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" I have not slept Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council ; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers... "
Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems - Page 316
by William Shakespeare - 1858
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...description overcharged : . ....'' r . .,, . " Between the acting of a dreadful thing, And the^trst motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection." Fortune, which delights to smile on daring deeds, at length brought a circumstance to my knowledge,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...wasted fourteen days. [Knocks within. Bru. Ta good. Go to the gate ; Somebody knocks. [Ertt Lucias. Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...suffers then The nature of an insurrection. Re-enter Lucius. Luc. Sir, 'tis your brother Cassius at the door, Who doth desire to see you. Bru. Is he alone...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...unaccompamed with musical instruments. — Jlddistm. Dccxcvm. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is, Like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. Shakspeare. DCCXCIX. Where necessity ends, curiosity begins; and no sooner are we supplied with every...
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The Theatre of the Greeks: Or, The History, Literature, and Criticism of the ...

Philip Wentworth Buckham - Greek drama - 1830 - 572 pages
...represented, and what he has described in the following lines : Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. But why is the practice of the Greek and of the Romantic Poets so different in respect of their treatment...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, with Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...days/ [AW* wife*. /'••'. 'Tis good. Go to the gate; somebody knocks. [ A".nf I,t4 us. Since Caasius ou uf an insurrection.* one of hie cnrliest comments on Shu topea re, i „_ to Concanen, when, in league...
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Volume 2

Henry Fielding, Sir Walter Scott - England - 1831
...distracting anxiety so nobly described by Shakspeare — Between the acting of a dreadful thing, And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. Though the violence of his passion had made him eagerly embrace the first hint of this design, especially...
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On the Life, Writings, and Genius of Akenside:: With Some Account of His Friends

Charles Bucke - Poets, English - 1832 - 312 pages
...our British Homer : ' Between the acting of a dreadful thing, And the first motion, all the Int'rim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream ; The Genius...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection/ Mr. Addison has thus imitated it : — ' O think what anxious moments pass between The birth of plots,...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1833
...presumes that he would not put his purpose in execution. t " Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection." £ These are the considerations on which legislators act, when mankind ğre concerned : but when the...
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A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

August Wilhelm von Schlegel - Drama - 1833 - 142 pages
...painted, and what he has described in the following lines: Between the acting of a dreadful thing, And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma,...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection. But why are the Greek and romantic poets so different in their* practice with respect to place and...
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The Elements of Moral Science

Francis Wayland - Christian ethics - 1835 - 448 pages
...and so changed in behaviour, as to give his wife reason to suspect the cause of his disquietude : " Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I...kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection." J. Cecsar, Act ii. Sc. 1. The same contest between conscience and the lower propensities, is, as I...
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