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" O ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow naked in December snow By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? "
The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ... - Page 62
by William Shakespeare - 1838
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...: For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Baling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives...
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Comedy of errors. Macbeth. King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV., part I

William Shakespeare - 1811
...: For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Boling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastick summer's heat ? O, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1811
...appetite, By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastick summer's heat? O, no ! the apprehension of the good,...more, Than when it bites, but lanceth not the sore. Gaunt. Come, come, my son, I'll bring thee on thy way: Had I thy youth, and canse, I would not stay....
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1810
...: For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it lightJ Baling. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...By bare imagination of a feast ? Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O, no ! the apprehension of the good. Gives...
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The poetical works of Robert Ferguson, with his life, Volume 1

Robert Fergusson - 1812
...should reign, And golden age begin again. ON TUB COLD MONTH OF APRIL, 1771. Oh ! who can hold ajire in his hand By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ; Or...bare imagination of a feast ; Or wallow .naked in December's snow By thinking on fantastic Summer's heat ? • SHAKESP. RICHARD II. 1 OETS in vain have...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1813 - 509 pages
...former of these phrases, and the words imagination and apprehension as synonymous with each other. -Who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the...bare imagination of a feast ? / Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh no ! the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1813
...: For gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Bolini*. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast I Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's beat? O, no ! the apprehension...
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson: in Two Parts. To which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Robert Fergusson - Scotland - 1815 - 331 pages
...Then happiness at length should reign, And golden age begin again. ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL, Oh ! who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...By bare imagination of a feast; Or wallow naked in December's snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat. SHAKES, RICH. H. POETS in vain have hail'd...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Thoughts ineffectual to moderate Affliction. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on...more Than when it bites, but lanceth not the sore. Popularity. Ourself, and Bushy, Bagot here, and Green, Observ'd his courtship to the common people...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...snarling Sorrow hath less power to bite The man that mocks at it, and sets it light. Eolingbroke. Oh, who can hold a fire in his hand. By thinking on the...December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat ? Oh, no 1 the apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. King Richard II....
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