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" But earthlier happy is the rose distill'd, Than that which, withering on the virgin thorn, Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness. "
Select Plays; A Midsummer Night's Dream - Page 3
by William Shakespeare - 1879 - 147 pages
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1818
...your life, Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon. Thrice blessed they, that master so their blood, To undergo such maiden pilgrimage : But earthlier...die, my lord, Ere I will yield my virgin patent up Unto his lordship, whose unwished yoke My soul consents not to give sovereignty. The. Take time to...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819
...your life, Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon. Thrice blessed they, that master so their blood, To undergo such maiden pilgrimage ; But earthlier...dies, in single blessedness. Her. So will I grow, so Uve, so die, my lord, Ere I will yield my virgin patent up Unto his lordship, whose unwished yoke My...
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My old cousin; or, A peep into Cochin-China, by the author of Romantic facts

Cochin China - 1819
...that which with'ring on a virgin thorn, Crows, lives, and dies in single blessedness. Ilcrmla. — So will I grow, so live, so die, my lord, Ere I will yield my virgin patent up ,Unto his lordship, to whose unwisu'd vote My soul consents not to give sovereignty. SHAKESPEARE. ON...
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The Brothers; Or, The Castle of Niolo: A Romance

Robert Huish - 1820
...your life, Chaunting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon Thrice blessed they that master so their blood, To undergo such maiden pilgrimage. But earthlier...distill'd Than that which, withering on the virgin thora, Grows, lives, and dies, in single blessedness. ORTANO, according to the instructions of Leopold,...
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The works of ... George Crabbe, Volume 3

George Crabbe - 1820
...retired. TALE IX. ARABELLA. Thrice blessed they that master so their blood — But earthly happier is the rose distill'd, Than that which, withering...thorn, Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness. Midsummer Night's Dream, Act I. Scene 1. I sometimes do excuse the thing I hate, For his advantage...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...master so their blood, To undergo such maiden pilgrimage : But earthlier happy is the rose distill'd 6, Than that, which, withering on the virgin thorn, Grows,...die, my lord, Ere I will yield my virgin patent up Unto his lordship, whose unwished yoke 7 s For AYE — ] ie for ever. So, in K. Edward II. by Marlowe,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...master so their blood, To undergo such maiden pilgrimage : But earthlicr happy is the rose diotill'd, Than that, which withering on the virgin thorn, Grows,...so die, my lord, Ere I will yield my virgin patent np Unto his lordship, whose unwished yoke My sonl consents not to give sovereignty. The. Take time...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...sweet deaths are sweetest odours made :] The same image occurs in a Midsummer-Night's Dream : " — — earthlier happy is the rose distill'd, " Than that,..." Grows, lives, and dies, in single blessedness." MALONE. 8 — MY verse distills your truth.] The old copy reads, \ think, corruptedly : — by verse...
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The Poems of Caius Valerius Catullus, Volume 2

Gaius Valerius Catullus - Rome - 1821
...Shakspeare beautifully condenses the whole sentiment. " But earthlier happy is the rose distflTd, " Than that which withering on the virgin thorn " Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness." The merit of brevity, however, must in this instance chiefly belong to Lewis Machin, the author of...
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The First Canto of Ricciardetto, Volume 1

Niccolò Forteguerri - Italian poetry - 1822 - 232 pages
...voluble is Ms discourse." Shakespeare, Love's Labour Lost. " Thrice blessed they, that master so their blood, To undergo such maiden pilgrimage : But earthlier...thorn, Grows, lives, and dies, in single blessedness." Shakespeare, Mids. N.'s Dream. " And in the modesty of fearful duty, I read as much as from the rattling...
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