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" Making it momentany 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 Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare - Page 170
by William Shakespeare - 1836
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1828
...War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentany as a sonnd, Swift as a shadow, suort as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied... Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up t 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: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied4 night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and...come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ettr cross'd, It stands as an edict in destiny : Then let us teach our trial patience, Because it is...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, with Notes ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...; Brief as the lightning in the collied6 night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both ..^avcn and eartb, ere abus'd with divers stolne, and surreptitious copies,...stealthes of injurious impostors, that expos'd them It stands as an edict in destiny : Then let us teach our trial patience, Because it is a...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...different in blood, Or else misgraffed, in respect of years, Or else it stood upon the choice of friends ; Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death,...up : So quick bright things come to confusion. Shakspeare. O RUSTIC herald of the Spring ! At length in yonder woody vale, Fast by the brook I hear...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 40

1836
...dt-ath, or sickness did lay siege to it, Making it momentary as a sound, Stvift as a shadow, short ns any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion ! " So fares it with the lovely in this world," says Schiller ; borrow, ing the thought, and almost...
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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...momentanya as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied3 night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and...confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever crossed, It stands as an edict in destiny. Then let us teach our trial patience, Because it is a customary...
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The County [afterw.] Country miscellany, ed. by H. Burgess

Henry Burgess (of Luton) - 1836
...from his sight. He will discover them by dearbought experience to be as Shakspeare has stated " Swift as a shadow; short as any dream; Brief as the...say,' Behold!' The jaws of darkness do devour it up." Those persons will not contemplate this subject in vain who look through the uncertainty of terrestrial...
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Thirty Years Ago: Or, The Memoirs of a Water Drinker, Volume 2

William Dunlap - 1836
...that men's ears should be To counsel deaf, and not to flattery." " Swift as a shadow, short as a dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night,...man hath power to say, behold! The jaws of darkness doth devour it up : S So quick-bright things come to confusion." " Whereto serves mercy, But to confront...
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Memoirs of a Water Drinker, Volumes 1-2

William Dunlap - 1837
...O, that men's ears should be To counsel deaf, and not to flattery." " Swift as a shadow, short as a dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied night,...man hath power to say, behold! The jaws of darkness doth devour it up: So quick-bright things come to confusion." " Whereto serves mercy, But to confront...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied1 night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and...devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion. 7 i. 1. 270 O that thou didst know how many fathom deep I am in love ! But it cannot be sounded;...
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