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" 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... "
The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education - Page 58
edited by - 1754
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The plays of Shakespeare, from the text of S. Johnson, with the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1771 - 442 pages
...fpeed. [Exit Page. How many thoufands of my pooreft fubjects Are at this hour afleep ! O gentle fleep, Nature's foft nurfe, how have I frighted thee, That...no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And fteep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ? Why rather, fleep, ly'ft thou in finoaky cribs, Upon uneafy pallets llretching...
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Elements of Criticism..

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1772 - 398 pages
...fuccefsfully is life and action given even to fteep: King Henry. How many thoufands of my pooreft, fubjects Are at this hour afleep ! O gentle Sleep, Nature's...no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And fteep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ? Why rather, Sleep, ly'ft thou in fmoky Ctibs,, Upon uneafy pallets ftretching...
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The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1773 - 504 pages
.... [Exit Page. How many thonfands of my pooreft i'uhjefts Are at this hour afleep 1 O gentle fleep, Nature's foft nurfe, how have I frighted thee, * That...no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And fteep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ? Why rather, fleep, ly'ft thou in fmoaky cribs, Upon uneafy pallets ilretching...
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The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated

Mrs. Griffith (Elizabeth), Elizabeth Griffith - 1775 - 626 pages
...hit nigbt-ggviit, How many thoufands of my pooreft fubjefls Are at this hour afleep ! O gentle deep, Nature's foft nurfe ! how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, » In the Tempeft. •f As I know of no ftory that this cireumflanoe can be applied to, it majr be...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - 1777 - 348 pages
...it>. is. extremely agreeable : How many thoufands of my pooreft fubjecls Are at this hour afleep ! Oh gentle Sleep, Nature's foft nurfe, how have I frighted...thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And fteep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ! Why rather, Sleep, lieft thou in fmoaky huts, Upon uneafy pallets ftretching...
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A View of Society and Manners in Italy: With Anecdotes Relating to Some ...

John Moore - 1781 - 542 pages
...Sleep, into the mouth of this monarch : . O Sleep ! O gentle Sleep! Nature's foft nurfe, how have 1 frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And fteep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ? Why rather, Sleep, lieft thou in fmoky cribs, Upon uneafy pallets ftretching...
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Stockdale's edition of Shakespeare, with explanatory notes

William Shakespeare - 1784 - 1118 pages
...of my pooreft fubjecls Are at this hourafleep !— deep, gentle fleep. Nature's foft nurt'e, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down; And fteep my fenfes in forgelfulnefs .' < Meaning, thou ¡nexhauftible magazioc of ullowt I « 4 Why Why rather,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 460 pages
...SHAKEsPEAR. CHAP. VIII. HENRY IV's SOLILOQUY ON SI.EEP. HO W many thoufands of my pooreft fubjefts Are at this hour afleep ! O gentle Sleep, Nature's...no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And fteep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ! Why rather, Sleep, lay'ft thou in fmoaky cribs, Upon uneafy pallets ftretching...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785 - 156 pages
...SHAKESPEAR. HOW many Thoufands of my pooreft Subje&s Are at this Hour afleep ! O gentle Sleep ! Nature's loft Nurfe, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more...wilt weigh my Eye-lids down. And fteep my Senfes in forg.-tfulnels ? Why rather, Sieep, lyefl thou in finoaky Huts, Upon uneaiy Pallets ftretching thee,...
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The Dramatic Works: Of Shakespeare, in Six Volumes; with Notes by Joseph ...

William Shakespeare - 1789 - 712 pages
...Page. How many thoufand of my pooreft fubje&s Are at this hour aflcep ! — O fleep, O gentle fleep, Nature's foft nurfe, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And deep my fenfes in forgetfulnefs ? Why rather, fleep, ly'ft thou in fmoky cribs, Upon uneafy pallets...
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