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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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William Wordsworth: The Story of His Life, with Critical Remarks on His Writings

James Middleton Sutherland - 1887 - 225 pages
...Wordsworth : " No more did I." ' Poor Coleridge ! ' They fooled thee to the top of thy bent.' CHAPTEE XII. ' 'Tis less than to be born : a lasting sleep ; A quiet...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost.' Beaumont and Fletcfter. Wordsworth attends Divine Service at Rydal Chapel for the last time (10th March,...
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The Best Elizabethan Plays

William Roscoe Thayer - English drama - 1890 - 611 pages
...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...is but giving over of a game That must be lost.^' 300 1 The references to death, in the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher, are almost invariably noble....
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...grow no damned grudges; here no storms, No noise, but silence and eternal sleep. Shakespeare, "fis less than to be born : a lasting sleep : A quiet resting...we all pursue, I know besides It is but giving over a game that must be lost. JJeaumunt and Fletcher A WELCOME то. Soon may this fluttering spark of...
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William Wordsworth: The Story of His Life, with Critical Remarks on His Writings

James Middleton Sutherland - 1892 - 242 pages
...Wordsworth : " No more did I." ' Poor Coleridge ! ' They fooled thee to the top of thy bent.' CHAPTER XII. ' 'Tis less than to be born ; a lasting sleep ; A quiet...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost.' — Beaumont and Fletcher. Wordsworth attends Divine Service at Eydal Chapel for the last time (March...
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The Shifting of the Fire

Ford Madox Ford - English literature - 1892 - 322 pages
...than to l>e bom j ii lasting sleep ; A quiet resting from all jealousy ; A thing we alt pursue—I know besides It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. CHAPTER XI. When one has rolled the Ethical snowball of his Ego a year forward he has gathered a good...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1893
...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...jealousy ; A thing we all pursue ; I know besides 30 It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Phi. But there are pains, false boy, For perjur'd...
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The Best Elizabethan Plays ...

William Roscoe Thayer - English drama - 1895 - 609 pages
...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...besides, It is but giving over of a game That must be lost.1 300 1 The references to death, in the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher, are almost invariably...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 11

Henry Morley - English literature - 1895
...tender " Euphrasia" could only find rest in that lastmg sleep which " Bellario" had described as " A quiet resting from all jealousy, A thing we all...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost." "Cupid's Revenge" (acted Jan., 1612) is a Romantic Tragedy, the theme and some of the details of which...
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A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne, Volume 2

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English drama - 1899
...to the extreme simplicity of the diction : ' Pki. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. Yes, I do know, my lord : Tis less than to be born;...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost.' (Act iii. sc. a.) 2 His 'speech calls him Spaniard, being nothing but a large inventory of his own...
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A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne, Volume 2

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English drama - 1899
...to the extreme simplicity of the diction : 'Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. Yes, I do know, my lord : 'Tis less than to be born;...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost.' (Act iii. sc. a.) * His 'speech calls him Spaniard, being nothing but a large inventory of his own...
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