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" 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? O! how shall summer's honey breath hold out, Against the wrackful siege... "
The works of William Shakespeare - Page 619
by William Shakespeare, John Jay Chapman - 1857
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The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ...

William Shakespeare - 1808 - 204 pages
...away. This thought is as a death, which cannot choose But weep to have that which it fears to lose. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea,...no stronger than a flower ; O ! how shall summer's hungry breath hold out Against the wrackful siege of battering days ; When rocks impregnable are not...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Venus and Adonis. Rape of ...

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, Edward Capell, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...side, " Gelding the opposed continent as much." STEEVENS. When I have seen such interchange of state a, Or state itself confounded to decay ; Ruin hath taught...hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days s When rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but time decays ? O fearful...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...seen the hungry ocean gain Advantage on the kingdom of the shore, And the firm soil win of the wat'ry main, Increasing store with loss, and loss with store;...battering days, When rocks impregnable are not so stoutNor gates of steel so strong, but time decays ? O fearful meditation! where, alack ! Shall time's...
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Progressive exercises in Latin elegiac verse

Charles Granville Gepp - 1830
...band. — 10. When will that mournful day pass away (cado) from my mind? EXERCISE X. (Shakespeare). Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea,...a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower ? H 2 O how shall summer's honey breath hold out 5 Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-sways their power, * Fight for. t Acts xvi. 16—18. How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea, Whose...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 1 Or what...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1843
...hand defaced The rich proud cost of out-worn buried age ; When sometime lofty towers I see down-rased, And brass eternal, slave to mortal rage : When I have...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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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Volume 8

1843
...hand defaced The rich proud cost of out-worn buried age ; When sometime lofty towers I see down-rased, And brass eternal, slave to mortal rage : When I have...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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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 8

John Payne Collier - 1843
...loss with store : When I have seen such interchange of state, Or state itself confounded to decay, Rum hath taught me thus to ruminate — That time will...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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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Volume 8

John Payne Collier - 1843
...but there oufat and CAnufea could not be used as the participles of the verbs to fait and to tknut. Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate — That time...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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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1844
...store : When I have seen such interchange of state , Or state itself confounded to decay, Ituin haih taught me thus to ruminate — That time will come...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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