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" How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou... "
Horace: with notes by C. Girdlestone and W.A. Osborne - Page 81
by Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1848 - 12 pages
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AS English Literature for AQA B

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - English literature - 2003 - 150 pages
...I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon...perfumed chambers of the great, Under the canopies of cost|y state, And lull'd with sound of sweetest melody? O thou dull god, why liest thou with the vile...
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Henry IV, Part 2

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2011 - 400 pages
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetf ulness? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, 10 And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great,...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Dramatists, English - 2007 - 1280 pages
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness? . And hire those horses; I'll be with thee straight. [Exit BALTHASAR. Well, Juliet, I husht with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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Romanticism After Auschwitz

Sara Emilie Guyer - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 364 pages
...Oxford University Press, 1904), 202. 23. In the apostrophe to sleep in 2 Henry IV, King Henry asks: Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hushedw1th buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great, Under the...
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The Second Part of King Henry IV

William Shakespeare, Giorgio Melchiori - Drama - 2007 - 266 pages
...frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness? Why rather Sleep liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee 10 And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber, Than in the perfumed chambers of the great,...
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