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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 Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone, James Boswell, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Samuel Johnson, Alexander Pope, George Steevens, Sir Thomas Hanmer, William Warburton, Edward Capell, Isaac Reed - 1821
...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 4, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1821
...there were a sympathy in choice, " War, 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 night, " That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth ; " And ere a man hath power to say, Behold...
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Conversation; or, Shades of difference

Heron - 1821
...paid attention to, and talked lover-like nonsense of; your loves indeed are always — -' Momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the colly'd night, That in a spleen unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say —...
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The Manchester iris

1823
...if there was a sympathy in choice War, death, or sickneĞ, d'id lay siege to b, Making it momentary as a sound. Swift as a shadow — short as any dream — Brief as the lightning in the collied night." June lath, 1823. PHILOCRITO. VISITS TO BACHELORS. Thou Ğrt my only Joy, my greatest ЬИм,—...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...engag'd to young! Lys. Or else it stood upon the choice ot friends : Her. O hell ! to choose love by elf any where but where he is. Sates. Then, 'would...saved. A , Hen. I dare say, you love him not so ill, colliedt night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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 momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied2...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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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The Works of the Rev. George Crabbe, Volume 3

George Crabbe - English poetry - 1823
...different in blood, Or else misgrafted 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. Midtummer Nighft Drcam. Act I. Scene 1. Oh! thou didst then ne'er love so heartily, If thou rememberest...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Midsummer night's ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...there were a sympathy in choice. vVar. death, 01 sickness did lay siege to it ; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the colliod night/ [31 As spotless is innocent, so spotted is wicked. JOHNSON. [4] Give them, bestow upon...
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The Plays, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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 f as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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