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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 Complete Dramatic and Poetical Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1879 - 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...' 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 edict...
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Juliet (Fictitious character) - 1879 - 222 pages
...measure. See Gr. 490. The verb is always contract. 1 19. Like the lightning, etc. Cf. MND i. I. 145 : " Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That,...'Behold!' The jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come ^o confusion." 124. As that, etc. As to that heart, etc. 131. Frank. Bountiful (Schmidt)....
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...upon the fact that the "course of true love never did run smooth," and laments the fact that it is — Momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as..." Behold ! " The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Further on, in the same play, Shakspeare is supposed to have paid Queen Elizabeth the following compliment....
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Education, Volume 37

Education - 1917
...Shakespeare's interpretation of the tale — a story of a love to which hatred and death laid siege, making it: "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." Brooke and Shakespeare veraciously presented so bright a thing as...
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A Midsummer-night's dream, ed. by C.E. Moberly

William Shakespeare - 1881
...friends,— 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,...and earth, And ere a man hath power to say ' Behold !' HER. O hell! to choose love by another's eyes. 140 The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Comprising His Plays, and Poems ...

William Shakespeare - 1882 - 926 pages
...another's eye ! Lyi. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay siege to it ; shoots at him, I set him there ; Whoever charges on...death was <o effected : better 'twere I met the ravin bright things come to confusion. Her If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an edict...
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Works: With Glossarial Notes and a Sketch of His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1882
...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 tilings come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands as an...
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Shakspere's works [from the text of N. Delius].

William Shakespeare - 1882
...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, It stands as an edict...
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Rab and his friends, and other papers. 12th ed

John Brown - 1882
...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,...and earth, And ere a man hath power to say ' Behold 1' The jaws of darkness do devour it up ; So quick bright things come to confusion." We remember once...
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Spare Hours, by John Brown

John Brown - 1882 - 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..." The 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...
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