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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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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...northern counties) to pour out ; from tomner, Danish. STEEVENS. That, in a spleen, unfolds6 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 Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1811
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied J night. That, in a spleen, unfolds hoth heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick hright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have heen ever cross'd, It stands...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Much ado about nothing ; Midsummer-night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...as any dream j Brief as the lightning in the colHedJ 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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Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...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 confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...black, smutted with coal, a word still used in the mid land That, in a spleen, unfolds6 both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up y So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, It stands...
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Anselmo; or, The day of trial

Mary Hill (novelist.) - 1813
...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 : So quick bright things come to confusion. SHAKESPEARE. V.jhat kind of sullen suspense which pervades...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...and earth, Brief at 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 jaws of darkness do devour it up :] Though the word spleen be here employed oddly enough, yet I believe it right. Shakepcare, always...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 12

1815
...dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That in a spleen unfolds both earth and hearen, And ere a man hath power to say Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up ; So quick bright things come to confusion. - A biographical account, written at some length and with...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1818
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied 4 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 Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1819
...short as any dream ; Briefes 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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