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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 dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1850
...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 DRAMATIC WORKS FO WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE

1850
...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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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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Shakespeare and Elizabethan Poetry: A Study of His Earlier Work in Relation ...

M. C. Bradbrook - 1979 - 279 pages
...as any dreame, Briefe as the lightning in the collied night, That (in a spleene) unfolds both heauen and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, behold, The iawes of darknesse do devour it up, So quicke bright thinges come to confusion. (ii 141-149.) Yet,...
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German Aesthetic and Literary Criticism: Winckelmann, Lessing, Hamann ...

H. B. Nisbet - 1985 - 317 pages
...as the lightning in the collied night, That (in a spleen) unfolds heav'n and earth And ere man has power to say : Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up.' Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream ss. 'C'est 1'effet ordinaire de notre ignorance de nous peindre tout semblable...
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Shakespeare & the Uses of Comedy

Joseph Allen Bryant - 1986 - 270 pages
...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. [Ii 143-49] These magnificent words are Lysander 's.14 One...
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Teaching with Shakespeare: Critics in the Classroom

Bruce McIver, Ruth Stevenson - 1994 - 269 pages
...any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied night, 145 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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Four Comedies

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 678 pages
...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. HERMIA 1 50 If then true lovers have been ever crossed It...
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Johann Georg Hamann's Relational Metacriticism

Gwen Griffith Dickson - 1995 - 534 pages
...Brief as the lightning in the collied night That (in a spleen) unfolds heav'n and earth And ere man has power to say: Behold! The jaws of darkness do devour it up. single sensation extends over the compass of all external objects 45 ; as we can appropriate universal...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 1263 pages
...as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied night, 1 hat, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven 0 So quick bright things come to confusion. HEKMIA. If, then, true lovers have been ever crost, It stands...
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