Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Works of William Shakespeare: The Plays Ed. from the Folio of ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare, Richard Grant White - Andronicus, Titus (Legendary character) - 1857
...else it stood upon the choice of merit : — Her. O Hell ! to choose love by another's eyes ! 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 crossed, It stands as an edict...
Full view - About this book

The Complete Works of Shakspeare, Revised from the Best ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1857
...Lys. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Her. 0 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 crossed, It stands as an edict in...
Full view - About this book

The philosophy of William Shakespeare delineating in seven hundred and fifty ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...young! LYS. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : HEB. O hell! to choose love by another's 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. HEB. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict in...
Full view - About this book

The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1857
...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...
Full view - About this book

Three Eras of New England and Other Addresses, with Papers Critical and ...

George Lunt - 1857
...they today? The listless hour, which they occupied, took with it its vague impressions, Making them momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as...say, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Were the newspaper really old, it might indeed be estimated at sterling value. What a host of reviving...
Full view - About this book

Temple Bar, Volume 39

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1873
...permanence is concerned, it is of no avail. The course of true love never did run smooth. It is at best— " momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion." How he even delights to contradict himself ; for he never cares to remember...
Full view - About this book

Temple Bar, Volume 39

1873
...permanence is concerned, it is of no avail. The course of true lore never did run smooth. It is at best— " momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion." How he even delights to contradict himself ; for he never cares to remember...
Full view - About this book

Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of ..., Part 28, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1861
...sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentary as a sound,5 Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then tme lovers have been ever cross' d, It stands as an edict in...
Full view - About this book

Horę Subsecivę, Volume 2

John Brown - Medicine - 1861
...different in blood, Or else misgraffed in respect of years, Or else it stood upon the choice of friends ; Or if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied night, and act truly, and said that much intellectual demoralization and ruin resulted from neglecting this....
Full view - About this book

Spare Hours

John Brown - 1861 - 458 pages
...opposite of an indifferentist, being very strong in his own convictions, holding them keenly, even Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That...jaws of darkness do devour it up ; So quick bright things come to confusion.' We remember once quoting these lines to a lady, and being rather taken aback...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF