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" Glories Of human greatness are but pleasing dreams And shadows soon decaying : on the stage Of my mortality my youth hath acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out at length ; By varied pleasures sweetened in the mixture, But tragical in issue. "
The Broken Heart - Page 67
by John Ford - 1894 - 132 pages
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1808 - 484 pages
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. Cat. You feed too much your melancholy. Pen. Glories Of human greatness are but pleasing dreams, And shadows...vanity, drawn out at length ; By varied pleasures sweetned in the mixture, But tragical in issue. Cal. Contemn not your condition, for the proof Of bare...
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Select Reviews of Literature, Volume 7

1812
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. Col. You feed too much your melancholy. Pen. Glories Of human greatness are but pleasing dreams, And shadows soon decaying. On the stage Of my mortality, ny youth hath acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out at length By varied pleasure*, sweetened in the...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1813 - 484 pages
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. Cul. You feed too much your melancholy. Pen. Glories Of human greatness are but pleasing dreams, And shadows...vanity, drawn out at length ; By varied pleasures sweetned in the mixture, But tragical in issue. Cal. Contemn not your condition, for the proof vs Of...
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Dramatic Works of John Ford ...

John Ford - 1827
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. CaL You feed too much your melancholy. Pen. Glories " Of human greatness are but pleasing dreams, And shadows...on the stage Of my mortality, my youth hath acted f Some scenes of vanity, drawn out at length \ By varied pleasures, sweeten'd in the mixture, But tragical...
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The Dramatic Works of John Ford: With an Introduction, and Notes ..., Volume 2

John Ford - 1831 - 347 pages
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. Cal. You feed too much your melancholy. Pen. Glories Of human greatness are but pleasing dreams, And shadows...of vanity, drawn out at length By varied pleasures, sweeten'd in the mixture, But tragical in issue : beauty, pomp, With every sensuality our giddiness...
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The Scottish Chieftains; Or, The Perils of Love and War

Hannah Maria Jones - English fiction - 1831 - 882 pages
...placed upon it, felt more happy than she could have believed possible in such a situation. CHAPTER XVII. My youth hath acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out...pleasures, sweetened in the mixture, But tragical in issue. — OLD PLAY. THE expectations of the adherents of the Earl of Lennox were raised to the utmost pitch...
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The Scottish Chieftains; Or, The Perils of Love and War

Hannah Maria Jones - English fiction - 1831 - 882 pages
...placed upon it, felt more happy than she could have believed possible in such a situation. CHAPTER XVIL My youth hath acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out...pleasures, sweetened in the mixture, But tragical in issue.—OLD PLAT. THE expectations of the adherents of the Earl of Lennox were raised to the utmost...
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The Dramatic Works of John Ford: The lover's melancholy. The broken heart ...

John Ford - 1831
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. Pen. Glories Cal. You feed too much your melancholy. Of my mortality, my youth hath acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out at length By varied pleasures, sweeten'd in the mixture, But tragical in issue : beauty, pomp, With every sensuality our giddiness...
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The dramatic works of John Ford, with an intr. and notes [by W. Harness?].

John Ford - 1831
...feel The summons of departure short and certain. Cal. You feed too much your melancholy. Pen. Glories Of my mortality, my youth hath acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out at length By varied pleasures, sweeten'd in the mixture, But tragical in issue : beauty, pomp, With every sensuality our giddiness...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 5

Englishmen - 1836
...unacquainted with Ford, some idea of the treasures laid up for him : Glories Of human greatness are hut pleasing dreams, And shadows soon decaying ; on the stage Of my mortality, my youth has acted Some scenes of vanity, drawn out at length By varied pleasures, sweeten'd in the mixture,...
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