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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 Young lady's magazine

1838
...short as anv 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. ment, otherwise there is no doubt that Thisbc...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied3 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 crossed, It stands...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...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. 7 — i. 1. 270 O that thou didst know how many fathom...
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - 1839 - 324 pages
...lightning in the collied night That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man has power to say, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up ;" but a pure and lambent flame, shedding a slow but certain radiance, "shining more and more unto...
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The wrongs of the animal world. To which is subjoined the speech of Lord [T ...

David Mushet, Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1839
...lightning in the collied night That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man has power to say, Behold! The jaws of darkness do devour it up;" but a pure and lambent flame, shedding a slow but certain radiance, "shining more and more unto the...
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Lectures on History: Second and Concluding Series, on the French ..., Volume 2

William Smyth - 1840
...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." Only two days after this oath of union and peace had been taken with so much unanimity and enthusiasm,...
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The album of love, containing love thoughts [in verse] by many contributors

Album - 1841
...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 ! SHAKSPERE. Le veritable amour ne .peut exister sans l'estime...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere: Extracted from His Plays

William Shakespeare, Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heav'n 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. H 3 Ibid. ITS POWERS. Siron. But love, first learned in...
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The Lottery of Life

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1842 - 393 pages
...short as any dream, Brief as thelightning in the collied night, That (in a spleen} unfolds bolh hcav'n 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." "And now mine will be the dreary lot of dragging on existence...
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The lottery of life

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1842
...short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That (in a spleen) unfolds both heav'n 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." " And now mine will be the dreary lot of dragging on...
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