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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...engaged 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 momentany9 as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied3...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 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 : Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied*...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness, did lay eiege to it : Making it momentary 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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The album of love, containing love thoughts [in verse] by many contributors

Album - 1841
...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 ; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere: Extracted from His Plays

William Shakespeare, Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...different in blood, Or else misgrafled 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; Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream ; Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The King's College Magazine, Volume 2

1842
...engaged to young ! LYS. Or else it stood upon the choice of friends : HER. Oh 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 momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream." There is also a passage in Paradise Lost,...
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The lottery of life

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1842
...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, Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied...
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The Lottery of Life

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - English fiction - 1842 - 393 pages
...blood— Or else mlsgrafted, 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, Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as thelightning in the collied night,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 4090 pages
...if 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 2, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, — behold...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1843
...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 ralliedb...
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