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" Although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night. It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens.* Sweet, good night! "
Memoirs of Rossini, by the author of The lives of Haydn and Mozart - Page 243
by Marie Henri Beyle, Gioacchino Antonio Rossini - 1824
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Cymbeline. Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...— Jul. Well, do not swear; although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden ; Too like the...doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens. Sweet, good night! This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register
...DISAPPOINTMENT. A TRUE STORY. BY MRS. EDWARD THOMAS. " I have no joy in this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden ; Too like the...which doth cease to be, Ere one can say it lightens." SHAKSPERE. IT was a beautiful afternoon, in the month of May, when Madelon and Janet Howard stepped...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvis'd, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens. Sweet, good night ! This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 90

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1849
...course complete, but in reference to practice it may be called so. Shakspeare's Juliet refers to ' the lightning ' which doth cease to be, ere one can say it lightens.' The exact velocity of electricity along a copper wire is 288,000 miles in a second. It is calculated, accordingly,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1804
...joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, -too unadvis'd, too sudden j Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens. Sweet, good night ! . This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1805
...swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvis'd, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens. Sweet, good night ! This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1805
...swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvis'd, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens. Sweet, good night! This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when...
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Remarks critical, conjectural, and explanatory, upon the plays of Shakspeare ...

E H. Seymour - 1805
...swear by thy gracious self.'" Thus N. Lee: " By thy bright self, the greatest oath, I swear." 91. " Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, " Ere one can say—It lightens." The plain meaning of this passage, ere these words, "it lightens,^ can be uttered,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 13

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvis'd, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens. Sweet, good night! This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when...
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Striking likenesses; or, The votaries of fashion

Louisa Sidney Stanhope - 1808
...place." A sickening spasm seized her heart : a passing glo\v tinged her cheek, and vanished — '• like the lightning, which doth cease to be ere one can say it lightens." " The bride, if she chooses, may be happy," pursued the doctor, apparently regardless of her Demotion : "...
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