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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 Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross 'd, It stands as an edict in...
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The castle of Santa Fe, by [the] author of Jealousy; or, The ..., Volume 1

Cleeve - 1805
...but still trust to a future more candid judgment to operate a change in his favour. CHAP. CHAP. VIII. Or if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the colly'd night, That in a spleen unfolds both hcaren and earth, And ere a man hath power to say— Behold...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...lightning in the collied night', That, in a spleen 10, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold! The jaws of darkness...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...else it stood upon the choice of friends ; — Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night,* [3] As spotlas is innocent, so spotted is wicked. JOHNSON. f.4l Give them, bestow upon them. The word...
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Anselmo; or, The day of trial, Volumes 1-2

Mary Hill (novelist.) - 1813
...hi respect of years ; Or else it stood upon the choice of friends ; Or if there were -a sympathy ki choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay siege to...jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. SHAKESPEARE. V.jhat kind of sullen suspense which pervades the breast of...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...different in blood, Or else misgrafted in respect of years ; Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heav'n and earth : Her. Then let us teach our trial patience, Because it is a cuitomary cross, '[sighs,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1817
...spite ! too old to be cogag'd to young'. Lys. Or else it stood upon the choic.-. of friends ;— Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night,* Her. O hell! to choose love by another's eye ! But I rather think thtit to brttrtn, in this place,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 V Perhaps, indeed, the same feeling suggested the » Gentle was used by Spenser...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice. War, death,...any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied t night. That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied2 night, That, in -a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say,...
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