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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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The works of William Shakspeare, life, glossary &c. repr. from the ..., Part 73

William Shakespeare - 1875
...did lay siege to it, Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shrtdow, short as any dream ; irief bright things come to confusion. Her. If, then, true lovers have been ever t stands as an edict in...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...Cambridge, Dyce. 'earthly happier,' Singer, Staunton, Knight. A Midsummer Night's Dream continued.] Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That,..." Behold ! " The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Aft\. Sc. i. For aught that ever I could read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...choice 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,...! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. SHAKESPEARE. BYRON'S LATEST VERSES. [Missolongtii, January 23, 1824....
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Old words and modern meanings

Thomas Whitcombe Greene - English language - 1876 - 314 pages
...excessive melancholy and resentment. On which hand a lark sung from the tpleen. — DUXBAR. T 274 SPEIGHT. Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That...! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. SHAKSPEARE, Midsummer Night's Dream, ii I know her for A spleeny Lutheran....
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...choice of friends ; Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it, ing, lays the warbling world asleep, Sweetest of birds...Chief, for whom the whole creation smiles, At once the bright things come to confusion. Shakespeare2333. LOVE : creative. LOVE is the root of creation ; God's...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-night's Dream

William Shakespeare - Fairy plays - 1877 - 195 pages
...choose love by another's eyes. 14 War, 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. Hermia. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, 150 It stands...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 950 pages
...choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it, Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shallow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the...Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So <iuick bright things come to confusion. SHAKESPEARE. BYRON'S LATEST VERSES. [Missolonghi, January 33....
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...and the poet's dream. WORDSWORTH, Suggested by a Picture of Pecle Castle in a Storm. Lightning. — Brief as the LIGHTNING in the collied night, That,..." Behold ! " The jaws of darkness do devour it up. SHAKESPERE Midsummer Night. Likewise — Go, and do thou LIKEWISE. — Luke x. 87. Limbo, or Limbus....
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A Study of Milton's Paradise Lost

John Andrew Himes - 1878 - 287 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,...heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, Behuld 1 The jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion." A Our very...
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Select Plays; A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1879 - 147 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...' 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, 150 It stands as...
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