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" Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings, Vex'd and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians. "
Ivanhoe - Page 107
by Walter Scott - 1923 - 514 pages
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 30

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1874 - 606 pages
...than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars." or this from the Jew of Malta : — " Like the sad presaging raven that tolls The sick man's...night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings." And who does not willingly resist the tediousness of many a page in Paradise Regained, in the chance...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 30

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1874 - 822 pages
...genius is very felicitous in producing : it occurs in a soliloquy by the Jew — Thns, like the Bad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport...silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings ; Vexed and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christians. The miser is most...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 30

1874 - 1078 pages
...than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars." or this from the Jew of Malta : — " Like the sad presaging raven that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in tlw shadow of the sjleut night Doth shake contagion from her sable itrings." And who does not willingly...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 30

1874 - 586 pages
...than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars." or this from the Jew of Malta : — " Like the sad presaging raven that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in Ike shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings." And who does not willingly...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...end thou shall be visited.' The warning was Like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man s Jew of Malta. The finest compliment paid to the genius of this unfortunate poet, was by his contemporary...
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The Works of Christopher Marlowe: With Some Account of the Author, and Notes ...

Christopher Marlowe - 1876 - 474 pages
...Bara, Thus, like the sad-presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport in her hollow beak.t Aud in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion...from her sable wings, Vex'd and tormented runs poor Barabas With fatal curses towards these Christiana, The incertain pleasures of swift-footed time Have...
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Waverley Novels: Ivanhoe

Walter Scott - 1877 - 486 pages
...the lists, and kept watch during the night. CHAPTER X. Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that toll The sick man's passport in her hollow beak, And in...from her sable wings ; Vex'd and tormented, runs poor Barrabas, With fatal curses towards these Christians. Jew of Malta. THE Disinherited Knight had no...
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Papers on Shakespere

Robert Cartwright - 1877 - 60 pages
...can only be regarded as a satire, keen and critical, on Marlowe's petty theft. Again, the lines : " And in the shadow of the silent night Doth shake contagion from her sable wings," Jew of Malta, act i. sc. 2, remind us of : " and from their misty jaws Breathe foul contagious darkness...
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Occasional Issues of Unique Or Very Rare Books, Issue 6

Alexander Balloch Grosart - 1878 - 482 pages
...two lines are satirically borrowed from Marlowe's Jew of Malia, with slight alterations, eg : "Bar. Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The sick man's passport in his hollow beak." (Act ii, II. 1-2. ) Further study of Shialetheia may reveal other hitherto undetected...
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

William Shakespeare - 1879 - 238 pages
...hovered near a house in which sickness or infection existed. Malone quotes Marlowe, Jew of Malta, ii. I : «'Thus like the sad presaging raven, that tolls The...hollow beak, And in the shadow of the silent night, Does shake contagion from her sabfe wings." Cf. Davenant, Love and Honour : " So ravens croke When...
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