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" Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet ; For every pelting, petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder ; nothing but thunder. "
The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ... - Page 18
by Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare - 1788
...have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous, To use it like a giant. Lucia. That's well said. hab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove...officer, Would use his heaven for thunder ; nothing but thun-- der Merciful heaven ! .oo Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st the unwedgeable...
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Shakspeare's Measure for measure: a comedy

William Shakespeare, John Philip Kemble - Promptbooks - 1803 - 68 pages
...Luc'io. That 's well said. Isab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be qui-t; For every pelting, petty officer Would use his heaven...! Thou rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split's! the umvedgeable and gnarled oak, Than ihe soft myrtle : — O, but man, proud man,— Dress'd...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Isab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet, For every pelting,4 petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder; nothing...rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Split'st the umvedgeable and gnarled s oak, Than the soft myrtle; — O, but man, proud man! Drest in a little brief...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of ..., Volume 1

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - Law - 1804
...goodness : they plume themselves with the gaudy insignia of power. Well might nature's poet say — • Could great men thunder, As Jove himself does, Jove...heaven ! Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Spht'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak, Than the soft myrtie : O, but man, proud man, Dressed in a...
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The mysterious freebooter; or, The days of queen Bess, Volume 3

Francis Lathom - 1806
...between them, on which they parted, fully satisfied with the promises of each other. CHAP. VII. Crtild great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would...unwedgeable and gnarled oak, Than the soft myrtle. But man!—proud man! Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous, To use it like a giant. Lucio. That's well said. Isab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove...sulphurous bolt, Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak *I, Than the soft myrtle ; — O, but man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority ; Most ignorant...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1807
...have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant. Lucio. That's well said. Isab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove...oak, Than the soft myrtle ; — O, but man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority ; Most ignorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant. Luc. That's well said. Isab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove...! Thou rather, with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Splitt'st the unwedgeable aud gnarled oak,* Than the soft myrtle ; — O, but man, proud man ! Brest...
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A pamphlet on the difficulties and dangers of a theatrical life. [Followed ...

Elizabeth Wright Macauley - 1810
...FORTUNE AND BLYTH, , 29, iSSEX-STRBET. 1810. r IYQ V THE DANGERS AND DIFFICULTIES A THEATRICAL LIFE. COULD great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove...thunder, Merciful heaven, Thou rather with thy sharp and sulph'rous bolt Slit'stthe unwedgeable and knarlled oak, Than the soft myrtle—Oh! but man, proud...
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Twelfth-night. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing. Midsummer-night ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...Isab. Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet, For every pelting,1 petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder: nothing...sulphurous bolt, Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak,2 Than the soft myrtle ; — O, but man, proud man ! Drest in a little brief authority ; Most ignorant...
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