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" Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth. And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up :... "
The Plays of William Shakspeare - Page 135
by William Shakespeare - 1826 - 960 pages
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...another's eye! Lys. Or if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it j ther With that half-face would he have all my land...employ my father much ;— Bail. Well, sir, by this blight things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever oross'd , It stands as on...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for measure. Midsummer ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentany '" as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream...jaws of darkness do devour it up ; So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict in...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

English drama - 1828
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends ; Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If, then, true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 20

George Daniel, John Cumberland - English drama - 1828
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends ; Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If, then, true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentany as a sonnd, Swift as a shadow, suort as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied...— Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up t So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd , It stands...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends . Her. О hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied4 night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say,—...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends . Her. 0 hell I to choose love by another's eye ! Lyi. Or. if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied4 night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say,...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - Almanacs, English - 1832
...there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentany as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion.— Shakspeare. O RUSTIC herald of the Spring ! At length in yonder woody...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1836
...there were a symp'athy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it} Making it momentany* of Hermione, viwited that iemoved* house. Shall we thiiher, things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict in...
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The County [afterw.] Country miscellany, ed. by H. Burgess

Henry Burgess (of Luton) - 1836
...from his sight. He will discover them by dearbought experience to be as Shakspeare has stated— " Swift as a shadow; short as any dream; Brief as the...say,' Behold!' The jaws of darkness do devour it up." Those persons will not contemplate this subject in vain who look through the uncertainty of terrestrial...
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