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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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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...snarling Sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Eolingbroke. 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...
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The Art of Domestick Happiness: And Other Poems

Robert Patterson, Recluse - 1817 - 316 pages
...! thy fairy skill Can turn the IDEAL flood at will, * Hope deferred maketh the heart sick. . t Oh, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or cloy the hungty edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's...
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The bibliographical decameron; or, Ten days pleasant discourse ..., Volume 1

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - 1817
...the previous ones — from the quantity of kyan pepper which they had sprinkled upon each set ! ' (O, who can hold a fire in his hand ' By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ?') So terminated a transaction, as vexatious as it was unanticipated — and, perhaps, unprecedented....
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The Sale-room, Issue 1

1817
...than Bolingbroke was willing to allow, when he asked him with such an air of confidence— , ____ Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or clog the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 80

England - 1856
...that Bolingbroke must have been a Circassian traveller, and spoke feelingly when he said — " 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 ? " It was late on the following...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1818
...For gnarling 1 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 snow,...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe: In ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - Costume - 1820 - 506 pages
...WALLER.—" True; but Shakspeare never tires, for • he's always changing and for ever new." EDWARD.— " 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 in December snow,...
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Select Plays of William Shakespeare: In Six Volumes. With the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1820
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Boling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus?9 fore us, probably remembered that part of Lvly's Euphues, 1580, in which Euphnes exhorte...
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson

Robert Fergusson, James Gray - Scotland - 1821 - 229 pages
...happiness at length should reign ; The golden age begin again. ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL 1771. 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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The poems of Robert Fergusson, with a life of theauthor, and remarks on his ...

Robert Fergusson - 1821
...happiness at length should reign ; The golden age begin again. OS THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL 1771. 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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