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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1817
...the end, Having my freedom, boast of nothing eke, But that I was a journeyman to grief ?» 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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 80

England - 1856
...that Bolingbroke must have been a Circassian traveller, and spoke feelingly when he said — " Oh, who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast ? " It was late on the following morning before we roused ourselves from the heavy slumbers consequent...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1818
...For gnarling 1 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...? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastick summer's heat ? 0, no ! the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the...
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Popular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe: In ...

Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle) - Costume - 1820 - 506 pages
...WALLER.—" True; but Shakspeare never tires, for • he's always changing and for ever new." EDWARD.— " Oh who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...appetite, By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? Oh, no, the apprehension of the good Gives...
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson

Robert Fergusson, James Gray - Scotland - 1821 - 229 pages
...Then happiness at length should reign ; The golden age begin again. ON THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL 1771. 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 ! Shatespeare'i Richard II. POETS in vain have...
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The poems of Robert Fergusson, with a life of theauthor, and remarks on his ...

Robert Fergusson - 1821
...Then happiness at length should reign ; The golden age begin again. OS THE COLD MONTH OF APRIL 1771. 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 ! Shakespeare's Richard II. POETS in vain have...
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A Grammar of Logic and Intellectual Philosophy, on Didactic Principles: For ...

Alexander Jamieson - Logic - 1822 - 304 pages
...we should use conception, and the words imagination and apprehension as (synonymous with each other. 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 ; Oh no ! the apprehension of the good Gives...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...resist grief by reasoning upon its inutility, or conquer love by reflecting on its transitory nature — Who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast ? banish the Muses from his republic ; but the wretch that would wish the Poetry of life and feeling...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 4

Literature - 1822
...resist grief by reasoning upon its inutility, or conquer love by reflecting on its transitory nature — Who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast .' " Whip me under the gallows" the cold philosopher that would banish the Muses from his republic...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

1822
...resist grief by reasoning upon its inutility, or conquer love by reflecting on its transitory nature — Who can hold a fire in his hand By thinking on the...hungry edge of appetite By bare imagination of a feast ? Poetry of life and feeling to be extinct, let him for ever dwell " h ca/do, e 'n gteío," as Dante...
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