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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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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Thoughts ineffectual to moderate Affliction. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? O, no ! the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816 - 428 pages
...snarling Sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Eolingbroke. Oh, who can hold a fire in his hand. By thinking on the...? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh, no 1 the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1817 - 372 pages
...passages; and in the end, Having my freedom, boast of nothing eke, But that I was a journeyman to grief ? 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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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1818 - 424 pages
...flowers, fair ladies ; and thy steps, no more Than a delightful measure, or a dance : For gnarling 1 sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks...December snow, By thinking on fantastick summer's heat ? 0, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the worse : Fell sorrow's...
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Select Plays of William Shakespeare: In Six Volumes. With the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1820 - 348 pages
...hold a fire in his hand, &c.] Fire is here, as in many other places, used as a dissyllable. Malone. Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite. By bare imagination...to the worse: Fell sorrow's tooth doth never rankle morei Than when it bites, but lanceth not the sore. Gaunt. Come, come, my son, I '11 bring thee on...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe: In ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - Costume - 1820 - 538 pages
...WALLER.—" True; but Shakspeare never tires, for • he's always changing and for ever new." EDWARD.— " Oh who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...appetite, By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? Oh, no, the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The poems of Robert Fergusson, with a life of theauthor, and remarks on his ...

Robert Fergusson - 1821 - 278 pages
...Then happiness at length should reign ; The golden age begin again. OS THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL 1771. O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...By bare imagination of a feast ! Or wallow naked in December's snow By thinking on fantastic Summer's heat ! Shakespeare's Richard II. POETS in vain have...
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson

Robert Fergusson, James Gray - Scotland - 1821 - 292 pages
...Then happiness at length should reign ; The golden age begin again. ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL 1771. O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on...By bare imagination of a feast ! Or wallow naked in December's snow By thinking on fantastic Summer's heat ! Shatespeare'i Richard II. POETS in vain have...
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A Grammar of Logic and Intellectual Philosophy, on Didactic Principles: For ...

Alexander Jamieson - Logic - 1822 - 312 pages
...we should use conception, and the words imagination and apprehension as (synonymous with each other. 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 ; Oh no ! the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: King John ...

William Shakespeare - 1823 - 372 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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