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" O, speak again, bright angel ! for thou art As glorious to this night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wond'ring eyes Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 77
1823
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 1841 - 312 pages
...night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wondering eyes Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And sails upon the bosom of the air. Ju. O Romeo, Romeo ! wherefore art thou Romeo...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1842 - 512 pages
...arises from unknown objects that have no analogy to any species with which we are acquainted. Shakspeare in a simile introduces that species of novelty : As...winged messenger from heaven Unto the white up-turned wond'ringeye Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida ; Coriolanus ; Titus ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842 - 606 pages
...night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wond'ring eyes Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds8, And sails upon the bosom of the air. Jtd. O Romeo, Romeo ! wherefore art thou...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1842 - 340 pages
...night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wondering eyes Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds. And sails upon the bosom of the air. Ju. O Romeo, Romeo ! wherefore art thoa Romeo...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 450 pages
...night , being o'er my head , As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wond'ring eyes Of mortals , that fall back to gaze on him , When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds , And sails upon the bosom of the air. Jul. 0 Romeo , Romeo ! wherefore art thou...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 594 pages
...night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wond'riug eyes Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And sails upon the bosom of the air. Jul. O Romeo, Romeo ! wherefore art thou Romeo...
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The Works of Shakespere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 582 pages
...night, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturned wond'ring eyes Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And sails upon the bosom of the air. Jul. O Romeo, Romeo ! wherefore art thou Romeo...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - 1844 - 440 pages
...my head, [u] As is a winged messenger of heaven [ms] Unto the white upturned wondering eyes [pw.og] Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him, [#] When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And sails upon the bosom of the air." RULE IX. Excessive grief and sorrow, are...
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1847 - 516 pages
...arises from unknown objects that have no analogy to any species with which we are acquainted. Shakspeare in a simile introduces that species of novelty : As...winged messenger from heaven Unto the white up-turned wond'ringcye Of mortals, that fall back to gaze on him When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds, And...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...glorious to this sight, being o'er my head, As is a winged messenger of heav'n, Unto the white-upturned, it legs, and passing strong, Thin mane, thick tail, broad .buttock, tender hide lazy-pacing clouds, And sails upon the bosom of the air. Jul. 0 Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo...
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