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" The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools. "
Notes and Queries - Page 307
1864
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1793
...talking. An Italianifm. JOHNSON. 4 and there an end.~\ i. C. there's the conclufion of tht .matter. So, in Macbeth : " the times have been " That when the brains were out, the man would die, " And tht re an e*d,"< STEEVENS. Or fairing elfe fame me/enger, that might her mind difcover, Herfelfbatb...
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The Festival of Wit; Or, Small Talker: Being a Collection of Bon Mots ...

Wit and humor - 1793 - 416 pages
...infirm in intellect, fhould attempt fuch a charafter ? Ned replied drily, from Macbeth, The time has been, That when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end : but now Related by Garrick. Foote dined. one day at the Caftle at Salthill. When the landlord produced...
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Ethic Epistles to the Earl of Carnarvon, on the Mind and Its Operations, as ...

1794 - 224 pages
...brains, write paft'rals like Sir John — " " That I can do when all my brains are gone." The time has been that when the brains were out, The man would die, and there an end no doubt. Now, with their mortal follies in their head, They rife again, and almoft write us dead....
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Ethic epistles to the earl of Carnarvon, on the mind and its operations [by ...

Edmund Poulter - 1794
...brains, write paft'rals like Sir John—" " That I can do when all my brains arc gone." The time has been that when the brains were out, The man would die, and there an end no doubt. Now, with their mortal follies in their head, They rife again, and almoft write us dead....
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Works, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1795
...gen'ral weal ; [time, " Ay, and fince too, murthersMiave been perform'd " Too terrible for th' ear. The times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rife again With twenty mortal murUiers on their crowns, And pufh us from our ftools....
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The beauties of Shakespeare, selected from his plays and poems

William Shakespeare - 1796
...and fince too, rourthers have been perform'd' Tpo terrible foe the ear i the times have been 1 hat, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rife again With twenty mortal murthers on their crowns, And pufh us from our ftools....
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Works, Containing His Plays and Poems: To which is Added a Glossary, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1797
...purg'd the gentle weal ; Ay, and fince too, murders have been perform'd Too terrible for the ear : the times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end : but now, they rife again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And pufh us from our ftools...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, accurately pr. from the text of mr ...

William Shakespeare - 1797
...purg'd the gentle weal ;* A}', and fince too, murders have been perform'd Too terrible for the ear : the times have been, That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end : but now, they rife again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And pufli us from our (tools...
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Supplement to the Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1797 - 304 pages
...olden time, " Ay, and nnce too murders have been performed •* Too terrible for the ear : . " But when the brains were out the man would die, " And there an end." But now we fay of a neighbouring Nation with Juvenal, jlfficimus popntos quorum nonfufficit ira Occidiffe...
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Impartial strictures on the poem called "The pursuits of literature:": and ...

Drama - 1798 - 56 pages
...is ; and I can account for it on no other principle than Macbeth's when Banquo rofe at the feaft ; " The times have been, That, when the brains were out,* the man would eKe, And there an end ; but now, they rife again With twenty mortal gafhes on their crown. — This...
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