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" Alack, alack ! is it not like that I, So early waking, what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes... "
Dramatic Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author - Page 136
by David Garrick - 1798
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 220 pages
...would invent as hitter, searching terms, As curst, as harsh, and horrible to hear. Simla. And shricks, like mandrakes, torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad. Same. The Mandrake has a soporific quality, and the ancients used It when they wanted a narcotic of...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 2

1838
...ctiam vocem quum evellitur, si vera trail unt referat ejulans ?' To this Shakspeare adverts : ' And shrieks like mandrakes torn out of the earth : That living mortals, hearing^them, run mad.' Romeo and Juliet, act iv. sc. 2. Again, ' Would curses kill as doth the mandrake's...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 1

1839
...the night, spirits resort ; Alack, alack ! is it not like, that I, So early waking, what with loathsome smells ; And shrieks, like mandrakes torn...earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad ; O ! if I wake, shall I not be distraught, Environed with all these hideous fears ? And madly...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

1867
...presumption to dig it up, became mad and died when h: heard this groan. To this Shakespeare alludes : " And shrieks like mandrakes torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad." To obviate this danger, and yet obtain possesfion of the magical root, it is said that the men of old...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 1841
...is it not like, that I, So early waking ; what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes' 1 torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad ; O ! if I wake, shall I not be distraught,2 Environed with all these hideous fears ? And madly...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida ; Coriolanus ; Titus ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842
...the night spirits resort : Alack, alack ! is it not like, that I, So early waking, what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes' torn...earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad ; O ! if I wake1, shall I not be distraught, Environed with all these hideous fears, And madly play...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1842
...is it not like, that I, So early waking ; what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes' 1 torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad ; O ! if I wake, shall I not be distraught,* Environed with all these hideous fears ? And madly...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...in the night, spirits resort : Alack, alack ! is it not like that I, So early waking, what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes' torn...earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad : O! if I wake, shall I not be distraught, Environed with all these hideous fears ; And madly play...
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The Works of Shakespere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843
...in the night, spirits resort : Alack, alack ! is it not like that I, So early waking, what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes' torn...earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad : O! if I wake, shall I not be distraught, Environed with all these hideous fears ; And madly play...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...the night spirits resort ; Alack, alack ! it is not like, that I, So early waking, what with loathsome smells ; And shrieks like mandrakes' torn...earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad ; O ! if I wake, shall I not be distraught, Environed with all these hideous fears ? And madly...
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