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" tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly : if the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch, With his surcease, success ; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, —... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ... - Page 323
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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Essays and Poems

Jones Very - History - 1839 - 202 pages
...time, and with him, therefore, the mental conflict is soon over. " If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly : If the assassination...and shoal of time We'd jump the life to come.'' But it may be asked, if Hamlet valued this life so cheaply, nay, even meditated self-slaughter, why, when...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved text ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 396 pages
...castle. Hautboys and torches. Enter, and pass over the stage, a Sewer,1 and divers Servants with dishes and service. Then enter MACBETH. Macb. If it were...here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, — We 'd jump the life to come. — But, in these cases, We still have judgment here ; that we but...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 52

Scotland - 1842
...introduced debating with himself upon his scheme. " If it were done, when 'tis done, tlten 'twere well Jt were done quickly. If the assassination Could trammel...the life to come. — But, in these cases, We still have judgment here ; that we but teach Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return To plague the...
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The King's College Magazine, Volume 2

English literature - 1842 - 514 pages
...general." The soliloquy, Act I. Sc. 7, requires a little explanation. " If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well. It were done quickly, if the assassination...bank and shoal of time We'd jump the life to come." That is, — "If it" (viz. the gaining of the crown) "were done," (completed) " when 'tis done," (when...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 52

England - 1842 - 850 pages
...done, then 'twere well It were done quickly. If the astatsination Could trammel up the cunsequence, and catch, With his surcease, success ; that but this...the life' to come. — But, in these cases, We still have jndgment kere ; that we but teach Bloody instructions, which, being tanght, return To plague the...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 594 pages
...Castle. Hautbogs and torches. Enter and pass over the stage, a Sewer, and diesrs Servants with dishes and service. Then enter MACBETH. Macb. If it were...here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, — We 'd jump the life to come. But in these cases We still have judgment here ; that we but teach...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 324 pages
...others, from the commission of the atrocious crime, he said : . " If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly ; if the assassination...bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come !" By saying " if it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly," Macbeth means...
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The Works of Shakespere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 582 pages
...Servants with dishes and service. Then enter MACBETH. Macb. If it were done when 'tis done, then "t were well It were done quickly. If the assassination Could...here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, — We 'd jump the life to come. But in these cases We still have judgment here ; that we but teach...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1843
...with dishes and service. Then, enter MACBETH. nfacb. If it were done, when 'tis done, then 't were well It were done quickly : if the assassination Could...here , But here , upon this bank and shoal of time , — We 'd jump the life to come. — But in these cases, We still have judgment here ; that we but...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 406 pages
...Servants with dishes and service. Then enter MACBETH. Macb. If it were done, when 't is done, then 't were well It were done quickly : If the assassination Could...end-all, here, But here, upon this bank and shoal b of time, We 'd jump the life to come. — But in these cases, * Hermit»— beadsmen— bound to...
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