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" Tis less than to be born ; a lasting sleep, A quiet resting from all jealousy ; A thing we all pursue. I know, besides, , It is but giving over of a game That must be lost Phi. "
Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ... - Page 355
by Charles Lamb - 1813 - 484 pages
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The Ferrybridge Mystery

Derek Vane - 1920 - 301 pages
...there's nothing more to say; you understand. Whatever happens, you will understand." CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE "It is but giving over of a game that must be lost." THE trial was over and Richard Fenchurch had been found guilty of manslaughter, and sentenced to a...
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Thus to Revisit: Some Reminiscences

Ford Madox Ford - English literature - 1921 - 231 pages
...glamourous, mournful because of its unavailingness in face of the Infinite. . . . "... What i^t to die? 'Tis less than to be born, a lasting sleep, A quiet...resting from all jealousy. A thing we all pursue. I do know besides It is but giving over of a game That must be lost . . ." The men of the life that Mr....
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...the best of men thus passionate, Thus without reason ? O, but thou dost not know what 'tis to die. Yes, I do know, my Lord! 'Tis less than to be born...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. From Philaster: FRANCIS BEAUMONT and JOHN FLETCHER 284. "ALL THE FLOWERS." ". . . But those which perfume...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 187

English literature - 1898
...what he knew.' May we not almost describe his death in his own words, written long before? — ' . . . a lasting sleep, A quiet resting from all jealousy, A thing we all pursue ; I know besides 'Tis but the giving np a game which must be lost.' In an old Register-book belonging to the parish...
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The Summons of Death on the Medieval and Renaissance English Stage

Phoebe S. Spinrad - Civilization, Medieval, in literature - 1987 - 334 pages
...Arethusa, a Philaster's betrothed, in a duet with Philaster that is almost purely sexual: Bellario: Tis less than to be born; a lasting sleep, A quiet resting from all jealously; A thing we all pursue; I know, besides, It is but giving over of a game That must be lost....
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Life is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua

Roger N. Lancaster - Social Science - 1994 - 340 pages
...of the Sign" Dealing with Danger Philaster: Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bellario: Yes, I do know, my Lord: Tis less than to be born;...resting from all jealousy, A thing we all pursue; 1 know besides, It is but giving over of a game, That must be lost. — Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher,...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...PHII.ASTF.R: Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. BKI.I.ARIO: Yes, I do know, my Lord: "fis less than to be born; a lasting sleep; A quiet resting...It is but giving over of a game, That must be lost. I'hilaster (written 1(104) act 17 There is no other purgatory but a woman. The Scornful Lady ( 1...
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H.D. and Sapphic Modernism 1910-1950

Diana Collecott - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 350 pages
...much, and more, is implied by Bryher's choice of Bellario's words for epigraph to Tlie Player's Boy. It is but giving over of a game that must be lost . . . (Philaster Ill.i) 4 THE GIRL-PAGE While Wilson Knight described the 'friendship-theme' of Shakespeare's...
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Philaster: Or, Love Lies A-Bleeding by Beaumont and Fletcher

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 142 pages
...of men thus passionate, Thus without reason ? Phi. O, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. Yes, I do know, my Lord : 'Tis less than to be born;...lasting sleep, A quiet resting from all jealousy, 265 A thing we all pursue; I know besides It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Phi. But...
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The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories

Various - Horror tales - 2005 - 1149 pages
...in their lives and in their deaths they were but shortly divided. The Prayer VIOLET HUNT 1866-1942 It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. PHILASTER 'Come, Mrs Arne - come, my dear, you must not give way like this! You can't stand it - you...
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