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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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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...cannot countervail the exchange of joyThat one short minute gives me in her sight. (II, vi) 149 These o; WiR Corso POETRY QUOTATIONS The Grasshopper Happy Insect, happy Thou, Dost neit Which as they kiss consume. (II, vi) 150 Come, civil night, Thou sober-suited matron all in black....
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Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies

Maynard Mack - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 279 pages
...perhaps beautiful because dangerous — signify? Like the blaze of gunpowder, says Friar Laurence: These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. (2.6.9) To be sure, the friar is an old man, skeptical of youth's ways;...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - Drama - 1995 - 268 pages
...paradox of love's strength and fragility is expressed in Romeo's triumphant boast: Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death...he dare — It is enough I may but call her mine. (6-8) The Friar is horrified at such a declaration of absolute love and reproves him in a little homily...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...cannot countervail the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight: Do thou but close Whose see is by a civil peace maintain'd; Whose...silver hand of peace hath toucht; Whose learning an FRIAR LAURENCE. These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder,...
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Einheit, Trennung und Wiedervereinigung: psychoanalytische Untersuchungen ...

Carl Pietzcker - Psychoanalysis - 1996 - 243 pages
...schließenden Trauungsszene meldet sich gerade in der Betonung von Liebe der Tod: Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare It is enough l may but call her mine [II, 6, 6-8] Schließ du nur unsere Hände mit heiligen Worten, dann mag der...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...the news. In scene vi, with the plot hurtling swiftly, the Friar offers Romeo one more warning: 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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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Professor of English Trinity College R B Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 324 pages
...even the momentary speaking of the marriage vow equal to "love-devouring death": Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare, It is inough I may but call her mine. Fri. These violent delights have violent endes, And in their triumph...
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Much Ado about Murder

Robert Mattson - 1997
...cannot counteract the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight. If you will join 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 spark and powder,...
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Romeo e Giulietta

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 276 pages
...cannot countervail the exchange of joy That one 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 cali her mine. FRIAR These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - Fiction - 1999 - 380 pages
...Shakespeare's genius with language. that very afternoon. The Friar counsels moderation and wisdom: "These violent delights have violent ends, / And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, / Which as they kiss consume." He cautions Romeo to love moderately, so that he may love long. But...
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