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" These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die ! like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. "
The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with Cuts - Page 2108
by William Shakespeare - 1709
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 pages
...stumble that run fast'; and in the next scene in which he again advises Romeo to 'love moderately': These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. The Friar also saves Romeo from despair and suicide when he is banished. It is plain...
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The Art of Loving

S.P.Sharma - 2007 - 120 pages
...Friar Lawrence warns Romeo and Juliet, whose state of mind is manifest to him all too clearly: These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume: the sweeter honey Is loathsome in its own deliciousness, And in the taste confounds...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Tragedies

Janette Dillon - 2007
...pronouncing on the danger of this rush of love: Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. (2.3.90) These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume; (2.6.9-11) and his perspective highlights the moralising aspect which was noted in chapter...
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