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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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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 1130 pages
...: For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Bating. tious idle-headed eld Received, and did deliver to our age. This tale of fantastic summer's heat? O, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838 - 360 pages
...not such men be trusted. 76. And his affections dark as Erebus, 160. Oh who can hold a fire in'his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy...feast? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? Oh no, the apprehension of the good Gives but the greatest feeling to the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Winter's tale. Comedy of errors ...

William Shakespeare - 1839 - 572 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...? 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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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Winter's tale. Comedy of errors ...

William Shakespeare - 1839 - 568 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...? 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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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 478 pages
...silence often of pure innocence Persuades, when speaking fails. 13 — i 353 Delusion of imagination. 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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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - English drama - 1839 - 490 pages
...thy soul holds dear, imagine it To lie that way thou go'st, not whence thou com'st. [Bolingbroke.] 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 ? 0 no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842 - 594 pages
...The 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...? 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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The Works of William Shakespeare: King John ; King Richard II ; King Henry ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842 - 594 pages
...The 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...? 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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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 594 pages
...; For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light.] Boling. 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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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved text ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 396 pages
...dance : For gnarling " sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Bol. 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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