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" 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. "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ... - Page 89
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Comedy of A Midsummer Nights Dream

William Shakespeare, Augustin Daly, William Winter - 1600 - 76 pages
...could ever read, Could ever hear by talc or history, The course of true love never did run smooth : Or if there were a sympathy in. choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentary as a sound, j . Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, • Brief as the lightning in the...
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...engag'd to young I Lys. Or else it stood upon the choicl? of friends : Her. O hell ! to chuse love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy...death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentany as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the colly'd...
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Sonnets, and other poems, Volume 1

1800 - 180 pages
...different in blood; Or else misgraffed in respect of years; Or else it stood upon the choice of friends; Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay siege to it." Midsummer Night's Dream. IB. L. 18. But Hope her animating -voice apply1 d. " Dejefted Pity at his...
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Sonnets, and Other Poems,

William Lisle Bowles - 1800 - 180 pages
...different in blood ; Or else misgraffed in respeft of years; Or else it stood upon the choice of friends; Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay siege to it." Midsummer Night's Dream. i IB. L. 18. But Hope her animating voice apply' d. " Dejefted Pity at his...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...engag'd to young ! Lys. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy...death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentany6 as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied7...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...engag'd to young! Lys. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends: Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy...death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentany as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1805
...the choice of friends: Her. O spite! too old to be engag'd to young! Her. O hell! to choose love by another's eye! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy in...death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentany as a sound, 7 Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...ene;aa'd to yonnj! l.ys. Or else it stood nnon the choio? of friends: Htrr. O helL! to choose love by another's eye! l.ys. Or, if there were a sympathy...death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentany as a sonnd. Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the rollied...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...engag'd to young ! Lys. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends: Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy...death, or sickness did lay siege to it; Making it momentany as a sound,1 Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...engag'd to young ! Lys. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : Her. O hell ! to choose love by another's eye ! Lys. Or, if there were a sympathy...death, or sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentany as a sound,7 Swift as a shadow, short as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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