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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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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 444 pages
...the poet's pen Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. MNvl 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 O, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 608 pages
...little act upon the blood, Burn like the mines of sulphur. 37 — iii. 3. 177. Dehtsioii of imagination. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast 1 Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? 0, no ! the apprehension...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1854 - 538 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...By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's anow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh no ! the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1854 - 536 pages
...former of these phrases, and the words imagination and apprdifusion 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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Laconics, Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors: In Three Volumes, Volume 2

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856 - 372 pages
...ivould dread far more To be thought ignorant, than be known poor. The Poetaster— Ben Jonson. MCVL — 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 ? O, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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Great Truths by Great Authors: A Dictionary of Aids to Reflection ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856 - 570 pages
...we deem ourselves much deceived ic others, because we first deceived ourselves. , — Shakspeare. 0, 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 ? 0 no ! the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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Lectures on English History and Tragic Poetry, as Illustrated by Shakespeare

Henry Reed - Great Britain - 1856 - 484 pages
...jewel of thy home-return/' Bolingbroke replies in that fine and familiar strain of poetry — " 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 ! the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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The Calendar of King's College, London

1857 - 486 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 Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1857 - 602 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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Shakspere's Werke, herausg. und erklärt von N. Delius ..., Part 152, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1857 - 596 pages
...For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Baling. 0! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...feast? Or wallow naked in December snow By thinking on fantastic *9 summer's heat ? 01 no: the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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