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" O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow naked in December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? "
Sketch of the life of Shakespeare. Tempest. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Merry ... - Page 366
by William Shakespeare - 1848
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the ..., Volumes 9-10

William Shakespeare - 1880
...dance ; For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it and sets it light. Baling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...in December snow By thinking on fantastic Summer's 34 heat ? O, no ! the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse : Fell sorrow's...
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The Chilswell Book of English Poetry

Robert Bridges - Children's poetry, English - 1924 - 272 pages
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it and sets it light. BOLING. Oh, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh, no ! the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse : Fell sorrow's...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...Inferno, Cant. v. DANTE. Of joys departed, Not to return , how painful the remembrance ! K. BLAIR. 0, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. King Richard II.. Act L Sc. a. SHAKESPEARE. BAD NEWS. Yet the first brjnger of unwelcome news Hath...
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King Richard the Second

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1981 - 282 pages
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it and sets it light. BOLINGBROKE O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? 300 O no, the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. Fell sorrow's tooth...
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Shakespeare Recycled: The Making of Historical Drama

Graham Holderness - Great Britain - 1992 - 259 pages
...Bolingbroke makes it plain that such fantasy fulfilments are not for him - nothing less than reality will do: O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? (294-9) That materialist philosophy, applied to Gaunt's advice, produces nothing less than rebellion...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 454 pages
...Bolingbroke, who diminished the power of imagination. Normotic patients show the same tendency (see p.276). 'O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat?' (Richard 7/I.3.294) 'This supernatural soliciting Cannot be ill; cannot be good: If ill, why hath it...
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Four Histories

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 865 pages
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it and sets it light. BOLINGBROKE O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O no, the apprehension of the good 300 Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. Fell sorrow's tooth...
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Acts of Hope: Creating Authority in Literature, Law, and Politics

James Boyd White - Law - 1995 - 322 pages
...power to bite The man that mocks at it and sets it light. [I.iii.282-93.]" But Bolingbroke responds: O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O no, the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. Fell sorrow's tooth...
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Engendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories

Jean E Howard, PH D, Jean Elizabeth Howard, Phyllis Rackin, Professor Department of English Phyllis Rackin, T. L. J. HOWARD - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 248 pages
...effeminate pleasures of the court and the feminine pleasures of the imagination, Bullingbrook replies, O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? (I.iii.294-9) Bullingbrook's "bare imagination" provides a striking, gendered contrast to the fertility...
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William Shakespeare, Richard II

Martin Coyle - Drama - 1999 - 192 pages
...recognises the power to remake the referent in accordance with the signifier as precisely imaginary: O, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? (I.iii.294-9) But if Bolingbroke recognises the differance that Richard has made, or has made evident,...
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