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" These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die ! like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. "
The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes - Page 168
by William Shakespeare - 1733
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 232 pages
...we risk the loss of the entire investment the master has made in us. As Friar Lawrence warns: These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume . . . Therefore love moderately: long love doth so; Too swift arrives...
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The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 388 pages
...excited drive to self-consumption with which their forbidden liaison has always been entangled: These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume. Romeo 2.5.9-11 Yet, although the streak of self-destructive perversity...
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Lectures Upon Shakspeare

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...in love with Rosaline ! His will had come to the clenching point. Ib. sc. 6. Rom. Do thou but close our hands with holy words. Then love-devouring death...what he dare, It is enough I may but call her mine. The precipitancy, which is the character of the play, is well marked in this short scene of waiting...
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Shakespeare and Sexuality

Wells - Drama - 2001 - 207 pages
...transformed into 'the time of love'.4:4 The lovers seek to disregard time and death in their union, 'Then love-devouring death do what he dare It is enough I may but call her mine' (2.5.7-8). Yet this passionate energy also drives the drama to its finale, and Romeo's words link their...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 128 pages
...short minute gives me in her sight. Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love - devouring death do what he dare: It is enough I may but call her mine. FRIAR LAURENCE These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,...
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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 228 pages
...is the unwitting agent of the tragedy. Even so, he does offer a prophetic warning to Romeo : These violent delights have violent ends. And in their triumph die; like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume. The sweetest honey Is loathesome in his own deliciousness. And in the taste...
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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare - Literary Collections - 1989 - 1280 pages
...cannot countervail the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight: Do thou but close FRIAR LAURENCE. These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder,...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2002 - 270 pages
...the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight. 5 Do thou but close our hands w ith holy words, Then love-devouring Death do what he dare, It is enough I may but call her mine. FRIAR LAWRENCE These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die like fire and powder,...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 49

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 364 pages
...is transformed into 'the time of love'. The lovers seek to disregard time and death in their union, 'Then love-devouring death do what he dare — It is enough I may but call her mine' (2.5.7—8). Yet this passionate energy also drives the drama to its finale, and Romeo's words link...
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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

Duncan Beal - Drama - 2003 - 184 pages
...cannot countervail the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight. 5 Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death...what he dare, It is enough I may but call her mine. FRIAR LAWRENCE These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,...
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