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" O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast? "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 236
1842
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Macbeth. King John. King Richard II.-v. 2. King Henry IV. King Henry V.-v. 3 ...

William Shakespeare - 1807
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Baling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December...
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The Works of Robert Fergusson: To which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Author ...

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 364 pages
...unhallowed wall it glides, " Where all its purity and lustre fails." OK THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL, 1771. Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ; Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast ; Or wallow naked in December's...
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A Tour to Sheeraz, by the Route of Kazroon and Feerozabad: With Various ...

Edward Scott Waring - Iran - 1807 - 329 pages
...noble and permanet objects which are so superior to those which are lowly and material.-j' * " Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus; Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, ' Or wallow naked in December snows, By thinking of fantastic...
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A tour to Sheeraz by the rout of Kazroon & Feerozabad [&c.]. To which is ...

Edward Scott Waring - 1807
...noble and permanet objects which are so superior to those which are lowly and material .-j* " Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus; Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, Or wallow naked in December snows, By thinking of fantastic summer's...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 3, Part 1

1807
...extreme difficulty in regard to matter and mind. We should probably begin by trying whether he could " hold a fire in his hand, by thinking on the frosty Caucasus," but the theory has wisely guarded against such, experiments by a limitation of the distance. Yet there...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808
...people have traced your unwearied attention to the national debt. Who, says your favourite poet, " Who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus >'' But the millions so often in your mouth have some little connexion with the money you hope for...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...the wearer ! How many then should cover that stand bare ! How many be commanded, that command ! Oh, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus P Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite. By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow naked in December...
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The British Theatre, Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...them would sure have stirr'd remorse. Tressel. Take comfort, sir, and hope a better day. K. Hen. Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or wallow, naked, in December's snow, By bare remembrance of the summer's heat ? Away ! by Heaven,...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Elizabeth Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...them would sure have stirr'd remorse. Tressel. Take comfort, sir, and hope a better day. K. Hen. Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or wallow, naked, in December's snow, By bare remembrance of the summer's heat ? Away ! by Heaven,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Baling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's...
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