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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 Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Dramatic specimens and the Garrick plays

Charles Lamb - Authors, English - 1904
...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 perjur'd souls ; think but on these, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou wilt utter all. Bell....
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Dramatic specimens and the Garrick plays

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1904
...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 perjur'd souls ; think but on these, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou wilt utter all. lifll...
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - English drama - 1904
...without reason ? Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know What 'tis to die. Bel. Yes, I do know, my lord : 255 Tis less than to be born ; a lasting sleep ; A quiet...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Phit But there are pains, false boy, 260 For perjured souls : think but on those, and then Thy heart...
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Shakespeare's Predecessors in the English Drama

John Addington Symonds - Drama - 1904 - 551 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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The Temper of the Seventeenth Century in English Literature: Clark Lectures ...

Barrett Wendell - English literature - 1904 - 360 pages
...a passage concerning death which may probably be attributed to Beaumont: Tis less than to be bom ; a lasting sleep ; A quiet resting from all jealousy,...It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Compare this with a similar passage in "Thierry and Theodoret," which is almost certainly by Fletcher...
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher: The maids tragedy ...

Francis Beaumont - 1905
...the best of men thus passionate, thus without Phi. Oh, but thou dost not know what 'tis to die. Bell. Yes, I do know my Lord ; 'Tis less than to be born ; a lasting sleep, A quiet resting from all jealousie ; A thing we all pursue ; I know besides, It is but giving over of a game that must be lost....
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 5

Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1906
...of 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. 353...
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The Maid's Tragedy and Philaster

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1906 - 346 pages
...a lasting sleepe, A quiet resting from all jealousie, A thing we all persue : I know, besides, 260 It is but giving over of a game That must be lost. Phi. But there are paines, false boy, For perjur'd soules; thinke but on those, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou...
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Elizabethan Drama: In Two Volumes

English drama - 1910 - 899 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;...must be lost. PHI. But there are pains, false boy, For perjur'd souls. Think but on those, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou wilt utter all. BEL....
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Elizabethan Drama ..., Volume 47

English drama - 1910
...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 perjur'd souls. Think but on those, and then Thy heart will melt, and thou wilt utter all. Bel....
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