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" I'll example you with thievery: The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun... "
Yale Studies in English - Page 102
1913
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1709
...Thief, And her pale fire (he fnatches from the Sun. The Sea's a Thief, whofe liquid Surge refolves The Moon into Salt Tears. The Earth's a Thief, That feeds and breeds by a compofture ftoln From gen'ral Excrement : Each things a Thief. The Laws,your curb and whip, in their...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1824
...of Athens : " I'll example you with thievery. The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea ; the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun." We will first cite the original, and then Mr. Richardson's translation ; and having, in justice to...
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Comments on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher, with an Appendix ..., Volume 2

John Monck Mason - 1798 - 67 pages
...passage as erroneous, than to acknowledge on such slight authority that a drug signifies a drudge. TIMON The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears, Savary, in his 57th letter from Egypt, informs us, on the authority of Pausanias, that the ancient...
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Comments on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher: With an Appendix, Containing ...

John Monck Mason - English drama - 1798 - 467 pages
...passage as erroneous, than to acknowledge on such slight authority that a drug signifies a drudge. TIMON The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears, Savary, in his 57th letter from Egypt, informs us, on the authority of Pausanias, that the ancient...
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Odes of Anacreon

Anacreon - Greek poetry - 1800 - 255 pages
...her pale fire she snatches from the sun. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The mounds into salt tears. The earth's a thief, That feeds, and breeds by a composture stol'n From general excrements. The moon too quaffs her paly stream Of lustre, from the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Like workmen. I'll example you with thievery : The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her...: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture7 stolen From general excrement : each thing's a thief ; The laws, your curb and whip, in...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1804
...Like workmen. I'll example you with thievery: The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her...tears: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen From general excrement: each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their...
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Odes of Anacreon, Volume 1

Anacreon - Greek poetry - 1804
...you with thievery. The sun 'sa thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea. The moon 's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from...The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The And when the rosy sun appears, He drinks the ocean's misty tears. The moon too quaffs her paly stream...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Like workmen. I'll example you with thievery: The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her...: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture5 stolen From general excrement: each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...Like workmen. I'll example you with thievery: The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her...tears: the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture 5 stolen From general excrement: each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in...
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