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" O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? "
The Plays - Page 21
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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The poetical works of Robert Fergusson, with biogr intr., notes and glossary ...

Robert Fergusson - 1773 - 344 pages
...happiness at length should reign; And golden age begin again. ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL, 1771. Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...By bare imagination of a feast ; Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? SHAKSPEARB'S Richard II. POETS in vain have...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...the wearer ! How many then should cover that stand bare I How many be commanded , that command I Oh , who can hold a fire in his hand , By thinking on the...By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's snowy By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh , no ! the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1806 - 432 pages
...flowers, fair ladies ; and thy steps, no more Than a delightful measure, or a dance : For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks...snow, By thinking on fantastick summer's heat ? O, noj the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the worse : Fell sorrow's tooth...
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The Works of Robert Fergusson: To which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Author ...

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 378 pages
...unhallowed wall it glides, " Where all its purity and lustre fails." OK THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL, 1771. Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...By bare imagination of a feast ; Or wallow naked in December's snow By thinking on fantastic Summer's heat ? SHAKE sr. RICHARD II. POETS in vain have hailed...
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Works: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 378 pages
...unhallowed wall it glides, " Where all its purity and lustre fails." ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL, 1771, Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...By bare imagination of a feast ; Or wallow naked in December's snow By thinking on fantastic Summer's heat ? SHAKES?. RICHARD II. POETS in vain have hailed...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810 - 458 pages
...flowers, fair ladies ; and thy steps, no more Than a delightful measure,3 or a dance : For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks...By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810 - 454 pages
...a dance : For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it lightJ Baling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking...By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O, no ! the apprehension of the good. Gives...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1813 - 520 pages
...former of these phrases, and the words imagination and apprehension as synonymous with each other. -Who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the...bare imagination of a feast ? / Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh no ! the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1813 - 476 pages
...: For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Bolini*. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast I Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's beat? O, no ! the apprehension...
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson: in Two Parts. To which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Robert Fergusson - Scotland - 1815 - 348 pages
...Then happiness at length should reign, And golden age begin again. ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL, Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...By bare imagination of a feast; Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat. SHAKES, RICH. H. POETS in vain have hail'd...
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