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" These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die ! like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes: Collated Verbatim ... - Page 88
by William Shakespeare - 1790
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Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies

Maynard Mack - 1993 - 279 pages
...perhaps beautiful because dangerous signify? Like the blaze of gunpowder, says Friar Laurence: These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. (2.6.9) To be sure, the friar is an old man, skeptical of youth's ways; yet can we help...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - 1995 - 268 pages
...paradox of love's strength and fragility is expressed in Romeo's triumphant boast: Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do...he dare It is enough I may but call her mine. (6-8) The Friar is horrified at such a declaration of absolute love and reproves him in a little homily...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 1263 pages
...countervail the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight: Do thou but close our ose see is by a civil peace maintain'd; Whose beard...silver hand of peace hath toucht; Whose learning an FRIAR LAURENCE. These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder,...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...the news. In scene vi, with the plot hurtling swiftly, the Friar offers Romeo one more warning: These violent delights have violent ends. And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume. The sweetest honey Is loathesome in his own deliciousness, And in the taste confounds...
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Einheit, Trennung und Wiedervereinigung: psychoanalytische Untersuchungen ...

Carl Pietzcker - 1996 - 243 pages
...schließenden Trauungsszene meldet sich gerade in der Betonung von Liebe der Tod: Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare It is enough l may but call her mine [II, 6, 6-8] Schließ du nur unsere Hände mit heiligen Worten, dann mag der...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Professor of English Trinity College R B Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - 1996 - 324 pages
...even the momentary speaking of the marriage vow equal to "love-devouring death": Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare, It is inough I may but call her mine. Fri. These violent delights have violent endes, And in their triumph...
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Much Ado about Murder

Robert Mattson - 1997
...cannot counteract the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight. If you will join our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do...what he dare; It is enough I may but call her mine. FRIAR LAWRENCE. These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like spark and powder,...
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Romeo e Giulietta

William Shakespeare - 1998 - 276 pages
...countervail the exchange of joy That one short minute gives me in her sight. Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare It is enough I may but cali her mine. FRIAR These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and...
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - 1999 - 232 pages
...we risk the loss of the entire investment the master has made in us. As Friar Lawrence warns: These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume . . . Therefore love moderately: long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - 1999 - 380 pages
...Shakespeare's genius with language. that very afternoon. The Friar counsels moderation and wisdom: "These violent delights have violent ends, / And in their...triumph die, like fire and powder, / Which as they kiss consume." He cautions Romeo to love moderately, so that he may love long. But the kids revel in...
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