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" Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-sways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower... "
Life. Hist. drama. Poems - Page 157
by William Shakespeare - 1887
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1864 - 868 pages
...fears to lose. LXV. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-aways t (ы.1 Hamlet quotes from tho opening stanza of an ancient ballad, O, how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, \\ hen...
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Shaksperean gems, newly collected and arranged with a life of W. Shakspere ...

William Shakespeare - 1865 - 362 pages
...lose. SONNET LXV. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power; How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea, "Whose action is no stronger than a flower 2 O how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks...
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Shakspeare's Sonnets Never Before Interpreted: His Private Friends ...

Gerald Massey - Sonnets, English - 1866 - 624 pages
...fears to lose. (64.) Since braes, nor atone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...but Time decays ? O fearful meditation! where, alack I Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid? Or what strong hand can hold his swift foot back...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1866 - 492 pages
...power, How with this rage shall beauty hold & plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower? Oh, how shall summer's honey- breath hold out Against...stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays? Oh, fearful meditation! Where, alack, Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid, Or what strong...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 494 pages
...beauty hold a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower ? 0, how shall summer's honey-breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days,...stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays ? 0 fearful meditation ! where, alack, Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid ? Or what...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Pericles. The two noble kinsmen. Venus and ...

William Shakespeare - 1866 - 500 pages
...beauty hold a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower ? 0, how shall summer's honey-breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days,...stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays ? 0 fearful meditation ! where, alack, Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid ? Or what...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1867 - 360 pages
...lose. IV. Shakespeare Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...stout Nor gates of steel so strong, but time decays T O fearful meditation ! where, alack ! Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid * Or what...
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Remarks on the Sonnets of Shakespeare: With the Sonnets. Sho Wing that They ...

Ethan Allen Hitchcock - Hermetic philosophers in literature - 1866 - 298 pages
...brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with his rage shall beauty hold a plea, Whose action is no...Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rooksk impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays? O fearful meditation!...
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The Handy-volume Shakspeare [ed. by Q.D.].

William Shakespeare - 1867 - 372 pages
...it fears to lose. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower t 0, how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days. When rocks...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 570 pages
...fears to lose.— 64. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...where, alack ! Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chestliehid? Or what strong hand can hold his swift foot back? Or who his spoil of beauty can forbid...
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