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" O that it were possible we might But hold some two days conference with the dead, From them I should learn somewhat I am sure I never shall know here. I'll tell thee a miracle ; I am not mad yet, to my cause of sorrow. Th... "
Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ... - Page 212
by Charles Lamb - 1813 - 484 pages
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 38

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897
...the other world ? Cariola — Yes, out of question. Duchess — Oh that it were possible we might But hold some two days' conference with the dead! From...miracle : I am not mad yet, to my cause of sorrow; The heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of naming sulphur, yet I am not mad....
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History of English Literature, Volume 1, Part 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1897
...days' conference with the dead I 1 Vucheiuoflfafan. L From them I should learn somewhat, I am son, I never shall know here. I'll tell thee a miracle ; I am not mad yet, to my cause of sorrow : The heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur, yet I am not mad,...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...sure, I never shall know here. I'll tell thee a miracle : I am not mad yet, to my cause of sorrow ; The heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur, yet I am not mad. I am acquainted with sad misery Necessity makes me suffer constantly, And custom makes...
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Tennyson: His Homes, His Friends, and His Work

Elisabeth Luther Cary - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1898 - 312 pages
...gentler echo to the Duchess of Malfi's exceeding bitter cry, ' O that it were possible we might But hold some two days' conference with the dead ! From them I should learn something, I am sure, I never shall learn here,' ' and finds in them a supreme example of the " heavenly...
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Select Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1899
...air, etc. Mr. JC Collins (Cornhill Mag. Jan. 1880) compares Webster, Duchess of Malfi, iv. 2 : " The heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur." THE LOTOS-EATERS. IN the ed. of 1832, where the poem was first published, line 7 reads " Above the...
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The Early Poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1900 - 317 pages
...Kassandra, and with the line, "All earth and air seem only burning fire, Webster," Duchess of Malfi:— The heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur. 1833. There is a dale in Ida, lovelier Than any in old Ionia, beautiful With emerald slopes of sunny...
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Story of My Life, Volume 5

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1900
...longing Webster describes in the ' Duchess of Melfi ' :— " ' O that it were possible we might But hold some two days' conference with the dead ! From them I should learn something I am sure I never shall learn here. ' " "July 26. — I took leave of the Prince in his bedroom...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1900
...conference with the dead ! From them I should learn somewhat, I am sure, I never shall know here. I'll teach thee a miracle; I am not mad yet, to my cause of sorrow : The heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur, yet I am not mad....
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 9

American fiction - 1901
...another In the other world? Cart. Yes, out of question. Duch. O that it were possible we might But hold some two days' conference with the dead! From...learn somewhat, I am sure, I never shall know here. To increase her mental agony, Ferdinand lets loose in her prison a herd of madmen , who chatter incoherently...
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The Duchess of Malfi: John Webster

John Webster - Drama - 1997 - 186 pages
...In th'other world? Cariola. Yes, out of question. Duchess. O, that it were possible we might 20 But hold some two days' conference with the dead! From...Th' heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, 25 The earth of flaming sulphur, yet I am not mad. I am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned galley...
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