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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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Beaumont and Fletcher: Or, The Finest Scenes, Lyrics, and Other Beauties of ...

Francis Beaumont - 1862 - 363 pages
...my lord : J, 'Tis less than to be born ; a lasting sleep ; •HA quiet resting from all jealousy; IA thing we all pursue. I know besides, It is but giving...must be lost. Phi. But there are pains, false boy, PHILASTEB. Bel. May they fall upon me whilst I live, If I be perjured, or have ever thought Of that...
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Golden Leaves from the British and American Dramatic Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - American drama - 1865 - 562 pages
...men thus passionate, Thus without reason ? Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know what 'tis to die ! Bell. Yes, I do know, my lord. 'Tis less than to be born...must be lost. Phi, But there are pains, false boy, For perjured souls ; think but on these, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou wilt utter all. Bell....
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The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: The maid's tragedy; Philaster; A king ...

Francis Beaumont - 1866
...of mea thus passionate, Thus without reason ? Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. 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. Phi. But there are pains, false...
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The works of the British dramatists, selected, with notes ..., Volume 31

sir John Scott Keltie - 1870
...of men thus passionate, Thus without reason? Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. I mav not. Sal>. Well, Ananias, thou shalt overcome....haunts him, sir ; But truly, else, a very faithful PA». But there are pains, false boy, For perjured souls ; think but on these, and then Thy heart will...
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The Works of the British Dramatists: Carefully Selected from the Original ...

English drama - 1870 - 509 pages
...of men thus passionate, Thus without reason? Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. VBel. ath long'd to me and my progenitors Three hundred...in mis ground, ¡ncrouM flu mole-hill Unto that m losJX Phi. But there are pains, false boy, For perjured souls; think but on these, and then Thy heart...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 5

James Comper Gray - 1879
...after them.1"— ft-. A 1Г. Hamilton. *' 'Tis less than to le born ; a lasting sleep; a quiet vesting from all jealousy; a thing we all pursue. I know besides it is but giving over of a game that must be lost.'1 — Beaumont and Fletcher. "Ah! sweetly they slumber, nor love, nor fear ; peace, peace is...
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Chapters in the History of English Literature: From 1509 to the Close of the ...

Ellen Crofts - England - 1884 - 374 pages
...which dignifies Euphrasia's answer to Philaster — " Oh, 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." 276 BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER. [CHAP. xi. Sometimes the verse has the idyllic sweetness and freshness of...
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Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama, Volume 4

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1884 - 668 pages
...noble thought Fly like the shapes of clouds we form to nothing. What, after all, is it to die ? 'T is less than to be born ; a lasting sleep ; A quiet resting...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Memnon, in the ' Mad Lover's Tragedy,' reasoning upon his hopeless passion for the princess, argues...
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Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama, Volume 4

John Addington Symonds - English drama - 1884 - 668 pages
...noble thought Fly like the shapes of clouds we form to nothing. What, after all, is it to die ? "I' is less than to be born : a lasting sleep ; A quiet resting from all jealousy ; A thing we all pursue ; l know, besides, It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Memnon, in the ' Mad Lover's...
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Beaumont & Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1887
...of men thus passionate, Thus without reason ? Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. Yes, I do know, my lord : 'Tis less than to be born...must be lost. Phi. But there are pains, false boy, For perjured souls : think but on these, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou wilt utter all. BeL...
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