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" Now o'er the one half-world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep ; now witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings, and wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace,... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 343
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1821
...for the sake of metre. Probably Shakspeare wrote : " The curtain'd sleeper." The foliq VOI,. XI. H Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost 9. Thou sure and firm-set earth l, spells the word sleepe, and an addition of the letter r only, afford*...
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Letters to Richard Heber, Esq: Containing Critical Remarks on the Series of ...

John Leycester Adolphus - 1822 - 317 pages
...Such is the effect of that well-known passage in Macbeth, where murder is thus personified : 'Now• wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf,...strides, towards his design | Moves like a ghost." Macbeth, Act. II. Sc. I. This method, also, appears unsuitable to the simplicity with which the author...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1822
...Such is the effect of that well-known passage in Macbeth, where murder is thus personified: ' " Now wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf,...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost." Macbeth, Act ii. Sc. i. < This method, also, appears unsuitable to the simplicity with which 1 he author...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: All's well that ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...mine eyes. — Now o'er the one half world. Nature seems dead,9 and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'^ sleep ;' now witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings...earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear The very stones prate of my where-about, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...curtained sleep; now witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings ; and withered murder, Alarumed by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch,...earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear The very stones prate of my where-about, And take the present horrour from the time, Which now suits...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1823
...bloodj business, which informs Thus to mine eyes.— Now o'er the one half world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep ; now...sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthr pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...horror-struck heart recoils at the reflection that " Now o'er the one half world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep ; now...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost." When the murder of Banquo is resolved on, it is announced that " ere the bat hath flown His cloister'd...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1824 - 385 pages
...bloody business, which informs Thus to mine eyes.—Now o'er the one half world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep; now witchcraft...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost.—Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear Thy very stones...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...lord, come from the grave, To tell us this. NIGHT. Now o'er the one half world Nature seems dead ; and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep ; now...thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing sides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. The gaudy, babbling, and remorseful day Is crept into...
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The Life of Shakespeare: Enquiries Into the Originality of His ..., Volume 2

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...half world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep ; now witchcraft cejebrates Pale Hecate's offerings ; and wither'd murder, Alarum'd...ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost." When the murder of Banquo is resolved on, it is announced that " ere the bat hath flown His cloister'd...
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