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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 castle of Santa Fe, by [the] author of Jealousy; or, The dreadful ... - Page 115
by Cleeve - 1805
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the colly'd night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold ! The The jaws of darkness do devour it up : 150 So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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 : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross 'd, It stands...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied7 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 : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true" lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied night,8 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: So quick bright things come to contusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...suddrn motion ; a fit. Brief as the lightning in the eollied night, That in a spleen unfolds both hcav'n and earth ; And, ere a man hath power to say, behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Staksp, 5. Melancholy ; hypochondriacal vapours. Thespteen with sullen vapours clouds the brain, And...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...smutted with coal, a word still used in the midland counties. Y2 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:3 So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It...
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Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, and Explanatory, Upon the Plays of ..., Issue 1

E. H. Seymour - 1805
...Christian of Theseus. 524. " I must employ you in some business.'" Business a trisyllable. 32(5. " And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold ! " The jaws of darkness do devour ii up." This thought, a little varied, occurs in Romeo and Juliet. Too sudden, Too like the lightning,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the rollied night, Thai, in .i spleen, nnfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, — Behold! The JAwB of darkness do devonr it np: So qnick bright things come to continion. Her. If then trne lovers...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1806
...any dream ; Brief as the 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 do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...dream ; 13rief as the lightning in the colly'd ' niglijt 1'hat, in a spleen ', unlolds 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. Iier. If then true lovers have been ever cross«*d. It...
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