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" The lunatic, the lover and the poet Are of imagination all compact: One sees more devils than vast hell can hold, That is, the madman: the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance... "
The Works of Shakespear: In Six Volumes - Page 127
by William Shakespeare - 1745
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...compact : One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt : The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven ;, And, as imagination bodies forth...
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The works of Richard Hurd, Volume 2

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1811
...magic virtue of poetry, which •our Shakespear has so forcibly described in those well-known lines — The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rowling, Doth glance...heav'nj And, as Imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to aery nothing A local habitation...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...magic virtue of poetry, which our Shakespear has so forcibly described in those well-known lines — The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rowling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n ; And, as Imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...imagination all compact*: One sees more devils than vast hell can bold ; That is, the madman : the lover, nit as frantick, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a tine frenzy rolling. Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven ; And, as imagination bodies...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...compact : One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt : The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven ; And, as imagination bodies forth...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 18

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...Latin; TWrf .] An inventor ; an author of fictions ; a writer of poems ; one who wriies in meafure. — The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rowling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n ; And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge ..., Volume 18

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
...To.7.r<.] An inventor; an author of fictions ; a writer of poems ; one who writes in meafure.— The pott's eye in a fine frenzy rowling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n ; And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1817
...compact: One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman; the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt: The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven : And, as imagination bodies forth...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1818
...of imagination all compact * : One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman : the lover, all as frantick, Sees Helen's beauty in...a brow of Egypt : The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven ; And, as imagination bodies forth...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...compact. One sees more devils than vast hell can hold; The madman. While the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heav'h to earth, from earth toheav'n; And as imagination bodies forth The...
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