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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 Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 89, Part 1

Edward Cave, John Nichols - 1819
...feet. " Brief as the lightning in the colly'd n'ght, [and eanh, That in a spleen unfolds both Heaven And ere a man hath power to say Behold ! The jaws of Darkness do devour it up !" Midsummer Night's Dream. I was too much absorbed in meditating the terrible sublimity of that agency...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1819
...feet. " Brief us the lightning in the colly'd night, [and earth, That in a spleen unfolds both Heaven And ere a man hath power to say, Behold ! The jaws of Darkne-s do devour it up '." Midsummer Night's Dream. I was too much absorbed in meditating the terrible...
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The Brothers; Or, The Castle of Niolo: A Romance

Robert Huish - 1820
...short as a dream, Brief as the lightening in the voilied night, That (in a spleen) unfolds both heaven and earth ; And 'ere a man hath power to say, behold, The jaws of darkness so devour it up; So quick bright things come to confusion. " O MT dear young lady," said Deborah, as...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...as 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 ! 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 and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 V Perhaps, indeed, the same feeling suggested the Gentle...
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Conversation; or, Shades of difference

Heron - 1821
...short 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 jaws of darkness do devour it up." Really this is the sixteenth time of your falling in love, as you call it, to my own knowledge." "...
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The Drama, Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine, Volume 4

1823
...its medium. January, 1823. LIGHTNING. Lysander. Brief as the lightning in the collied night, Which ere a man hath power to say, " behold ! " The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Midsummer. ^fight's Dream, jict I. Sc. 1 . Juliet. It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden, Too like...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovers have been evercross'd, It stands...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the colliedt night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven s your grace so pale ? K. Rich. * look pale and dead ? All souls that will be safe, fly fro : So quick bright things come to confusion. Her. If then true lovershave been ever cross'd, It stands...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...and earth, 8 Beteem them ] Give them, pour out upon them. 7 momentany as a sound,] ie momentary. 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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