...Macbeth, iii. 4 ; Night- Thoughts, book i. ' The certain knot of peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, The indifferent judge between the high and low.' To what extent subsequent inspiration has been assisted by his exquisite sonnet, commencing ' With...
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe ; The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, Th' indifferent judge between the high and low. With shield...from out the prease ' Of those fierce darts despair doth at me throw : 0 make in me those civil wars to cease, 1 will good tribute pay if thou do so. Take...
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Kentish Poets. A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...Sonnet 39. Come sleep, — O sleep ! the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,...low; With shield of proof, shield me from out the press Of those fierce darts despair at me doth throw : O make in me those civil wars to cease ; I will...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Windsor? " Come sleepe, O sleepe, the certain knot of peace, " The bathing place of wits, the balm of woe, " The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,..." The indifferent judge between the high and low." So also, in The Famous Historic of George Lord Fauconbridge, &c. bl. l. " Yet sleep, the comforter...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...a virtue ? п. Come, Sleep, О Sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm presse * Of those fierce darts despair at me doth throw; 0 make in me those civil wars to cease : 1...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...ungratefulness? Come, Sleep, O Sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm ho from faults is free ? His father could not. or...Were construed youth, that purg'd by boiling o'er darte, Despair at me doth throw ; 0 make in me those civil wars to cease : 1 will good tribute pay,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...ungratefulness ? Come, Sleep, O Sleep, the eertain knot of peaee, The baiting plaee of wit, the bahn when fieree darts, Despair at me doth throw ; 0 make in me those eivil wars to eease : 1 will good tribute...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe ; The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, Th' indifferent judge between the high and low. With shield of proof shield me from out the prease (a) Of those fierce darts despair doth at me throw : 0 make in me those civil wars to cease ! 1 will...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...SONNET TO SLEEP. COME, sleep, O sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe. The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,...shield of proof, shield me from out the prease Of those tierce darts, Despair at me doth throw: 0 make me in those civil wars to cease! 1 will good tribute...
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