Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...finely-tinted a picture. ' An ounce of civet, good apothecary, to sweeten' Mr. S.'s ' imagination.' B. Tim. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears ; The ten's a thirf, whose liquid surge retol-ocs The moon inta salt tears. J The sea melting then/mm into...
Full view - About this book

Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Like workmen. I'll example you with thievery: The sum'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 comjxjsture stolen From gen'ral excrement : each thing's a thief ; The laws, your curb and whip, in...
Full view - About this book

Lieder, Volume 1

Anacreon - 1816
...allée trtnftl The sun's a thief, «ml with his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arraut thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun;...liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears; the earth a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen From general excrement: each Thing's a...
Full view - About this book

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1817
...similar thoughts on similar secasions. JOHiNSON. 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 composture stolen From general excrement: each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their...
Full view - About this book

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Some account of Shakespeare's ...

William Shakespeare - 1817
...the vrv-t sea Die moon't an arrant thiei", And her palf fire she snatches from the sun. The «ea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears. The earth 3 a thief, That feeds and breeds hy a composture ^tol'n From gen'r ill excrement : each thing's...
Full view - About this book

The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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 composture " stolen From general excrement : each thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in...
Full view - About this book

Odes of Anacreon, tr. into Engl. verse, with notes. By T. Moore, Volume 1

Anacreon - 1820
...TIMON, ACT IV. 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 snatehes from the sun. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The mounds into salt tears. The...
Full view - About this book

The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Theatre - 1821
...plagiarism from Anacreon hath been detected : " 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 composture stol'n " From gen'ral excrement : each thing's a thief." " This (says Dr. Dodd) is a good...
Full view - About this book

The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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...whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears l : the earth's a thief, 9 — since you PROFESS to do't,] The old copy has— -protest. The correction...
Full view - About this book

The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1821
...PROFESS to do't,] The old copy has — •protest. The correction was made by Mr. Theobald. MALONE. i The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The MOON into salt tears:] The moon is supposed to be humid, and perhaps a source of humidity, but cannot be resolved by the surges...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF