Shaksperean Fly-leaves and Jottings

Paperback | January 19, 2012

byHenry Thomas Hall

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871. Excerpt: ... thing that is eternal,--or any effort of the human mind that has outlasted the dreams of poetry. Have I said that they are dreams? Alas! what is there here that is so far beyond a dream? We ourselves (so our great poet says)--"' Are of such stuff As dreams are made on: and our little life Is rounded by a sleep.'"--Tempest, A. Iv. S. 4. Barry Cornwall's Essay on the Genius of Shakspere, Tyas' edition, pp. 27, 28. NOTE A. "The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day; Now spurs the lated traveller apace, To gain the timely inn."--Macbeth, A. ill. s. 4. "Sable night, mother of dread and fear, Upon the world dim darkness doth display, And in her vaulty prison stows the day."--Poems. "The cricket sings, and man's o'er-labour'd sense Repairs itself by rest."--Oymbelme, A. n. s. 2. "Civil night, Thou sober-suited matron, all in black." Borneo and Juliet, A. In. s. 2. "The dragon wing of night o'erspreads the earth." Troilus and Cressida, A. v. 8. 9. "Good things of day begin to droop and drowse, While night's black agents to their preys do rouse." Macbeth, A. m. s. 2. "Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the scritch-owl, scritching loud, Puts the wretch, that lies in woe, In remembrance of a shroud. Now it is the time of night, That the graves all gaping wide, Every one lets forth his sprite In the churchyard paths to glide." Midsummer Night's Dream, A. v. S. 2. "Look, the gentle day, Before the wheels of Phoebus, round about, Dapples the drowsy east with spots of grey." Much ado about Nothing, A. v. S. 3. "Hark! hark the lark at heaven's gate sings, And Phoebus 'gins arise, His steed to water at those springs, On chaliced flowers that lies; And winking Marybuds begin To ope their golden eyes."--Cymbelme, A. n. s. 3. c "Ton grey lines That fret the clouds, ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871. Excerpt: ... thing that is eternal,--or any effort of the human mind that has outlasted the dreams of poetry. Have I said that they are dre...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217047394

ISBN - 13:9780217047395

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