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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 Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed - Page 100
by William Shakespeare - 1825 - 896 pages
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Comedies. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1847
...if there were a sympathy hi choice, Wnr, death, or sickness did lay siege to it, Making it momentany as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream...! The 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...
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Letters of the Kings of England: Now First Collected from the ..., Volume 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Great Britain - 1848
...eloquent and touching passage in Shakespeare, speaking of the uncertainty of worldly affection : — " Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the...! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion." God to defend you against all evils, and that he be your shield....
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The Dramatic Works of W. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1849 - 925 pages
...there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege toit; Making it momi'iitany * th Against an oath : The truth thou art unsure To swear, bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict...
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Apophthegms from the plays of Shakespeare, by C. Lyndon

William Shakespeare - 1850
...revelling.— THR. I., 1. If there were a sympathy in choice, war, death, or sickness, did lay siege to it; making it momentary as a sound, swift as a shadow,...both heaven and earth, and ere a man hath power to say,—Behold ! the jaws of darkness do devour it up : so quick bright things come to confusion.—LTS....
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow,...Behold! The 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...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1853
...another's eye ! Lys. Or if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay siege to it; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow,...!" The 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...
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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 192 pages
...of friends, Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay siege to it ; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow,...behold, The jaws of darkness do devour it up, So quick bright things come to confusion. SARCASM. QUEEN MARGARET SARCASTICALLY DESCRIBING KING HENRY VI. What...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1853 - 575 pages
...friends : Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Makiug it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short...Behold! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. 7 — i. 1. 416. Love, trials of. 0, thou didst then ne'er love so...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Old Copies, and by the ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 884 pages
...if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it, Making it momentany rriage, a slow tongue, in the habit of some sir of note, and so forth. bright things come to confusion. Her. If, then, true lovers have been ever crosi'd, It stands as an...
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A memorial of Samuel Barstow, of Detroit, who died July 12th, 1854

Henry Neill, Samuel Barstow - Fiction - 1854 - 117 pages
...how darkly roll long centuries of ignorance and gloom — how like the fitful meteor's flash, or, " Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That...say, behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up " — appear and disappear, 'mid troubled skies, the temples of Freedom and the citadels of Truth....
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