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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 Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...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. Her. If then true lovers have been ever crossed, It stands...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1843
...as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the ralliedb night, That, in a spleen,0 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, B Beteem...
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Sammlung, Volume 1

Friedrich Schiller - 1844 - 284 pages
...translator through this and the preceding stanza , is more forcibly condensed by Schiller in four lines. '* "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. THE FORTUNE-FAVOURED. [THE first five...
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Sammlung, Volume 1

Friedrich Schiller - 1844 - 284 pages
...the preceding stanza, is more forcibly condensed by Schiller in four lines. ** "And ere a man bath power to say, 'behold,' The jaws of Darkness do devour it up, So quick bright things come to confusion." SHAKESPEARE. THE FOBTUNE-FAVOURED. [THE first five verses...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

1845 - 600 pages
...shurt as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the colled night, That in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth; And, ere a man hath power to say, Behold ! The jaws of Jarkness do devour il up : So quick bright things come to confusion I LOVE'S LAST EVENING. Oh ! that...
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Letters of the Kings of England: Now First Collected from Royal ..., Volume 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1846
...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." God to defend you against all evils, and that he be your...
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Homer's Iliad, Volume 2

Homer - 1846
...vie with it : " 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." 0 Merioncs he met, his comrade bold. 1. 344. "The word O-FQ/nrM. in the original, does not signify...
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Homer's Iliad, Volume 2

Homer - 1846
...vie with it : " 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." 0 Meriones he met, his comrade bold. 1. 344. "The word 9eg&mav, in the original, does not signify a...
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The Broad Stone of Honour Or the True Sense and Practice of ..., Volume 1

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1846 - 394 pages
...dead. A flash of lightning " unfolds both heaven and earth," " Sed heu ! rara hora, et parva mora."2 Ere a man hath power to say behold, The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Then Our soul is by vile fear assail'd, which oft So overcasts a man, that he recoils From noblest...
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Tancredus

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1846
...dead. A flash of lightning " unfolds both heaven and earth," "Sed heu ! rara hora, et parva mora."2 Ere a man hath power to say behold. The jaws of darkness do devour it up. Then Our soul is by vile fear assail'd, which oft So overcasts a man, that he recoils From noblest...
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