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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
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 17

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 510 pages
...sleep, O gentle sleep." The repeated tragic O was probably a playhouse intrusion. 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 in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

1822 - 418 pages
...many thousands of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! 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 in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 844 pages
...many thousands of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! 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 in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets...
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The First Canto of Ricciardetto, Volume 1

Niccolò Forteguerri - 1822 - 280 pages
...audacious eloquence." Shakespeare, Ibid. •— • — — " Sleep, 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 forgetfilness!" Shakespeare, Hen. IV. " In the first rank of these did Zimri stand...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: King John ...

William Shakespeare - 1823 - 372 pages
...thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! — Sleep, 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 in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets...
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FDA Consumer

1979 - 172 pages
...insufficient ra«v want to try some of the alternative^ "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?" From Shakespeare's HENRY IV .•ideation alluded to in the JAMA...
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Aspects of Macbeth

Kenneth Muir, Philip Edwards - 1977 - 116 pages
...Part II is like listening to an overture to Macbeth: O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness?. . . Then you perceive the body of our kingdom, How foul it is; what...
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Shakespeare's Soliloquies

Wolfgang Clemen - 1987 - 232 pages
...thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep! O sleep, O gentle sleep, 5 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 in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...and he found it. (V, i) NAEL-I King Henry IV, Pt. II 54 0 sleep, 0 gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, steep my senses in forgetfulness? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs. Upon uneasy pallets...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1214 pages
...favourite Came, bk. 4, set. 1 2 (1963). 4 sleep, gentle sleep. Nature's soft nurse, how have 1 ntellhٝ, steep my senses in forgetfulness? WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). English dramalisl. poet. King Henry,...
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