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" O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene ! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and at his heels, Leash'd... "
The Plays - Page 297
by William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe, Samuel Johnson - 1824
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1803
...French and English Soldiers, Messengers, and Attendants. The SCENE, at the beginning of the Play, lies m England; but afterwards, wholly in France. Enter CHORUS....himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Leash 'd in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Manley Wood - 1806
...Messengers, and Attendants. The SCENE, at the Beginning of the Play, lies in England; but aftenvards, wholly in France. Enter CHORUS. O, for a muse of fire,...himself, Assume the port of Mars; and, at his heels, Leash' d in like hounds, should famine, sword, nnd fire, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough, Nicholas Rowe - History - 1807
...in England ; but afterwards, wholly in France. CHORUS. f\ For a muse of fire 2, that would ascend J Leash' d in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, [all, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson - Drama - 1807
...The brightest heaven of invention I 1 A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold 2 the swelling scene! Then should the warlike Harry,...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. 3 But pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit, 4 that hath dar'd, On this unworthy scaffold,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1807
...The brightest heaven of invention!1 A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold2 the swelling scene! Then should the warlike Harry,...hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment.3 But pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit,4 that hath dar'dr On this unworthy...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1810
...emptiness and narrowness of the last act, which a very little diligence might have easily avoided. O, FOR a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment.2 But pardon, gentles all, The flat unraised spirit, that hath dar'd, On this unworthy scaffold,...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...flights ; without any allusion to the Peripatetic system, or to the aspiring nature of fire. B. Chor. Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment. Leas/it in like hounds, should famine, srcord, andjire, Crouch for employment. j Lot ; and, as I suppose,...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...soft silencing your son. § 21. THE LIFE OF HENRY V. SHAK.SPEARE. Prologue. O, FOR a muse of lire, that would ascend, The brightest heaven of invention...himself, Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Leasht in like hounds, should famine, sword. Crouch for employment. [and fire, Consideration. Consideration...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of ..., Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...hypocrisy ; and when hypocrisy might think proper to conclude her game, and let profligacy play her part, " Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume...should famine, sword, and fire, Crouch for employment." Measures of this complexion would indeed account for ministerial taciturnity. It was the only species...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1817
...SCENE—at the beginning of the play, lies in England; but aftemards, wholly in France. I Enter CHORUS. V-Jj FOR a muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest...to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene ! Assume the port of Mars ; and, at his heels, Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Leash'd...
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