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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 William Shakespeare: Pericles. The tempest. The two gentlemen ...

William Shakespeare - 1868 - 538 pages
...beauty hold a plea , Whose action is no stronger than a flower? O, how shall summer's honey-breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days...decays? O fearful meditation! where, alack, Shall Tune's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid? Or what strong hand can hold his swift foot back? Or who...
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TÚ To ti ēn einai. Die Idee Shakespeare's und deren ..., Volume 147

Carl Karpf - 1869 - 204 pages
...it fears to lose. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-sways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...is no stronger than a flower? O! how shall summer's honey-breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are not...
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Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers: An Exposition of Their Similarities of ...

Henry Green - Emblems - 1870 - 644 pages
...appropriation,— " Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...so strong, but Time decays ? O fearful meditation t where, alack 1 Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid ? Or what strong hand can hold his...
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The complete works of Shakspere, with a memoir, and essay, by ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1870 - 732 pages
...it fears to lose. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea; But sad mortality o'er-sways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...stout. Nor gates of steel so strong, but time decays t O fearful meditation 1 where, alack, Shall time's best jewel from time's chest lie hid f Or what...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Plays Ed. from the Folio of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Richard Grant White - 1871 - 618 pages
...beauty hold a plea. Whose action is no stronger than a flower ? O, how shall Summer's honey-breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days,...where, alack, Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest He hid ? Or what strong hand can hold his swift foot back * Or who his spoil of beauty can forbid ?...
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James Gordon's Wife: A Novel ...

Mrs. Carey Brock - 1871 - 192 pages
..." CHAPTER XXXV. " Since braes, 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 ? " Ruin hath tanght me thus to ruminate — That Tune will come and take my love away : This thought...
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James Gordon's wife [by E. Clutton Brock].

Ellen Clutton Brock - 1871 - 446 pages
...!" 207 CHAPTER X. 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? Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate — That Time will come and take my love away : This thought is...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 710 pages
...BEAUTY, Exposure of. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-sways y ear is pained, My soul is sick, with every days'...There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It doe wreckf ul siege of battering days, Where rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so...
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Works, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1874 - 588 pages
...fears to lose. LXY. 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 ? 0, how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks...
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Progressive exercises in Latin elegiac verse

Charles Granville Gepp - 1874 - 238 pages
...X. (Shakespeare). Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with this rage shall beauty hold...flower ? O how shall summer's honey breath hold out 5 Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates...
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