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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 Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...if 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, (ii 141) 'Confusion': a pure Macbeth idea. And we may observe how a tempest...
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The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jan H. Blits - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 211 pages
...sickness: Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, sickness 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. (1.1.141-49) Lysander describes the brevity of love as though he were a poet....
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Empire of the Stars: Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for ...

Arthur I. Miller - History - 2005 - 364 pages
...inspiration, my muse, my wife, and my soulmate. She has gready improved this book, and my life. Prologue Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion. — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act I, Scene 1) EVER...
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Love and Its Vicissitudes

André Green, Gregorio Kohon - Psychology - 2005 - 105 pages
...Night's Dream, Hermia laments: HERMIA O hell! to choose love by another's eyes, [her father's] LYSANDER Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion. (A Midsummer Night's Dream I, 1 . 140-150) Sources, communication and changes...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...if 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. HERMIA If then true lovers have been ever crossed, 150 It stands as an edict...
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Paramedic Pearls of Wisdom

Guy H. Haskell - Medical - 2005 - 520 pages
...padding to maintain proper alignment of the head, neck, and back. Section 4 CHAPTER 21 Spine Injuries Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion. — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream At the completion of this...
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Sogno di una notte di mezza estate

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2006 - 191 pages
...if 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. HERMIA 150 If then true lovers have been ever crossed It stands as an edict...
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